PETALING JAYA: Khazanah Nasional Bhd has announced the appointment of Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop as its deputy chairman effective June 3, 2013.
Nor Mohamed’s appointment was nominated by the Prime Minister and chairman of Khazanah Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, Khazanah said in a statement yesterday.
Nor Mohamed will also be appointed chairman of the upcoming Khazanah Research Institute, which will assume the existing functions of the Khazanah Research Division that has been in operation since 2004.
The unit will evolve into a “research institute to provide research and analysis on matters related to Khazanah and the nation’s ongoing economic development,” the statement added.
Nor Mohamed who joined Khazanah’s board of directors on Nov 12, 2002, was previously Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department in charge of the Economic Planning Unit.
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