Khazanah appoints Johari to board of directors

Minister of Finance II, Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani

KUALA LUMPUR: Khazanah Nasional Bhd has appointed Minister of Finance II, Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani to its board of directors.

The strategic investment fund said on Friday he replaces former Minister of Finance II Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Mohamad Hanadzlah, who was on the board from May 18, 2009 to Sept 15, 2016. 

The appointment was made at the 80th meeting of Khazanah’s board of directors on Sept 15, 2016. 

Khazanah said Johari assumed his current position as Minister of Finance II on June 27, 2016. He was previously Deputy Minister of Finance. 

Johari started his career at international accounting firm, Peat Marwick & Co. (now known as KPMG) as an auditor. 

He later held senior key positions in several public listed companies. He was also managing director in companies involved in the food and beverage, agriculture and manufacturing industries. 

Johari is currently the chairman of Yayasan Bena Nusa, which was set up to help reduce urban poverty and improve education for children from urban poor. 

He was also appointed chairman of Jawatankuasa Pemakanan Negara at the Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry. 

He holds a diploma in accounting from Institut Teknologi MARA and is a qualified chartered accountant under the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants.

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