KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz has resigned as the independent and non-executive chairman of glove maker Supermax Corporation Bhd .
A statement to Bursa Malaysia on Monday stated that the former International Trade and Industry Minister had resigned due to personal reasons.
The statement said the resignation took effect from Saturday.
Meanwhile, Supermax, in a separate update after the stock market close, said Rafidah's sudden departure does not affect the company's day-to-day business operations.
"The board of directors shall identify a suitable candidate for appointment as the new chairman of the company and will make the necessary announcement in due course," it said.
Shares in Spuremax was up eight sen at RM2.68.