KUALA LUMPUR: Amir Hamzah Azizan will head Tenaga Nasional as its new president and chief executive officer with effect from April 2.
The power giant announced to Bursa Malaysia on Wednesday that he takes over from Datuk Seri Azman Mohd, whose resignation comes into effect on March 31.
Amir, 51, is the group CEO of Themed Attractions Resorts & Hotels Sdn Bhd, a post which he held since 2017.
Prior to that he was managing director of Icon Offshore Bhd from 2016 to 2017.
He was vice president (lubricants business) at Petroliam Nasional Bhd from 2013 to 2016. He was group managing director/CEO, Petronas Lubricants Int Sdn Bhd from 2012 to 2016.
Tenaga announced that the board, with the concurrence of the special shareholder, Minister of Finance (Incorporated), approved his appointment as president/CEO for a period of three years with effect from April 2, 2019 until April 1, 2022.