KUALA LUMPUR: Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) is pleased to announce the appointment of Hizzan Hamid as the new chief executive officer (CEO) of KWAP’s property arm, KWEST Sdn Bhd (KWEST), effective Sept 1, 2021.
In a statement on Monday, KWAP said Hizzan Hamid was previously the executive director of business development at Gamuda Land, with experience in managing land acquisition and commercial real estate.
His professional career in the property field spans across 14 years in local and international acquisitions, as well as facilitating joint ventures between top property development companies and government linked organisations.
Hizzan also previously held a leading position in Sunway Property in business development and landbank, and Malaysia Property Incorporated (MPI) in bringing foreign direct investment into the Malaysian property market.
Hizzan Hamid obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from University of Bolton UK, and a Master in Finance from Taylor’s University.
His appointment follows the departure of former KWEST CEO, Sufian Abdullah.
KWEST is a unit of KWAP established in 2017 and is the special purpose investment platform for real estate development. KWEST leading projects include Seri Tanjung Pinang 2 Phase 2A (STP2A) and Compass @ KSL.