Mokhzani Mahathir is stepping down as chairman of Maxis


Tan Sri Mokhzani Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Mokhzani Mahathir has decided to step down as chairman of the board of Maxis Bhd effective June 30.

Mokhzani,63, served as director of Maxis since its listing on Bursa Malaysia in 2009, and as chairman of the board since April 22, 2021.

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“The board is currently assessing potential candidates and expects to complete the process and make an announcement on the new chairman at the appropriate time,” Maxis said in a statement.

The board has appointed independent director Datuk Hamidah Naziadin as interim chairman of the board effective July 1.

Hamidah, who was appointed as a director of Maxis in 2014, is an experienced and well-respected HR leader in corporate Malaysia. She currently serves as chairman of the nomination and remuneration committee and a member of the audit and risk committee.

“The board and company have benefited from Mokhzani’s wise counsel over the years. On behalf of the Board, management and employees of Maxis, I would like to express our gratitude to Mokhzani for his focused leadership and invaluable contributions to the company. I am confident that Maxis will continue to play a key role in advancing connectivity in line with the nation’s digital aspirations,” Hamidah said.

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