Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz has been appointed the new Group Chairperson of Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) effective July 1. She replaces Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar who is retiring as PNB Group Chairperson and Trustee of Yayasan Pelaburan Bumiputra (YPB) with effect from June 30.
Dr Zeti, the former Bank Negara Malaysia Governor served until 2016, and is at present a member of the Council of Eminent Persons which advises the Malaysian Government.
“The board of directors of PNB would like to take the opportunity to thank Tan Sri Abdul Wahid for his invaluable contribution and dedicated service as the group chairman of PNB. PNB appreciates the leadership provided by Tan Sri Abdul Wahid and the guidance he has provided to the board and management of PNB, and its investee companies, since his appointment in August 2016,” PNB said in a statement.