KUALA LUMPUR, 10 March 2020 – AMMB Holdings Berhad (AMMB) reported that a Non-Executive Director at one of its subsidiaries tested positive for COVID-19.
According to preliminary checks, it has been determined that for the past 10 days, the Director was not in contact with any staff and had not visited any of the Group’s premises.
The Ministry of Health is currently undertaking contact tracing to determine those that have been in contact with the said Non-Executive Director. Any staff members of Ambank who were in contact with the Non-Executive Director in the last 14 days have been placed on self-quarantine and will undergo the requisite medical examinations.
The Group’s existing precautionary measures include controlling entry into its premises, temperature screening at high risk locations, provision of masks and hand sanitisers, increase in frequency and intensity of cleaning as well as implementing a travel directive and advisory to staff.
Our business and operations remain unaffected. AmBank Group will continue to act in a responsible and transparent manner to safeguard the safety and health of all stakeholders, particularly staff and customers.
The Non-Executive Director is currently receiving medical attention at a government hospital. The Group wishes the Director a speedy recovery.
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