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STRATEGIC PLANNING GROUP

We draw on the broad experience and capabilities of our people for the work that we do

The Strategic Planning Group (SPG) represents a team of about 100 senior staff from Senior Vice Presidents to Executive Directors. The diverse group of individuals, from a broad range of industries and areas of specialisation, brings to Khazanah a wealth of knowledge and experience.

The SPG, which includes the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), helps to collectively ensure the implementation and delivery of our strategic and commercial objectives, based on the direction from our Board, and in line with our mandate.

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SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM

(Effective 1 June 2017)

Tan Sri Dato’ Azman Mokhtar
Managing Director

The team is led by Tan Sri Dato’ Azman Mokhtar, who has served as Managing Director since his initial appointment to the post in June 2004.

Dato’ Noorazman Abdul Aziz
Executive Director, Investments and Co­-Head of Investments (Divisional Management)

Dato’ Noorazman joined Khazanah in 2010 from Fajr Capital Ltd based in Dubai, where he was the Managing Director. Previously, he held various international banking and finance positions, including with Citigroup, Bank Islam, Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange and Labuan Offshore Financial Services Authority.

Datuk Ben Chan
Executive Director, Investments and Co­-Head of Investments (Transactions)

Datuk Ben joined Khazanah in 2005. He was formerly Director of Research at several investment houses in Malaysia, covering Malaysia and Singapore. Previously, He was head of China research with Cazenove & Co and ING Barings, based in Hong Kong.

Datuk Dominic Silva
Executive Director, Investments
(Head of Investments until 31 May 2017)

Datuk Dominic joined Khazanah in 2008 after 18 years in the banking sector, 12 of which were with ABN AMRO in several regional and international capacities. Prior to that, he worked with a major Japanese group’s corporate finance division in Asia.

Datuk Hisham Hamdan
Executive Director, Investments and Head of Khazanah Research & Investment Strategy

Datuk Hisham joined Khazanah in 2011 from Sime Darby Berhad, where he served in various senior capacities, covering strategy and business development, healthcare, energy and utilities, and China. He also has significant prior experience in equity research and investment banking.

Dato’ Mohamed Nasri Sallehuddin
Executive Director and Head of Corporate & Support Services, Company Secretary and Head, Legal

Dato’ Nasri joined Khazanah in 2009. Previously he was a partner with a leading law firm in Malaysia, advising clients on corporate law and the legal aspects of corporate restructuring, take-overs and mergers.

Jiv Sammanthan
Executive Director, Managing Director’s Office and Head of Managing Director’s Office

Jiv joined Khazanah in 2010. Prior to Khazanah, he spent 18 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Birmingham, London and Kuala Lumpur offices.

Mohd Izani Ashari
Executive Director, Managing Director’s Office and Head of Special Projects Office

Izani joined Khazanah in 2009 and is responsible for leading Khazanah’s work on the GLC Transformation Programme. He spent a considerable number of years with large multinationals and corporations, including Shell, Maybank, Sime Darby, Petronas, and Malaysian Airline System Berhad.

Ahmad Zulqarnain Onn
Executive Director, Investments and Head of Strategic Management Unit

Zulqarnain joined Khazanah in 2014. He has over 18 years in both the banking and corporate sectors, including tenures with UBS Warburg, Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad, CIMB Group, and Symphony Group.

Dato’ Charon Mokhzani
Executive Director, Managing Director’s Office and Managing Director of Khazanah Research Institute

Dato’ Charon joined Khazanah in 2013. Previously he was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Investment Banking of CIMB Group, and Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Investment Bank. Prior to that he was the Managing Partner of Messrs. Zaid Ibrahim & Co.

Javier Santiso
Executive Director, Investments and Head of Khazanah Europe Investment Limited

Javier joined Khazanah in 2015. He was previously the Managing Director for Global Affairs and New Ventures at Telefonica. He also served as Director General and Chief Economist at OECD Development Centre.

Chinta Bhagat
Executive Director, Investments and Head of Khazanah India Advisors Private Limited

Chinta joined Khazanah in 2015. He was previously the Managing Partner at McKinsey & Co in Singapore. Prior to McKinsey, he held various positions at an Indian engineering and construction firm, culminating in his role as Chief Executive Officer.

Tengku Dato’ Sri Azmil Zahruddin Raja Abdul Aziz
Executive Director, Investments and Overseeing Executive Director of Khazanah Americas Inc.

Tengku Dato’ Sri Azmil joined Khazanah in 2011 from Malaysian Airline System Berhad where he was Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to that, he was Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Penerbangan Malaysia Berhad. He has also worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in London and Hong Kong.

Dato’ Mohd Izani Ghani
Executive Director, Investments and Overseeing Executive Director of Khazanah Turkey Regional Office (Chief Financial Officer until 31 May 2017)

Dato’ Izani joined Khazanah in 2005. Prior to joining Khazanah, he was with Putrajaya Holdings Sdn Bhd and Renong Group.

Zaida Khalida Shaari
Executive Director, Investments

Zaida joined Khazanah in 2007. Previously, she was Company Secretary and Head of Legal at Permodalan Nasional Berhad after spending several years in legal practice.

Kenneth Shen
Executive Director, Investments

Ken joined Khazanah in 2011 from Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) where he held several senior positions, including Adviser to the Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Qatar Holding LLC. Prior to QIA, he was with Salomon Brothers in Hong Kong and Lehman Brothers in New York.

Serena Tan Mei Shwen
Executive Director, Investments

Serena joined Khazanah in 2005. Prior to Khazanah, she was with Boston Consulting Group and McKinsey & Co. She has also served with Lippo Bank in Indonesia, under secondment from Khazanah for two years.

Nik Rizal Kamil Nik Ibrahim Kamil
Executive Director, Investments

Nik Rizal Kamil joined Khazanah in 2011. He started his professional career as an accountant and auditor with Coopers & Lybrand United Kingdom before joining Arthur Andersen & Co. He has also served several Royal Dutch Shell companies in the region and the United Kingdom.

Roni Lihawa Abdul Wahab
Executive Director, Investments

Roni rejoined Khazanah in May 2017 from HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad where he was Head of Global Banking. Prior to this, he has worked in both banking and corporate sectors including Credit Suisse, J.P. Morgan, Capstar Partners and UEM Group.

Latifah Daud
Executive Director and Head of Strategic Human Capital Management

Latifah joined Khazanah in 2015. She has over 20 years of experience in Human Resources in multinational companies including Honeywell Inc., and Motorola/Freescale Semiconductor. She has also worked in a Singapore-based consulting firm as well as Hatibudi Nominees/ Renong Group and Arab Malaysian Bank.

Suhana Dewi Selamat
Director, Managing Director’s Office and Chief Risk Officer

Suhana joined Khazanah in 2012. She has more than 20 years of experience in legal, regulatory and compliance roles. Previously, she was the Director/ Country Head of Compliance with Credit Suisse in Malaysia.

Faridah Bakar Ali
Director, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Faridah joined Khazanah in 2006. Prior to joining Khazanah, she was with PricewaterhouseCoopers Malaysia and BP Malaysia Berhad.

We would like to extend our gratitude and appreciation to the following former Senior Leadership Team members for their contribution to Khazanah.

Rohayati Othman
Director, Managing Director’s Office and Chief Risk Officer

Rohayati left Khazanah in January 2017 after serving eight years with Khazanah.

Ahmad Farouk Mohammed
Executive Director, Investments

Farouk left Khazanah in April 2017 after serving over 11 years in Khazanah.

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