Press Release
02 January 2018

Announcement Follows Retirement of Tan Sri Dr. Ahmad Tajuddin Ali 

KUALA LUMPUR, 2 January – The Board of Directors of UEM Group Berhad (UEM Group) has announced that Dato’ Noorazman bin Abd Aziz will succeed Tan Sri Dr. Ahmad Tajuddin Ali as Chairman of the Company effective 1 January 2018. 

Tan Sri Dr. Ahmad Tajuddin, aged 69, has opted to retire from the post after having served more than 10 years in UEM Group, Malaysia's leading engineering-based infrastructure and services conglomerate. 

“I would like to record our utmost appreciation to Tan Sri Dr. Ahmad Tajuddin who has been the Chairman and chief steward of UEM Group for more than 10 years. Tan Sri Taj, as we fondly call him, led and guided UEM Group through a very important period of its 51 years history, a period that coincided with the GLC Transformation Program and UEM Group’s own period of consolidation and renewed growth. As a 100% subsidiary of Khazanah, we are particularly thankful for all his contributions,” said Tan Sri Azman Hj. Mokhtar, Managing Director of Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the parent company of UEM Group. 

“I have greatly enjoyed my time at UEM Group and am proud to be involved in many mega, iconic projects in Malaysia and abroad over the years. It gives me great pride to see the business is on a strong footing, continues to grow and has established strategic positions in key industries and markets,” said Tan Sri Dr. Ahmad Tajuddin. 

“I am pleased that the Board has appointed Dato’ Noorazman to succeed me as Chairman. He has a distinguished track record and the right person to chair the Board of UEM Group moving forward,” he added. 

Dato’ Noorazman, is a long-standing Board Member of UEM Group. He was appointed on 15 November 2010 and was subsequently named Deputy Chairman on 14 April 2017. He is currently an Executive Director, Investments of Khazanah Nasional Berhad. Dato’ Noorazman joined Khazanah in May 2010 after having spent two and a half years as Managing Director of Fajr Capital Ltd, a Khazanah investee company. Prior to this, he held a succession of international banking and finance positions including with Citigroup, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad, Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange and Labuan Offshore Financial Services Authority (LOFSA). 

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