Khazanah Nasional has appointed Employees Provident Fund (EPF) chief executive Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan as its new managing director.
He is scheduled to report for duty on August 20, Khazanah said in a statement today.
“Khazanah would also like to welcome the new chairman and members of the Board, whose appointments were announced by the Prime Minister’s Office on 30 July 2018.
“In addition, Khazanah wishes to record its thanks and appreciation to the previous Members of the Board and former Managing Director Tan Sri Datuk Wira Azman Hj Mokhtar for their service and contribution to Khazanah and the nation,” the fund said.
Shahril, 48, is CEO of the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), having been appointed to the position on April 16, 2013. He was previously its deputy CEO (investment).
Prior to joining EPF, he was Malaysian Resources Corporation Bhd (MRCB) managing director. There, he was responsible for developing KL Sentral into one of the country’s main commercial centres.
Prior to MRCB, he was with Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional and helped in the corporate recovery and credit restructuring following the Asian Financial Crisis of 1997.