Datuk Mohd Nageeb Abdul Wahab has been appointed Felcra Bhd chairman, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) announced.
In a statement on Thursday, the PMO said Mohd Nageeb’s appointment would take effect on Oct 1.
He replaces Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin who resigned on June 1.
According to the statement, Mohd Nageeb has 39 years of experience in the agriculture, rubber, and palm oil industry, where he started his career as an agriculture executive trainee in KL Kepong Bhd in 1979.
Among positions he has held previously were senior vice president and head of upstream at Sime Darby Plantation Bhd.
He is currently Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MPOA) chief executive officer and the Malaysian representative to the International Tripartite Rubber Council (ITRC).