Ex-Anwar aide Farhash is new 7-Eleven chairman

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7-Eleven Malaysia Holdings Bhd announced Farhash Wafa Salvador as the new chairman effective yesterday.

In a filing with Bursa Malaysia, it said Farhash replaces Datuk Seri Robin Tan Yeong Ching who resigned as chairman yesterday to pursue other interests.

Robin was appointed as 7-Eleven Malaysia’s chairman on Nov 25, 2021.

“Farhash brings with him more than a decade’s worth of experience in the field of business, consultancy and advisory.

“In the business front, his illustrious career spans across a broad range of sectors which include construction, technology, hotel, food and beverage.

“He is also a staunch advocate to promoting the development of the small and medium enterprises (SME) industry in the country,” it said.

Farhash is or had been a director and/or shareholder in at least ten private companies, including Swag Technologies Sdn Bhd, Salvador & Sons Sdn Bhd and Pacific Samudera Sdn Bhd.

He presently sits on the board of advisory of Yayasan Usahawan Malaysia, a non-government organisation that thrives on the frontier of gathering, creating and developing sustainable companies with strong entrepreneurship traits.

He is also a group executive chairman of Apex Equity Holdings Bhd and a director of Berjaya Construction Bhd.