Golden Pharos announces boardroom changes

This article first appeared in The Edge Financial Daily, on August 2, 2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Golden Pharos Bhd, controlled by the Terengganu state government, announced changes to the board yesterday, with six voluntary resignations and six new appointments.

In a bourse filing yesterday, the company said its non-independent and non-executive chairman Datuk Muhammad Pehimi Yusof had resigned, and he was replaced by Datuk Tengku Hassan Tengku Omar.

Tengku Hassan, 67, is PAS state assemblyman for Ladang in Terengganu. He had previously held several state administrative positions, including as state finance officer in 2004.

The company said two non-independent and non-executive directors — Datuk Sabri Mohd Noor and Datuk Mohamad Nor Ibrahim — had also resigned. Three others who exited the board are Jusoh Ali, Rosli Abd Rahman and Zainudin Abu Bakar.

They have been replaced by Dr Wan Ahmad Rudirmand Wan Razak, Dr Mohd Zaki Hamzah, Muhammad Ramizu Mustaffa and Mohd Badaruddin Ismail.