EC chairman Azhar Harun to step down from Country View board

EC chairman Azhar Harun to step down from Country View board
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KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 26): Azhar Azizan @ Harun will step down from the board of directors of Country View Bhd from Dec 10.

This follows his recent appointment as chairman of the Election Commission.

In a filing with Bursa Malaysia today, the property developer said Azhar, 56, has resigned as an independent and non-executive director. He was appointed to the board on March 27, 2002.

Azhar, better known as Art Harun, has extensive experience as an advocate and solicitor and currently concentrates his practice in litigation matters involving shareholders right and remedies, corporate liquidation and receivership; corporate debts restructuring, and building and construction claims.

Meanwhile, Han Hing Siew has been appointed as an independent and non-executive director of the group effective Dec 1. He is currently an independent non-executive director of Dominant Enterprise Bhd.

According to Country View, Han joined AmInvestment Bank Bhd in 1991 and retired in 2016. He has served as head of investment banking for the southern region which encompassed corporate advisory services (for corporate finance and debt capital market), corporate loans, treasury solutions and stockbroking services.

Country View shares closed up 3 sen or 2.31% at RM1.33, with 10,300 shares done, bringing a market capitalisation of RM133 million.