Adding to his role as an independent non-ED on the board, Tunku Ali Redhauddin Tuanku Muhriz has recently been appointed as the new chairman of Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd effective June 23rd 2022.
He succeeds Tun Zaki Tun Azmi, who served as chairman since its listing on Bursa Malaysia in 2012, as he retires following the conclusion of Astro’s Tenth Annual General Meeting.
“Having served on the board for more than nine years, it is time to pass on the chairmanship, and I congratulate Tunku Ali Redhauddin on his new appointment,” said Tun Zaki. “I am confident with the continued support and commitment from the board and team Astro, it will be able to grow from strength to strength under his leadership,” he said.
Bringing years of experience to the role, he sits on several portfolio company boards including Pathology Asia Holdings Pte Ltd, CVSKL, XCL Education Malaysia and Columbia Asia.
He is also a senior advisor to TPG Capital and chairman of Yayasan Munarah, Teach for Malaysia, Cancer Research Malaysia and WWF Malaysia, Bumi Armada Bhd and Taliworks Corp Bhd and also sits on the boards of Bangkok Bank Berhad, and Sun Life Malaysia Assurance Bhd.
“I look forward to working with the board and management on the next step of Astro’s journey as we continue to solidify our position in the industry, with our customers at the core,” said Tunku Ali.
“On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Tun Zaki for his leadership and contribution to the Group over the years.”