AMIR HAMZAH AZIZAN
50, Male, Malaysian
Amir Hamzah holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management (majoring in Finance and Economics) from Syracuse University, New York. He has also attended the Stanford Executive Programme at Stanford University, United States of America and the Corporate Finance Evening Programme at the London Business School, United Kingdom.
He was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2016 as Independent Non-Executive Director and was appointed as Deputy Chairman of the Board of UEM Edgenta on 13 July 2016. Subsequently, he was re-designated as Chairman of the Board on 29 August 2016 and as Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 1 December 2017.
He has 27 years of industry and international experience and extensive knowledge of the oil and gas industry, and marine logistics sector. Apart from that, he has in-depth experience of leading stock-market listed companies, with a strong track record of creating shareholder value through integrating operations and accelerating earnings growth by expanding into new markets and increasing market share.
He started his career within the Shell Group of Companies for 10 years, serving in various capacities, including as Head of Financial Services and Manager, Planning & Support at Sarawak Shell Berhad, Corporate Finance Executive at Shell Malaysia Limited, Marketing Credit Accountant at Shell Singapore Pte Ltd, Internal Auditor at Shell Eastern Petroleum Pte Ltd, and Senior Treasury Advisory at Shell International Ltd, London.
In the year 2000, he joined MISC Berhad as the Group’s General Manager, Corporate Planning Services. Subsequently in 2004, he was the Regional Business Director (Europe, America, Africa and FSU) of MISC Berhad in London, United Kingdom before being appointed President/CEO, AET Tanker Holdings Sdn Bhd on 1 April 2005. He was promoted to become the President/CEO of MISC Berhad on 1 January 2009 and served until 14 June 2010. He was subsequently made the MD/CEO of Petronas Dagangan Berhad from 15 June 2010 until 31 August 2012, when he became the Group MD/CEO of Petronas Lubricants International. At the same time, he was also the Vice President Downstream Marketing from 1 March 2011 until 1 July 2013, when he became the Vice President Lubricants for Petroliam Nasional Berhad. In March 2016, he became Managing Director of Icon Offshore Berhad and thereafter resigned on 30 November 2017. He joined Khazanah Nasional Berhad’s unit Themed Attractions Resorts & Hotel Sdn Bhd.
His current directorship includes UEM Group Berhad.