Badlisham Ghazali steps down as MAHB managing director after contract ends

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) managing director Datuk Mohd Badlisham Ghazali has stepped down following the expiry of his contract today.

"MAHB hereby announces that today, June 22, 2018 is the last day of Badlisham's contractual tenure as the managing director of MAHB; a position he has held since June 23, 2014," the airport operator said in a statement today.

In the interim, MAHB said group CFO Raja Azmi Raja Nazuddin will serve as acting CEO of MAHB until the suitable candidate is identified.

"Raja Azmi has the full support of the board, having been with MAHB for over two years and having significant experience behind him."

MAHB chairman Tan Sri Syed Anwar Jamalullail expressed deepest appreciation to Badlisham for his efforts and dedication in steering the group over the last 4 years.

MAHB said its immediate to long-term strategy involves the designing and implementing of a plan to enhance its quality of service on an evolving scale that always keeps the company ahead of tomorrow's customer requirements.

"MAHB will focus heavily on increasing operational and logistics efficiencies and enhancing human convenience. The company will further equip itself with the funding required to expand facilities in order to effectively manage the increasing volume of traffic, visitors and cargo shipments."

MAHB's share price was down 4 sen or 0.5% to close at RM8.75 on 4.15 million shares done.