Cahya Mata Sarawak appoints new chairman
Last Update: 26/09/2018
KUCHING, Sept 26 (Bernama) – Cahya Mata Sarawak Berhad (CMSB) has appointed Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Manaf as its new Group Chairman effective Oct 1, 2018.
In a statement today, CMSB said Abdul Rashid, who is also EcoWorld's founder director would take over the responsibility from Interim Group Chairman, Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, who reverts to the post of CMSB Deputy Group Chairman.
CMSB Group Chief Executive Officer – Corporate Datuk Isaac Lugun said the appointment of Abdul Rashid as new Independent Group Chairman, reinforced CMSB’s core belief in good corporate governance to ensure that independence, both in substance and in form, was upheld at all times.
“With his many years of experience and knowledge of the business and corporate world, Abdul Rashid’s appointment will prove pivotal to the growth of CMSB, helping build on our progressive outlook as a group of companies fundamental to the future growth and development of Sarawak.
“I have no doubt that his extensive and wide-ranging experience in industry sectors of particular relevance to CMSB will serve our four major stakeholders well; namely, our shareholders, the communities we serve, our customers and our employees,” he added.