Maxis announces that Raja Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Arshad bin Raja Tun Uda has decided to step down as Chairman of the Maxis Berhad’s Board (Maxis). He steps down effective 22 April 2021, upon the Company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). Raja Tan Sri Arshad served as Chairman of Maxis since its listing on Bursa Malaysia in 2009.
The Board has appointed Tan Sri Mokhzani bin Mahathir to succeed Raja Arshad. He currently serves as Senior Independent Director of the Board. Meanwhile, Raja Tan Sri Arshad will continue to serve as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Maxis.
“It has been a privilege and honour to serve as Chairman of Maxis for 11 years. Above all, I am proud of what we have achieved. We have continued to serve our valuable customers and stakeholders in a rapidly evolving digital environment. My most profound appreciation goes firstly to the Board. Secondly, to the management. And finally, to the employees of Maxis from whom I have received tremendous support, which I will forever cherish.
Tan Sri Mokhzani congratulated
“I believe it is time for me to pass on the role of Chairman to a younger member of the Board. I congratulate Tan Sri Mokhzani for his appointment. He is a highly experienced corporate leader and entrepreneur who is well-versed with the telecommunication industry, having been on the board for some years and on several Board Committees. I am confident with the continued support and commitment from everyone at Maxis. The Company will grow from strength to strength under his leadership,” said Raja Arshad.
“I would like to thank Raja Tan Sri Arshad for his profound leadership, guidance and invaluable contribution to the Company over the years. We are on the cusp of a new era of technology. Maxis has always been at the forefront of bringing innovations to the nation. As the leading converged solutions provider, the Company will play a key role in advancing connectivity and in the country’s digital agenda. We are certainly in exciting times.
In conclusion, I am looking forward to my new role and working with the Board, management and employees as we accelerate our long-term growth ambitions,” said Tan Sri Mokhzani.
Tan Sri Mokhzani happens to be the second eldest son of Malaysia’s two prime minister, Tun Mahathir Mohamed.