DATO’ IZZADDIN IDRIS
55, Male, Malaysian
Dato’ Izzaddin holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (First Class Honours in Finance) from University of New South Wales, Australia and is a Fellow of CPA Australia and a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).
He is currently the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of UEM Group Berhad (UEM Group).
He has over 20 years of experience in the fields of investment banking, financial and general management and was previously the Chief Financial Officer/Senior Vice President (Group Finance) of Tenaga Nasional Berhad, a position he held from September 2004 to June 2009.
He was formerly a Senior Vice President (Corporate Finance) of Southern Bank Berhad and the Chief Financial Officer of Ranhill Berhad. He also held the position of Chief Operating Officer of Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad in the late 1990s. After graduating in June 1985, Dato’ Izzaddin served Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad for almost 11 years which included a 3-year secondment in the late 1980s to Barclays de Zoete Wedd Limited, a London-based investment bank and a subsidiary of Barclays Bank PLC then.
Dato’ Izzaddin currently sits on the Boards of UEM Group Berhad and several UEM Group of Companies including UEM Sunrise Berhad, PLUS Malaysia Berhad, Cement Industries of Malaysia Berhad, PT Lintas Marga Sedaya in Indonesia and India’s Uniquest Infra Ventures Private Limited. He is also a Board member of Axiata Group Berhad, one of the leading telecommunications group in Asia as well as a Non-Executive Director of its subsidiary in Sri Lanka, Dialog Axiata PLC.
In addition, Dato’ Izzaddin is a member of the Board of Trustees at Yayasan UEM, a non-profit foundation that supports the implementation of UEM Group’s corporate responsibility initiatives and philanthropic activities as well as a Director of Yayasan Putra Business School, a non-profit organisation that aims to become a home-grown globally recognised Business School.