PETALING JAYA: Sime Darby Bhd today appointed director Tan Sri Samsudin Osman as chairman, effective immediately.
This follows his previous appointment as the group’s acting chairman in June 2020.
Samsudin is Permodalan Nasional Bhd’s nominee director.
Samsudin, 73, has served Sime Darby as a member of the board since December 2008. He was the chief secretary to the Malaysian government from 2001 to 2006 and chairman of the Employees Provident Fund board for 13 years, until his retirement earlier this year.