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Dato' Idris bin Kechot

Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Age: 64 years

Nationality: Malaysian

Gender: Male


  • Master of Business Administration majoring in Finance, University of Stirling, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness), Universiti Pertanian Malaysia
  • Certified Financial Planner, Financial Planning of Malaysia
  • Unit Trust Consultant, Federation of Malaysian Unit Trust Managers
  • Accelerated Development Program, London Business School, United Kingdom

Position on the Board
Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman

18 March 2019

Working Experience and Occupation

Dato Idris was formerly the Deputy President and Group Chief Operating Officer of Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), one of the largest fund management companies in Malaysia with assets under management (AUM) currently exceeding RM295 billion and was overseeing the asset management department. He has more than 30 years of experience in equity evaluation, equity trading and portfolio management of the proprietary and unit trust portfolios.

He began his career as a research analyst with PNB in 1983 undertaking industry and sectorial research and has carved an illustrious career before retiring as Deputy President and Group Chief Operating Officer of Permodalan Nasional Berhad on 31 December 2018. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia and a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from University of Stirling, United Kingdom. He is also a Certified Financial Planner from the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia. In the course of his career, he has undergone extensive training and attachment programmes locally and overseas, in the areas of equity evaluation, portfolio management and general management development.

Dato Idris currently holds directorships in Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd, Malayan Banking Berhad, Kumpulan Fima Berhad and Goodyear Malaysia Berhad.

Dato' Idris bin Kechot Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Nik Fazila Binti Shihabuddin Group Managing Director
Dato´ Azmi bin Mohd Ali Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Khalid bin Sufat Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Dato’ Seri Ir. Dr. Zaini bin Ujang Independent Non-Executive Director
Dato’ Wan Mohd Fadzmi Bin Che Wan Othman Fadzilah Independent Non-Executive Director
Amizar binti Mizuar Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Datuk Anuar Bin Ahmad Independent Non-Executive Director
YM Raja Azura binti Raja Mahayuddin Independent Director

Last updated : 10 Jul 2019

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