Board of Directors

Tan Sri Dato’ Mohamed Azman Yahya

Tan Sri Dato’ Mohamed Azman Yahya
  • Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Member of Nomination & Remuneration Committee
  • Member of Risk Management Committee

Tan Sri Dato’ Mohamed Azman Yahya, 54, a Malaysian, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Sime Darby Berhad. He was appointed to the Board on 1 December 2017.

Tan Sri Azman started his career at KPMG in London before returning to Malaysia in 1988 where he built his career in investment banking to become the Chief Executive of Amanah Merchant Bank.  

During the Asian Financial Crisis in 1998, Tan Sri Azman was tasked by the Malaysian Government to set-up and head Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad. He was also the Chairman of the Corporate Debt Restructuring Committee which was set-up by Bank Negara Malaysia.

Tan Sri Azman graduated with a first class honours degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, and a fellow member of the Malaysian Institute of Banks.

Tan Sri Azman is the Executive Chairman of Symphony Life Berhad, a listed property company. He also sits on the Board of Ekuiti Nasional Berhad, Ranhill Holdings Berhad and AIA Group Limited, Hong Kong. Tan Sri Azman was a Director of Khazanah Nasional Berhad from 1 June 2004 until his retirement on 31 July 2018.

Directors’ Training and Continuous Education Programme Attended For The Financial Year Ended 30 June 2018

Title of the Seminar/Workshop/Course Presenter/Organiser
"Why Smart Leaders Put People Before Numbers?" Ram Charan/Maybank
Global Transformation Forum (GTF 2017) C-Suite Series: “Marketing in Turbulent Times” Peter Draper/Malaysia’s Performance Management and Delivery Unit (PEMANDU)
Talk “Re-thinking Development Choices” Tan Sri Andrew Sheng/Khazanah Nasional Berhad
World Capital Markets Symposium Kuala Lumpur: Renaissance of Capitalism - Markets for Growth Securities Commission Malaysia
Chairman Lecture Series 2018: "The Digital Disruption - What It Means for Businesses and Careers” Tan Sri Dato’ Mohamed Azman Yahya/ Universiti Malaysia Kelantan
What Trends Will Shape Real Estate in 2018 And Beyond? Savills Malaysia
Current State of the Global Economy Joseph Incalterra, Chief Economist, Southeast Asia, HSBC
Key Global Trends and Opportunities in the Automotive Sector Nikolai Dobberstein, Partner, AT Kearney & Kaushik Sriram, Principal, AT Kearney
Key Global Trends and Opportunities in the Industrial Sector Oliver Ramsbottom, Partner, McKinsey & Co
Key Trends and Opportunities in Healthcare in Asia Pradeep Rao, Managing Director, HSBC
“What It Takes To Get Us There” Till Vestring, Senior Partner, Bain & Co