Y. Bhg. Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar Chairman
Dato’ Syed Mohamed bin Syed Ibrahim
Encik Ikhwan Hj Zaidel
Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar, aged 52, was appointed as Chairman of I&P Group Sdn Berhad with effect from 8th August 2016 following his appointment as the Group Chairman of PNB.
Tan Sri Abdul Wahid completed his term as a Senator and Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department in charge of Economic Planning from June 2013 to June 2016. Prior to his cabinet appointment, Tan Sri Abdul Wahid was formerly the President and CEO of Maybank, Malaysia’s largest banking group and one of the leading banking groups in Southeast Asia, from May 2008. He was also the Chairman of The Association of Banks in Malaysia. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) as well as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).
Maybank was the third major organisation that he has led as CEO. Prior to joining Maybank, he was Group Chief Executive Officer of Telekom Malaysia Berhad from July 2004 until its demerger with Axiata Group Berhad in April 2008. He was also formerly Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of UEM Group Berhad as well as Executive Vice Chairman of PLUS Expressways Berhad.
Tan Sri Abdul Wahid has received numerous awards throughout his career. This includes Malaysia’s CEO of the Year 2006 award from Business Times/American Express, The Asian Banker’s 2013 Leadership Achivement Award for Malaysia and The Edge Value Creator 2013. He was also awarded the Honorary Doctorate in Economy from Multimedia University, Malaysia in 2014.
More recently in June 2016, he was bestowed with the Darjah Kebesaran Panglima Setia Mahkota (PSM) which carries the title ‘Tan Sri’ by His Majesty Seri Paduka Baginda Yang DiPertuan Agong for his invaluable contributions to the Country.