MSM Malaysia Holdings Berhad announced appointment of Encik Fakhrunniam Bin Othman as Non Independent and Non Executive Director. Age is 55. Nationality is Malaysia.

Date of change is February 23, 2023. Qualifications: Business Administration, General Management from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Australia; Accounting from Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), United Kingdom- Fellowship; Accounting from Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)- Chartered Accountant. Working experience and occupation: Fakhrunniam Othman is the Group Divisional Director, Logistics & Support Businesses of FGV Holdings Berhad (FGV) appointed on 1 January 2023.

His career spanned over 31 years that started with Caltex Oils Malaysia Ltd. in 1992 as Management Trainee, followed by a stint with Sapura Telecommunication Bhd as an Assistant Manager and later with Alloy Consolidated Sdn Bhd as the Group Accountant. Fakhrunniam has extensive experience with FGV Group since joining as an Accountant of Felda Holdings Bhd (FHB) in 2000. Following work rotations, expansion of responsibilities and performance evaluation, he was later made a General Manager (2004) and Senior General Manager, Finance of FHB in 2006.

He was subsequently identified for an assignment in Twin Rivers Technologies (TRT) Inc. of USA as Deputy CFO & Company Secretary for four years (2008-2011) that had provided significant global exposures in investments, oils & fats as well as oleochemical fields. Upon his return, Fakhrunniam joined Strategy Division as the Vice President and participated in the listing of FGV. Further, he was entrusted with leadership roles as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of three subsidiaries namely FGV Marketing Services Sdn Bhd, FGV Trading Sdn Bhd and FGV Transport Sdn Bhd around 2013-2016, thus expanding his knowledge in the areas of marketing, commodity trading and logistics.

Fakhrunniam was later appointed as the Chief Strategy Officer in 2017, followed by Chief Investment Officer (2019-2022) with an interim assignment as Acting CEO of MSM Holdings Bhd in September 2020. Fakhrunniam obtained his MBA in General Management from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Australia. A chartered accountant by training, Fakhrunniam graduated from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA), UK and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

En. Fakhrunniam Othman is also appointed as member of the Investment and Tender Committee of MSM Malaysia Holdings Berhad with effect from 23 February 2023.