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Malaysian institute appoints president, vice-president and deputy CEO

By Angelo Boccato

The Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) has elected Dato' Mohammad Faiz Azmi as its new president and has re-elected its vice-president Datuk Zaiton Mohd Hassan for a new term, both appointments are effective as of 27 July 2015.

MIA has also appointed Nurmazilah Dato' Mahzan as deputy CEO, effective 1 July 2015.

Faiz, executive chairman of PwC Malaysia succeeded Datuk Johan Idris whose term ended on 15 July 2015. Faiz has 30 years of experience in the audit and business advisory services and he has been chairman of the Malaysian Accounting Standard Board and a council member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA).

Datuk Zaiton was first appointed as MIA council member on 16 July 2013 and is the current president of the ACCA Malaysia advisory committee.

Previously, Nurmazilah was the director of University Malaya Graduate School of Business. She was a council member at MIA between 2012 and 2014 and has served in various committees of MIA and MICPA.

MIA has also announced that four of its members have been appointed to the MIA council, effective 16 July 2015. The new council members are: Maliah Sulaiman of International Islamic University Malaysia, Romlah Jaffar of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Dato' Gan Ah Tee representing ICAEW Malaysia and Wong Chin Aik representing CPA Australia, Malaysia.

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