DRB-HICOM’s Datuk Seri Mohd Khamil Jamil has been appointed as the new Executive Chairman & Executive Director of Proton Holdings Bhd effective immediately. No other announcements made yet about senior management appointments, new or retained.Read the full news from Bernama below.
KHAMIL JAMIL IS PROTON’S NEW CHAIRMAN
KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — DRB-Hicom Bhd’s group managing director, Datuk Seri Mohd Khamil Jamil, has been appointed as the new executive chairman of Proton Holdings Bhd effective immediately.
He has been also appointed the national auto maker’s executive director, Proton said in a filing to Bursa Malaysia today.
The appointment follows the completion of the acquisition of Proton by DRB-Hicom on March 16. Khamil will replace Datuk Seri Mohd Nadzmi Mohd Salleh who resigned also on March 16.
The new Proton chairman was appointed as the group managing director of DRB-Hicom in 2006 after serving the conglomerate as its deputy group chairman and deputy group managing director from 2005.
Khamil also holds directorships in other companies, namely Pos Malaysia Bhd, Bank Mualamat Malaysia Bhd, Edaran Otomobil Nasional Bhd and Horsedale Development Bhd.