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MAVCOM Welcomes YM Raja Azmi bin Raja Nazuddin as New COO

14 Sep 2020


KUALA LUMPUR, 14 September 2020 – The Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) would like  to announce the appointment of YM Raja Azmi bin Raja Nazuddin as its new Chief Operating Officer  (COO), effective 15 September 2020.  

The Commission welcomes YM Raja Azmi who brings with him extensive knowledge and experience  in the aviation industry as well as the corporate sector. MAVCOM is confident YM Raja Azmi will be  able to lead the Commission well in promoting a consumer-focused and resilient civil aviation sector. 

YM Raja Azmi will replace Azmir Zain who resigned from his position as MAVCOM’s COO, effective 14  August 2020. Azmir had earlier indicated his intention to leave the Commission to pursue other  interests. He had been with the Commission since 1 April 2016. 

On behalf of the Commissioners, senior management and staff, YBhg. Datuk Seri Saripuddin Hj Kasim,  Executive Chairman, MAVCOM, expresses his deepest appreciation and thanks Azmir for his  leadership and contributions to the industry, consumers and the Commission. Azmir was a sterling  representation of MAVCOM’s values of integrity, impartiality and professionalism, and was unwavering  in his commitment to high standards of governance while ensuring the Commission operated in  accordance with the provisions of the Malaysian Aviation Commission Act 2015 [Act 771]. MAVCOM  wishes Azmir well for his future endeavours. 

YM Raja Azmi was formerly the Group Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad  from 4 January 2019 to 6 January 2020. Prior to that, he was the Group Chief Financial Officer. He has  also served in senior management positions at multiple listed as well as unlisted entities. YM Raja Azmi  holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Bath, UK. He is also a member of the  Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.