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Change In Boardroom - Mr Tharumalingam A/L Kanagalingam

BackMar 06, 2017
Date of change 06 Mar 2017
Name MR THARUMALINGAM A/L KANAGALINGAM
Age 52
Gender Male
Nationality Malaysia
Designation Non-Independent Director
Directorate Executive
Type of change Appointment
Qualifications

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia

Working experience and occupation

Mr. Tharumalingam A/L Kanagalingam (Mr. Tharumalingam") serves as Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer (Operations) of AirAsia overseeing commercial functions, network planning, flight operations, engineering, ICT, guest services, ramp management, cargo and security, as well as the business development of new airlines.

He joined AirAsia in 2001 as Ground Operations Manager, where he was responsible for the implementation of the low-cost concept in operations and procurement. Since then, he has held several key posts including Purchasing and Supplies Senior Manager, Regional Guest Services Director and President and Group Chief Operating Officer.

As Group Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Tharumalingam supervised AirAsia's operations in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines and India, drove process improvement and set up new airlines in the region for the group. Prior to joining AirAsia, Mr. Tharumalingam worked extensively in the publication and music industry at various production hoiuses, including as Production Controller at EMI Music Malaysia as well as Operations Manager and Promotions Manager at Warner Music Malaysia.

Directorships in public companies and listed issuers (if any)

Nil

Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer

Nil

Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuer

Nil

Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries

50,000





Announcement Info

Company Name AIRASIA BERHAD
Stock Name AIRASIA
Date Announced 06 Mar 2017
Category Change in Boardroom
Reference Number C03-03032017-00001