BackJan 30, 2015
Date of change 30/01/2015
Name Benyamin Bin Ismail
Age 37
Nationality Malaysian
Type of change Appointment
Designation Chief Executive Officer
Qualifications 1. Master in Electronic Commerce from Edith Cowan University Perth, Australia
2. Bachelor of Commerce (Banking & Finance) from Curtin University of Technology Perth, Australia
Working experience and occupation Benyamin Bin Ismail (“Benyamin”) is the Manager of Investor Relations of AirAsia Berhad (“AirAsia”), he joined AirAsia in March 2010. The knowledge and learning curve for this unit was steep and this role covers the company wide understanding and is answerable to Group Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”), Group Deputy CEO, CEO and Chief Financial Officer. On top of his main role at Investor Relations, he is part of team assisting Corporate Finance and Treasury.

Benyamin had received the ‘Best Investor Relation Professional’ award four years in a row. He also received an award of Best IR Professional in 2011 & 2012 awarded by Bursa’s Malaysian Investor Relation Association.

Benyamin brings with him wide knowledge of all the industry areas as it was covered under his portfolio at each Financial Institution. He has eight (8) years of experience in the Investment Banking line focusing on Debt Capital Markets. Before joining AirAsia he worked for three (3) years in CIMB Investment Bank (“CIMB”) in Kuala Lumpur focusing on Debt Capital Markets. Prior to CIMB, he also worked at Maybank Investment Bank and Affin Investment Bank doing Debt Capital Market as well.
Directorship of public companies (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 or its subsidiaries Nil
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries Nil

Remarks :
Benyamin Bin Ismail is appointed as an Acting Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia X Berhad.


Announcement Info

Stock Name AAX    
Date Announced 30 Jan 2015  
Category Change in Principal Officer
Reference No CM-150130-33774