BackJan 30, 2015
Date of change 30/01/2015
Age 53
Nationality MALAYSIAN
Type of change Redesignation
Previous Position Non-Executive Director
New Position Others
Directorate Executive
Qualifications Diploma in Actuarial Science from University Technology MARA (UiTM)
B.Sc. with Distinction (Magna Cum Laude) majoring in Finance and M.B.A. from Central Michigan University  
Working experience and occupation Datuk Kamarudin Bin Meranun ("Datuk Kamarudin") was appointed as a Director of AirAsia Berhad (“AirAsia”) in 12 December 2001. In January 2004, he was appointed Executive Director and on 8 December 2005, he was re-designated as Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer. Thereafter, he was re-designated as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of AirAsia on 30 June 2012. In November 2013, he was re-designated as a Non-Independent Executive Chairman of AirAsia.

He is also a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Tune Ins Holdings Berhad and a Director of Yayasan Pendidikan Titiwangsa.

Prior to joining AirAsia group, he worked In Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank from 1988 to 1993 as a Portfolio Manager, managing both institutional and high net-worth individual clients’ investment funds. In 1994, he was appointed Executive Director of Innosabah Capital Management Sdn. Bhd., a subsidiary of Innosabah Securities Sdn. Bhd. He subsequently acquired the shares of the joint venture partner of Innosabah Capital Management Sdn. Bhd. which was later renamed Intrinsic Capital Management Sdn. Bhd. 
Directorship of public companies (if any) (1) AirAsia Berhad
(2) Tune Ins Holdings Berhad 
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 Direct - 192,972,994 Ordinary Shares of RM0.15 each
Indirect - 748,760,787 Ordinary Shares of RM0.15 each 

Remarks :
The redesignation of Datuk Kamarudin Bin Meranun from the existing position as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director to Non-Independent Executive Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia X Berhad is to take effect from 30 January 2015.


Announcement Info

Stock Name AAX    
Date Announced 30 Jan 2015  
Category Change in Boardroom
Reference No CM-150130-33810