ADDRESS

UMW HOLDINGS BERHAD

197001000562-(9825-V)

Menara UMW,

Jalan Puncak, Off Jalan P Ramlee,

50250 Kuala Lumpur

TELEPHONE

Tel : +603 2025 2025 (main)

Fax: +603 2025 2026 (general)

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 Male, Age 61, Malaysian
Independent & Non-Executive Director
Member of the Risk Management Committee
Member of Whistle Blowing Committee
  
AREA OF EXPERTISE
  • Legal, Governance, Regulatory and Business

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master of Laws (LLM) in the United States of America & Global Business Law, University of Suffolk, Boston Massachusetts, USA
  • Bachelor of Law LLB (Hons), Universiti Malaya

PRESENT MEMBERSHIP OF ASSOCIATIONS
  • None

DATE APPOINTED TO THE BOARD
  • 01 April 2022

PRESENT APPOINTMENTS
  • Senior Partner of Azmi & Associates
  • Director of Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
  • Dato’ Azmi is the Senior Partner of Azmi & Associates, a full service corporate and commercial law firm of more than 80 lawyers, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The firm, Azmi & Associates under his leadership is recognised as one of the largest law firms (by size) in Malaysia.
  • He is an experienced and is one of the leading corporate lawyers in Malaysia with expertise in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, cross-border transactions, project finance, privatisation, energy, oil and gas and foreign investments.
  • Prior to his endeavour in private practice, Dato’ Azmi had spent 6 1/2 years as an in-house counsel of PETRONAS. He was involved in projects of national importance for Malaysia and negotiated and concluded the NGPSA, a major gas development project for Malaysia, in 1990.
  • His accomplishments as a corporate lawyer are well noted and have earned him numerous awards, accolades and recognitions from reputed international legal publications. He won the prestigious Legal 500 Hall of Fame for M&A/Corporate for three consecutive years, 2020-2022, Distinquished M&A Practitioner for AsiaLaw 2020, International Law Office 2016 Clients Choice Award for Malaysia in Mergers & Acquisitions, and other international publications.
  • Currently, he serves as a Director of Terralex, a Florida-based world-wide network of 155 law firms with 20,000 lawyers within its member firms spanning across 100 jurisdictions world-wide. He is also a Director of the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia.

PRESENT DIRECTORSHIP OF OTHER PUBLIC COMPANIES
   Listed
  • S P Setia Berhad
  • Sapura Energy Berhad
   Non-Listed
  • Maybank Islamic Berhad
  • Worldwide Holdings Berhad