Tuesday, 13 September 2016
PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Ahmad Hamzah has been appointed Chairman of the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), while Tan Sri William Mawan Ikom will helm the Malaysian Pepper Board (MPB).
Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Datuk Seri Mah Siew Kiong said Ahmad’s appointment is from Sept 1 to Aug 31, 2018, and William Mawan from Aug 16 to Aug 15, 2018.
Ahmad replaces Datuk Wan Mohammad Khair-il Anuar Wan Ahmad, who died in a helicopter accident in Sarawak.
William Mawan takes the place of Datuk Henry Sum Agong, who has been appointed the Deputy Minister of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism.
Ahmad, who served as Chairman of the Malaysian Rubber Board for 15 years, was also chairman of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Caucus, signed by the government on Feb 4 this year. He is a member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).
William Mawan was formerly Sarawak’s Minister of Social Development.
Source by: Internet