Malaysia’s Petronas Appoints Industry Veteran As Chairman

Malaysia has appointed Ahmad Nizam Salleh as the new chairman of state-owned oil company Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) effective immediately, the prime minister’s office said on August 1.

Ahmad Nizam has spent most of his 37-year career in the oil and gas industry at Petronas, the office said, and replaces Sidek Hassan.