Malaysia Aviation Group Announces Departure of Chairman Tan Sri Md Nor Yusof
KLIA, 1 March 2019: Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) today announced the departure of Tan Sri Md Nor Yusof, as Chairman of the Group after eight years of exemplary service.
Tan Sri Md Nor joined Malaysian Airlines System (MAS) in February 2001 as Managing Director, following a distinguished career in banking. He left the airline in March 2004 and was appointed Chairman in 2011. Tan Sri Md Nor combined a valuable understanding of business management, finance and airline operations, which he brought to the Board.
The Board of MAG expressed its deepest appreciation and gratitude for his leadership and invaluable contributions to the airline. Tan Sri Md Nor has been heavily involved from the start in providing strong guidance and support to senior management, and gave his full commitment in fulfilling the Group’s objectives.
MAG Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Captain Izham Ismail said, “On behalf of the Board, management and employees across the Group, I would like to express our heartfelt appreciation and gratitude to Tan Sri Md Nor for his enormous contributions to MAS and MAG. Tan Sri Md Nor has been an important advisor to all of us at MAG and an essential part of our transformation. On a personal level, he has been a great mentor and taught me so much of what I know today. His dedication and loyalty to the national airline has been exemplary. He will always be a part of the MH family and we wish him much success in his next role.”
MAG will be announcing Tan Sri Md Nor’s replacement in due course.