YBhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Abdul Wahid bin Omar
Before his appointment as Group Chairman of PNB in July 2016, Dato’ Sri Abdul Wahid Omar served as a Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department as well as President and CEO of Maybank Group.
When he was a Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, he supervised several government agencies including the Economic Planning Unit (EPU), Public-Private Partnership Unit (UKAS), the Statistics Department, Ekuiti Nasional Berhad (Ekuinas), Talent Corporation (TalentCorp) and Bumiputra Agenda Steering Unit (TERAJU).
Dato’ Sri Abdul Wahid has an outstanding leadership track record in corporate and financial management for organisations such as Maybank, Telekom Malaysia, Axiata Group, UEM Group and PLUS Expressways. In 2013, he was conferred the Asian Banker Leadership Achievement Award for Malaysia and The Edge Value Creator Award. Dato’ Sri Abdul Wahid was also the recipient of The Business Times/American Express Malaysian CEO of the Year Award in 2006.