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Who: Datuk Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin From: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (PETRONAS) To: PETRONAS

Malaysia’s Prime Minister has named Datuk Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin the new CEO and president of state-owned oil company, PETRONAS.

Presently the company’s chief operating officer and executive vice president for downstream, his appointment will be effective April 1, 2015, for a period of three years, due to end on March 31, 2018.

He joined the company in 1983 as a process engineer, and has since held various positions within the Group. He is also a member of the company’s Board, the executive committee, and management committee.

He is replacing Tan Sri Shamsul Azhar Abbas, whose contract expired early in 2015, but has been extended to March 31, 2015.