Dato’ Abdul Rahman Ahmad

President and Group Chief Executive, Permodalan Nasional Berhad


Dato’ Abdul Rahman Ahmad is currently the President and Group Chief Executive of Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB). PNB is a leading government linked investment corporation managing RM279 billion of assets primarily for the Malaysian public under its unit trust operations.

Dato’ Abdul Rahman was previously a Director and the Chief Executive Officer of Ekuiti Nasional Bhd (Ekuinas), a government linked private equity firm. Prior to joining Ekuinas, he was the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Media Prima Berhad (MPB), the leading integrated media investment group in Malaysia and Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad (MRCB), a leading Malaysian conglomerate.

Dato’ Abdul Rahman holds an MA in Economics from Cambridge University, United Kingdom and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). He is also currently the Non-Executive Chairman of UMW Oil & Gas Corporation Berhad, an oil and gas services company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia.

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