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Sime Darby Property Enhances Senior Management Team with Appointment of Chief People Officer

Reinforcing the company’s position as a leading property developer in Malaysia


ARA DAMANSARA, 17 April 2018 – Sime Darby Property Berhad has announced a new appointment in its leadership line up, strengthening its senior management team and positioning the company for future growth.

Azlina Hamzah came on board as Sime Darby Property’s Chief People Officer on 1 April 2018. She reports directly to the Group Managing Director, Amrin Awaluddin. With over 25 years of experience, Azlina adds value to the company by having broad business perspectives and a strategic mindset.

Azlina will oversee the full spectrum of talent development and culture transformation by unlocking and delivering business value through people. She will be working closely with Sime Darby Property business leaders to shape the talent bench strength, champion people development through talent management and succession, aligning performance to rewards and maximising talent engagement.

Her previous work experience includes blue chip companies namely Motorola, Standard Chartered Bank, Aon Hewitt and Hay Group, as well as hospitality brands such as Marriott and Hyatt International.

Azlina holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the George Mason University, USA, and a Master’s in Human Resources from the George Washington University, USA. She is also a graduate of the NAM Institute for the Empowerment of Women (NIEW) and the Malaysian Directors Academy (MINDA) Women’s Directors Programme.

Sime Darby Property’s Group Managing Director, Amrin Awaluddin said, “Developing our people is a key part of what we do every day and this is an important appointment for the company. We are pleased to welcome Azlina to the Sime Darby Property family. Her wealth of knowledge and experience will definitely bolster our senior management team.”

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About Sime Darby Property Berhad

Sime Darby Property is Malaysia’s largest property developer in terms of land bank with 20,743 acres of remaining developable land as at 31 December 2017. On the back of a successful 45-year track record of developing sustainable communities, Sime Darby Property has to date built 23 active townships/developments with a global reach that encompasses assets and operations across the Asia Pacific region and the United Kingdom. In the UK, as part of a Malaysian consortium, Sime Darby Property is the developer of the iconic Battersea Power Station project in central London.

Sime Darby Property is a multiple award-winning property groups with numerous local and international accolades. It is the first Malaysian property developer to be awarded the International FIABCI Prix d’Excellence Awards twice for its Subang Jaya and UEP Subang Jaya townships. The company bagged its 8th consecutive Gold at the Putra Brand Awards 2017 and its 6th consecutive Top 10 Developers Awards at the BCI Asia 2015. Sime Darby Property has also been recognised as among the top developers in Malaysia in the annual The Edge Top Property Developers Awards, a recognition which the company consistently receives since 2009.

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MEDIA CONTACT:
Ahmad Shahriman Johari

Head, Corporate Communications
Sime Darby Property Berhad
E-mail: shahriman.johari@simedarby.com
Mobile: 019 – 333 8320

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