Dato’ Azmi has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director (“INED”) of Maybank Islamic Berhad effective on 9 November 2020.
Dato’ Azmi is a Senior Partner of Azmi & Associates, a full service corporate and commercial law firm based in Kuala Lumpur. He is an experienced and is one of the leading corporate lawyers in Malaysia with expertise in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, cross-border transactions, project finance, privatisation, energy, oil and gas and foreign investments. Dato’ Azmi is a certified arbitrator for Malaysia for the Panel of Conciliators and the Panel of Arbitrators of International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and a member of the International Chamber of Commerce Malaysia.
Currently, Dato’ Azmi serves on a number of companies as directors among others, SP Setia Berhad (as a nominee of Permodalan Nasional Berhad), Worldwide Holdings Berhad and Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia. He is also a director of TerraLex, a Florida based worldwide network of 155 law firms with 19,000 lawyers within its member firms spanning across 100 jurisdictions worldwide. Dato’ Azmi also sits as a member Council of Trustees Endowment Fund, University Technology Malaysia and a member of the Appeals Committee of Bursa Malaysia Berhad.