Dato' Izzaddin Idris was appointed Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of UEM Group Berhad on 7 July 2009.
Dato’ Izzaddin holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (First Class Honours in Finance) from University of New South Wales, Australia. He is a Fellow of CPA Australia and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
He has over 20 years of experience in the fields of investment banking, financial and general management and was previously the Chief Financial Officer/Senior Vice President (Group Finance) of Tenaga Nasional Berhad, a position he held from September 2004 to June 2009.
He was formerly a Senior Vice President (Corporate Finance) of Southern Bank Berhad and the Chief Financial Officer of Ranhill Berhad. He also held the position of Chief Operating Officer of Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad in the late 1990s.
After graduating in June 1985, Dato' Izzaddin served Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad for almost 11 years, which included a 3-year secondment in the late 1980s to Barclays de Zoete Wedd Limited, a London-based investment bank and a subsidiary of Barclays Bank PLC then.
Dato’ Izzaddin currently sits on the Board of UEM Land Holdings Berhad, PLUS Malaysia Berhad, Projek Lebuhraya Usahasama Berhad, Cement Industries of Malaysia Berhad, TIME Engineering Berhad, Faber Group Berhad, Opus Group Berhad, UEM Builders Berhad and ACWA Power International, an independent water and power producer based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
He also sits on the Board of Trustees of Yayasan UEM, a non-profit foundation that supports the implementation of UEM Group Berhad’s corporate responsibility initiatives and philanthropic activities. He is also a Director of Yayasan Putra Business School, a non-profit organisation that aims to become a home-grown globally recognised Business School.
He has served on the Boards of Proton Holdings Berhad and Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan).