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21 May 2015

Khazanah appoints new Executive Director for India office

Khazanah Nasional Berhad (“Khazanah”) today is pleased to announce the appointment of Chinta Bhagat as Executive Director, Investments, effective 15 July 2015. He will be based in Khazanah’s office in Mumbai, India, and lead the India operations, as well as be part of Khazanah’s global healthcare sector leadership team.

Chinta joins Khazanah from McKinsey & Co (“McKinsey”), where his last position was that of Managing Partner in the Singapore office. At McKinsey, he was also a senior leader for the Principal Investor, and Healthcare Systems and Services practices. Over the 24 years of his working career, Chinta has broad experience in investments, driving portfolio company performance, and designing and implementing governance systems. Prior to McKinsey, he held various positions at an engineering and construction firm in India, culminating in his role as CEO. Chinta holds a MBA from INSEAD Business School and is a qualified architect.

The appointment announced today is part of Khazanah’s on-going and periodic strengthening of its Senior Leadership Team (“SLT”), which recently saw the additions of Mohamed Nasri Sallehuddin as Executive Director, Corporate and Support Services; Omar Siddiq Amin Noer Rashid as Executive Director, Investments (effective 1 July 2015); Javier Santiso as Executive Director, Investments based in Khazanah’s London office (effective 1 August 2015); and Latifah Daud as Director, Strategic Human Capital Management.

With the announcement today, Khazanah’s SLT led by Managing Director Tan Sri Dato’ Azman Hj. Mokhtar increases to 21 members.



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About Khazanah Nasional Berhad

Khazanah Nasional Berhad (Khazanah) is the strategic investment fund of the Government of Malaysia entrusted to hold and manage the commercial assets of the Government and to undertake strategic investments. Khazanah is involved in various sectors such as power, telecommunications, financial institutions, healthcare, aviation, infrastructure, leisure & tourism, property, creative & media, education, and innovation & technology. Some of the key listed companies in Khazanah’s investment portfolio include Telekom Malaysia Bhd, Tenaga Nasional Bhd, CIMB Group, Axiata Group Bhd, IHH Healthcare Bhd, Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd and UEM Sunrise Bhd.

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