AirAsia X has appointed Tunku Dato’ Mahmood Fawzy as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective immediately, this comes from the resignation of Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz in July.
Tunku Dato’ Mahmood Fawzy initially joined AAX as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 27 June 2022. Following the redesignation, he will focus on driving corporate growth strategies and providing robust oversight of the board and senior leadership team.
Commenting on the appointment Group Acting CEO Tony Fernandes said: “ Tunku brings a wealth of expertise and extensive board experience including as a chair with a strong 30-year track record in numerous high profile international leadership roles spanning corporate investment, finance, and more.
Tunku Dato’ Mahmood Fawzy added saying this is an exciting time for AAX and I look forward to being involved closely with the leadership team to boost AAX’s long-term vision and strategy to become the most popular and profitable medium to long haul carrier across Asia and beyond.