Change In Boardroom - Tan Sri Dr Anthony Francis Fernandes
|Date of change||01 Jan 2018|
|Name||TAN SRI DR ANTHONY FRANCIS FERNANDES|
|Type of change||Redesignation|
|Previous Position||Non Executive Director|
|New Position||Group Chief Executive Officer|
Tan Sri Dr. Anthony Francis Fernandes (also known as Tan Sri Dr. Tony Fernandes) studied at Epsom College and the London School of Economics in Britain, and qualified as an Associate Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in 1991 and Fellow Member in 1996.
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Tan Sri Dr. Tony Fernandes was appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 18 July 2006 and is one of the Company's co-founders. An accountant by training, Tan Sri Dr. Tony Fernandes began his career in Richard Branson's Virgin Group before returning to Malaysia and becoming Warner Music Group's Vice President for Southeast Asia in 1999 and entering the airline business as CEO of AirAsia in 2001. Tan Sri Dr. Tony Fernandes has received numerous awards and accolades over the course of his career. These include the Honor of the Commander of the Order of the British Empire, conferred by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2011, and the Commander of the Legion d'Honneur, awarded by the French Government for his outstanding contributions towards the economy of France through the aviation industry. In 1999, Tan Sri Dr. Tony Fernandes received the title of Setia Mahkota Selangor by the Sultan of Selangor for his contributions to the Malaysian music industry. He was then awarded the title Dato' by the Sultan of Negeri Sembilan and Pahang, Dato' Seri by the Sultan of Perak and Tan Sri from a former Yang di-Pertuan Agong. Tan Sri Dr. Tony Fernandes served as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of Directors of Tune Protect Group Berhad from 5 October 2012 to 30 June 2017. Currently, he is a Non-Independent Executive Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia Berhad.
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|Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuer||
|Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries||
Direct - 87,303,728 Ordinary Shares Indirect - 1,135,887,338 Ordinary Shares
The redesignation of Tan Sri Dr. Tony Fernandes from the existing position as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director to Non-Independent Executive Director and Co-Group Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia X Berhad is to take effect from 1 January 2018.
|Company Name||AIRASIA X BERHAD|
|Date Announced||29 Dec 2017|
|Category||Change in Boardroom|