The Chief Operating Officer (COO)

The Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Azmer Idris has garnered more than 40 years of working experience, mostly in corporate finance and audit works. He started his career as a bank executive in Bank Bumiputra Malaysia Berhad. Upon completion of his MBA program, he joined Shell Malaysia Trading Bhd as a Marketing Trainee. Later, he joined MMC Berhad as an Internal Auditor. Following the formation of Gas Malaysia Bhd in 1992, he was seconded to Gas Malaysia Bhd as the Manager in the Corporate Planning Division, handling the corporate affairs and insurance function of the newly entity.

Later, he joined SAP Holdings Bhd, as Head of Corporate Planning and Business Development Division and was entrusted to handle a major corporate restructuring exercise, issuance of RM200million bonus and right issues. He left SAP Holdings in 1997, and joined Permanent Capital Sdn Bhd, a licensed asset management company under the Securities Industry Act as a Chief Operating Officer. He was responsible on the daily operations of the Company, dealing in Structured Debt and Equity market. He earned his Master in Business Administration (Finance) from Saint Louis University, Missouri, U.S.A in 1987, and bachelor degree in finance from Indiana State University, Terra Haute, Indiana in 1985. He earned his Diploma in Accountancy from ITM.