Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar was appointed as Group Chairman of Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) on 1st August 2016 following completion of his term as a Senator and Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department in charge of Economic Planning.  Prior to his cabinet appointment, he was President and CEO of Maybank from 2008 to 2013.

He was formerly Group CEO of Telekom Malaysia Berhad from 2004 to 2008 (prior to the demerger of Axiata).  He has also served as Managing Director/CEO of UEM Group Berhad  and Executive Vice Chairman of PLUS Expressways Berhad.

Tan Sri Wahid is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).