Date: 10 Feb 2021
Datuk Seri Amir Hamzah Azizan Appointed New EPF CEO Appointment Effective 1 March 2021

Appointment effective 1 March 2021


KUALA LUMPUR, 10 February 2021: The Board of the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), upon approval from the Minister of Finance, announces the appointment of Datuk Seri Amir Hamzah Azizan as the fund’s Chief EPF Officer (CEO) effective 1 March 2021.

Previously helming TNB as its President/CEO, Datuk Seri Amir Hamzah takes over the position from Tunku Alizakri Alias, who has been EPF CEO since 20 August 2018. He brings with him more than 25 years of corporate experience, beginning his career with the Shell Group of Companies before serving as CEO for MISC Berhad, PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad, PETRONAS Lubricants International, Icon Offshore Berhad, and Themed Attractions Resorts and Hotels Sdn Bhd. He holds a BSc in Management (majoring in Finance and Economics) from Syracuse University, New York.

EPF Chairman Tan Sri Ahmad Badri Mohd Zahir said, “Tunku Alizakri will be continuing his contributions towards public service in a different capacity. It is with a heavy heart, we bid goodbye and thank you to Tunku Alizakri for his unwavering dedication and service to the EPF spanning seven years, first as Deputy CEO (Strategy) and then as CEO. Tunku Alizakri’s vision, drive, and commitment to all EPF stakeholders, especially our members, is evident in the EPF’s ongoing drive towards digital acceleration and operational efficiency, the adoption of ESG and sustainability as key metrics, as well as powering the social protection and wellbeing agenda.”

“On behalf of the EPF, I extend my heartfelt appreciation to Tunku Alizakri for his exemplary service to the EPF and wish him all the best in his future endeavours. At the same time, I would like to welcome and congratulate Datuk Seri Amir Hamzah on his appointment as the new EPF CEO. With his broad corporate experience, we are looking forward to his dynamic and focused leadership to lead the fund through this complex and challenging period of the EPF’s history.”

Issued by the EPF Media Desk
Corporate Affairs Department
10 February 2021

About the Employees Provident Fund (EPF)

The Employees Provident Fund (“EPF”) is one of the oldest retirement funds in the world. Established in 1951, the EPF is a social-security organisation focused on safeguarding member savings and delivering excellent services. In recent years, in line with its vision of helping members achieve a better future, the EPF has expanded its role to encompass the creation of a comprehensive social well-being ecosystem. Today, the EPF remains steadfast in its commitment to members through consistent efforts to update and improve itself, in order to build the foundation for sustainable, holistic and equitable well-being for all Malaysians.