Adenan Md Yusof, Group Managing Director of Amanah Raya Berhad

Adenan Md Yusof appointed as Group Managing Director of Amanah Raya Berhad

Kuala Lumpur, 01 September 2016- Amanah Raya Berhad (AmanahRaya) today announced the appointment of  Adenan Md Yusof as Group Managing Director of the Company effective 1 September 2016.

Adenan is familiar with AmanahRaya’s business and its operations having held previously the position of Chief Operating Officer of its subsidiary,  AmanahRaya REIT Managers Sdn Bhd, the Manager of the public listed fund, AmanahRaya Real Estate Investment Trust (ARREIT) .  During  his tenure as the COO from 2010 to 2015, ARREIT had achieved  incremental growth resulting in  stable and sustainable return for AmanahRaya REIT unitholders.

AmanahRaya’s Chairman, Tan Sri Sabbaruddin Chik welcomes the appointment of Adenan as the new Group Managing Director of AmanahRaya and is confident that he will steer the Group to greater heights.  “The Board of Directors and Management of AmanahRaya look forward to having Adenan onboard and  continue its mission as the leading service provider of Trust and Estate Administration in the country,” said Tan Sri Sabbaruddin Chik.

Upon obtaining his Bachelor of Achitecture from  Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, Illinois, USA,  Adenan worked for two of the largest architectural practice in the United States.  During his tenure at Harry Weese and Associates as well as  Lohan Associates, he gained valuable experience in the development of  various building types from residential to 5 star hotels and office buildings. Thereafter, in 1993, he joined KLCC Berhad and worked on the prestigious Petronas Twin Towers project.

Adenan later joined Amanah Capital Partners Berhad in 1995 and was responsible in overseeing all property investments under Amanah Capital Group. Subsequently, in 2003, Adenan moved to KUB Malaysia Berhad as General Manager and was later seconded to KUB Realty Sdn. Bhd, the property arm of KUB.

In 2008, Adenan joined Terengganu Incorporated as the Group General Manager to head its property investment division and was tasked in drafting a strategic plan for its property investment.  Prior to his return to AmanahRaya, he was the Senior Vice President of Special Projects at UDA Holdings Berhad.

Adenan also holds a Capital Market Services Representative’s License since July 2013 and was the Vice Chairman of the Malaysian REIT Managers Association and a member of its Regulatory Committee.

Amanah Raya Berhad (AmanahRaya), was established on 1 May 1921 as the Department of Public Trustee and Official Administrator. Subsequently, the Department was corporatized on 29 May 1995 and commenced its operation as Amanah Raya Berhad on 1 August 1995.

As the premier trust company, with 19 branches all over Malaysia, AmanahRaya offers a one stop Legacy Management Services encompass Will-Writing, Custodianship, Estate Administration and Trust Services.

Issued by Amanah Raya Berhad. For further information please contact:

Nik Salina Nik Idris
Head of Department
Group Corporate Communications Dept.
Tel: 03-2055 7488
Fax: 03-2072 1434

Siti Azura Shamsuddin
Group Corporate Communications Dept.
Tel: 03-2055 7361
Fax: 03-2072 1434