New Proton CEO Datuk Ahmad Fuaad – first from the right

Proton Holdings Berhad will get a new CEO effective April 1, 2016. The new man in the hot seat will be Datuk Ahmad Fuaad bin Kenali, who is currently DRB-HICOM’s CFO.

Prior to joining DRB-HICOM, Datuk Ahmad Fuaad was the Chief Financial Officer at Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad. He has held positions in Arthur Andersen & Co, Petaling Garden and Ernst & Young in the past.

The national carmaker will also get a new Deputy CEO – Datuk Radzaif bin Mohamed, currently DRB-HICOM COO in charge of Automotive Distribution & Manufacturing.

Current Proton CEO Datuk Harith will go back to DRB-HICOM as head of the Automotive Distribution & Manufacturing division to resume the position vacated by Datuk Radzaif.