Kuala Lumpur, 1 October 2012
The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today announced the appointment of Ahmad Fairuz Zainol Abidin as Executive Director of Enforcement with effect from 1 October 2012. As Executive Director in charge of enforcement, Ahmad Fairuz will lead the SC's investigation, prosecution and civil enforcement teams.
Ahmad Fairuz, who qualified as a Barrister-At-Law (Lincolns Inn) in 1993, brings with him over 18 years of experience from both the public and private sectors. He started his career in the Prosecution Division of the Attorney General's Chambers.
He was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 2008 as Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya and obtained his Master of Criminal Justice (University of Malaya), as well as Master of Prosecutions (University of Wollongong, Australia), in 2008 and 2009 respectively.
Ahmad Fairuz subsequently moved to the Oil and Gas industry in November 2008, starting with Exxon Mobil and its subsidiaries in Malaysia. He last held the position of Legal Advisor at Petron subsidiaries in Malaysia.
SECURITIES COMMISSION MALAYSIA