PetChem’s chieftain Sazali to head Petronas downstream division, sources say


Dateline 2021-12-21, The Edge:

Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd (PetChem) managing director-cum-chief executive officer (CEO) Datuk Sazali Hamzah is set to be appointed as Petroliam Nasional Bhd’s (Petronas) executive vice president and CEO of Downstream business, sources told The Edge.

Sazali, 55, will take over the position from Datuk Md Arif Mahmood, who will be retiring from the national oil firm on Jan 1, 2022 after 37 years of service.

Sazali will relinquish his post as the managing director of PetChem by the same date, a role which he has served since May 2014.

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