Malaysia Airlines MD and CEO Idris Jala resigned from the carrier upon being appointed to join the government as a cabinet minister in charge of a new Performance Management and Delivery Unit. CFO Azmil Zahruddin was named the airline's CEO effective immediately. Jala leaves MAS having overseen one of the more remarkable turnarounds in recent airline industry history. He joined the carrier as MD/CEO on Dec. 1, 2005, with little background in air transport, having been recruited from Shell ...

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