FINAS Announces Dato’ Fauzi Ayob as the New Director General

Published by Amzar Anizam @ 29/12/2016

Dato’ Mohd Khusairi Abdul Talib, Chairman of FINAS.

Dato’ Mohd Khusairi Abdul Talib, Chairman of FINAS today announced the appointment of Dato’ Fauzi Ayob as the next Director General of FINAS, while Mr. Azmir Saifuddin Mutalib as the new Deputy Director General (Management), effective 1st January 2017.

Previously the Deputy Director of FINAS, Dato' Fauzi is currently the acting Director General after Dato’ Kamil Othman’s term ended on 9th November 2016.

Whereas Mr. Azmir Saifuddin Mutalib who is currently the Senior Director of Commercial and Innovation Development Division will succeed the role of Deputy Director General (Management).

“I’d like to express my deepest congratulations to Dato' Fauzi Ayob and Mr. Azmir Saifuddin on their appointments. I hope they will be able to bring our creative content industry, particularly the Malaysian film industry to greater heights,” said Dato’ Mohd Khusairi Abdul Talib.

The announcement was made during the presentation of film incentives to 23 local production houses at FINAS, Hulu Kelang.

Left: Dato' Fauzi Ayob, new Director General of FINAS. Right: Azmir Saifuddin, new Deputy Director General of FINAS.