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31 Oct 2017
The Edge : AmBank Group chairman Azman Hashim gets sixth honorary doctorate
 
AmBank Group chairman Azman Hashim gets sixth honorary doctorate
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October 31, 2017 18:26 pm MYT 

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 31): AmBank Group chairman Tan Sri Azman Hashim has been conferred an honorary doctorate in management leadership by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, which is his sixth honorary doctorate. 

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Tan Sri Azman Hashim receiving the Honorary Doctorate in management leadership from the Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Her Majesty Raja Zarith Sofiah ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah at UTM's 59th Convocation Ceremony in Skudai, Johor

In a statement today, AmBank said the Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Her Majesty Raja Zarith Sofiah ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah, presented Azman with the honorary doctorate at UTM's 59th Convocation Ceremony held on Saturday, Oct 28. 

"The conferment is in recognition of Tan Sri Azman's sterling contribution and leadership in the banking industry, the economy and the country," said AmBank.

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Left pic : Tan Sri Azman Hashim (right) with UTM's Vice Chancellor, Professor Doctor IR Dr Wahid Omar, at UTM's 59th Convocation Ceremony
Right pic : Tan Sri Azman Hashim (2nd from left) and wife, YM Tunku Arishah Tunku Maamor (left), with UTM's Vice Chancellor, Professor Doctor IR
Dr Wahid Omar (2nd from right), and his wife, Datin Laili Nordin (right) 

Previously, Azman was conferred an honorary doctorate in philosophy from Universiti Utara Malaysia in 1985, followed by an honorary doctorate in business administration by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2004, an honorary doctorate in management from Universiti Malaya and an honorary doctorate of philosophy in finance from the International Islamic University Malaysia, both in 2013, and an honorary doctorate in management from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 2016.

AMMB Holdings Bhd is the holding company of AmBank Group.