Author Topic: Impiana Hotels Berhad Appoints Dato' Seri Farouk As Executive Chairman  (Read 61 times)

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APRIL 18, 2019, KUALA LUMPUR – Main Market-listed Impiana Hotels Berhad (“IHB” or “Group”), formerly known as Bio Osmo Berhad, is pleased to announce that Dato’ Seri Ismail @ Farouk bin Abdullah (“Dato’ Seri Farouk”), the brain child behind Impiana, has been appointed as Impiana’s Executive Chairman with effect from 18 April 2019.

Impiana Group, founded by Dato’ Seri Farouk in 1994, is principally involved in the development and management of hotels and resorts, travel and leisure, property development and education.

Dato' Seri Farouk, aged 73, has over five decades of global hospitality experience and knowledge. He served as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Shangri-La Hotels (Malaysia) Berhad from 1997 to 2018. He has held various senior management positions in both Hilton and Shangri-La. Presently, he holds directorship in a number of private limited companies.

In a statement, the Group’s Executive Director Azrin Kamaluddin said, “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to welcome Dato’ Seri Farouk as the Group’s Executive Chairman. Dato’ Seri Farouk is a man on a mission to build a successful homegrown global hotel brand. The Board is confident that the Group will be able to capitalise on his vast foresight, invaluable experience and knowledge of this fast changing hospitality industry.”

“He is undoubtedly the right person to helm the company and steer it to greater heights.” He added