PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission’s senior director of investigation Datuk Norazlan Mohd Razali has been appointed its new deputy chief commissioner with immediate effect.
He replaces Datuk Seri Shamshun Baharin Mohd Jamil, who retires on Thursday (Sept 2).
Norazlan, 57, has held various positions in the MACC, including Selangor and Johor director, anti-corruption academy director, chief of staff at the chief commissioner’s executive office, and head of the Felda integrity unit.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Control Systems specialising in accountancy from the University of North Texas, United States; and a Masters in Economic Crime Management from HELP University.
“Norzlan joined the MACC on Feb 9, 1989 and has vast experience and involvement in many anti-corruption initiatives domestically and abroad,” the agency said in a statement on Thursday.
“The MACC expresses our deepest appreciation for Datuk Seri Shamshun Baharin for his years of service and dedication to the country and his efforts to fight corruption.
“The commission would also like to congratulate the newly appointed leadership on their new roles,” it said.
Shamshun Baharin had served the country’s anti-corruption body for 37 years since 1984.
MACC also announced that senior director of special operations Datuk Hishamuddin Hashim has been appointed new senior director of investigations.
Meanwhile, the Transport Ministry’s integrity unit head Datuk Tan Kang Sai has taken over Hishammuddin’s post.