KUALA LUMPUR — March 9, 2020: Datuk Seri Azam Baki, previously the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission deputy commissioner for operations, has been promoted to head the agency.
Azam, 57, has been with the MACC for over 30 years, after having joined the agency 1984 as an assistant investigations officer at the intelligence division.
He led the special task force investigating the Port Klang Free Zone case in 2007 and was promoted in the same year to director of intelligence before made the director of the investigations department in 2015. He became deputy chief commissioner in 2016.
A statement from the Prime Minister’s Office said the Yang di-Pertuan Agong also consented to shorten the contract of Latheefa Koya as chief commissioner to today.