Khan to lead PM Malaysia

Philip Morris Malaysia has appointed Naeem Khan as its managing director, reports The New Straits Times.

Khan is the co-founder and chief operating officer of EZbuy Holding in Pakistan, an international online shopping platform. Previously he was chairman and CEO of Phillips Group of Companies in Malaysia in 2011 and vice president of consumer lighting for emerging markets based out of China.

“Naeem is a genuine leader who has a strong organizational focus on developing people,” said Paul Riley, Philip Morris president for East Asia and Australia region. “He was recognized in accelerating revenue growth in commercial and healthcare environments through product marketing, innovation, as well as consumer experience.”

“The tobacco industry is evolving rapidly; new and robust innovations that build on harm reduction will help the world achieve smoke-free future in a faster pace,” said Khan.

“I am extremely excited and proud to be part of this historical journey with Philip Morris in their on-going drive towards a smoke-free world for the future generations.”