Dato’ Azman Shah Mohd Yusof

Chief Executive Officer, Northport (Malaysia) Bhd


Dato’ Azman Shah Mohd Yusof joined MMC Port Holdings Sdn Bhd on 2 November 2015 and was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Northport (Malaysia) Bhd (NMB), on 16th February 2016. NMB is the operator of two terminals in Port Klang, which are Northport and Southpoint. Dato’ Azman is also the Chairman of Port Klang Cruise Terminal (formerly known as Boustead Cruise Centre Sdn Bhd), a subsidiary of Northport.

Dato’ Azman holds a Bachelor of Economics from the London School of Economics (LSE), United Kingdom. He also attended the “Macroeconomic Policy and Management” Executive Program at the Harvard University, USA in 1996.

Dato’ Azman began his career with the Central Bank of Malaysia in 1992 and subsequently worked for companies involved in property development, real estate investment trust, hotel management,

media/radio broadcasting, information technology and port management. In 2012, Dato’ Azman was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Integrax Berhad, a public listed company which owns and operates Lekir Bulk Terminal in Perak, a position he held for four years prior to joining the MMC Group.

Dato’ Azman plays an active role in the industry and community associations. Currently, he holds the position of President of the London School of Economics Alumni Society of Malaysia (LSEASM), Vice President of the Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MICCI), Deputy Treasurer and Council Member of the National Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (NCCIM) and Executive Council member of the Malaysian Biomass Industries Confederation (MBIC).

During his tenure as the Chief Executive Officer, Northport has been awarded the Best Seaport by the Ministry of Transport in 2016 and 2017; National Occupational Safety and Health (NCOSH) Award 2019 (Business Services Category); Best Port Safety Management Award by the Ministry of Transportation Malaysia 2021 and the International Association of Ports and Harbors (“IAPH”) 2022 Sustainability Award under the Health Safety and Security category at the IAPH 2022 World Ports Conference Vancouver, Canada.

Northport is also the first port in Malaysia to receive the ISO 45001:2018 for Occupational Safety and Health accreditation in 2019 and the ISO 37001:2016 AntiBribery Management System (ABMS) in 2021. In November 2022, Northport recorded a clean sweep of the National Occupational Safety and Health (NCOSH) 2020/2021 Awards by winning 3 awards in the Business Services Category, the MentorMentee Award and the CEO of the Year (Private Sector) Award. This is in addition to a Gold Award won for the Integrity, Governance and Anti-Corruption Awards (AIGA) 2022 by the Malaysian Institute of Integrity in January 2023.