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FGV: Sulaiman Mahbob tipped to replace Isa Samad

FGV: Sulaiman Mahbob tipped to replace Isa Samad
Before this, Isa was firm not to resign as the FGV Chairman, stating that he had no reasons to do so.
KUALA LUMPUR: Felda Global Ventures Holdings (FGV) Bhd board member Tan Sri Sulaiman Mahbob is tipped to replace Tan Sri Isa Samad as the FGV chairman.

Local dailies New Straits Times and Berita Harian, quoting sources said Isa had also met Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak over the matter.
A meeting is scheduled to be held in Putrajaya to discuss the FGV issue, including a report provided by the government appointed an independent party to solve the country’s biggest plantation crisis.

Before this, Isa was firm not to resign as the FGV Chairman, stating that he had no reasons to do so.

READ: FGV: Fate of Isa and Zakaria to be determined today

The FGV crisis escalated when Isa and his board of director ordered Datuk Zakaria Arshad, FGV Chief Financial Officer Ahmad Tifli Mohd Talha, FGV Trading Chief Executive Officer Ahmad Salman Omar and Senior General Manager of Delima Oil Products Kamarzaman Abd Karim to go on leave on 6 June.

Following that, the government appointed former minister in the Prime Minister's Department, Datuk Seri Idris Jala as a mediator to find a solution to the crisis.