Idris Jala
Former CEO of Malaysia Airlines

Dato Sri Idris Jala is a recognised pioneer in the field of business transformation. He was appointed CEO of Malaysia Airlines in 2006. Applying his rare ability to inspire, empower and guide young people, he brought the airline to a $450m surplus in just two years. Idris Jala was an adviser to the Malaysian Prime Minister and served as President and CEO of Malaysia’s official Performance Management and Delivery Unit, PEMANDU.

From Loss to Profit
Idris Jala describes the method he applied to manage the turnaround of a national airline in distress.
Idris Jala
Former CEO of Malaysia Airlines

Dato Sri Idris Jala is a recognised pioneer in the field of business transformation. He was appointed CEO of Malaysia Airlines in 2006. Applying his rare ability to inspire, empower and guide young people, he brought the airline to a $450m surplus in just two years. Idris Jala was an adviser to the Malaysian Prime Minister and served as President and CEO of Malaysia’s official Performance Management and Delivery Unit, PEMANDU.

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