Igan MP Ahmad Johnie Zawawi

KUCHING: National sewerage company Indah Water Konsortium (IWK) has appointed Igan MP Ahmad Johnie Zawawi as its non-executive chairman.

The appointment, which was in effect from May 13 saw the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) MP replace his processor Amiruddin Abdul Aziz who left the position on May 9.

In a brief statement by IWK chief executive officer Narendran Maniam on the appointment, he welcomed Ahmad Johnie to the company’s board of directors and hoped that the latter would able to bring IWK to greater heights.

The Igan MP, 58, holds a degree in political science from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and was a civil servant for the federal government for 14 years.

He previously served in the capacity of administrative officer and later as a Superintendent for the Customs Department.

Following that, he worked in the private sector as a chief executive officer at a publication company. He is also executive director for a company involved in plantations, real estate and the service industry. In 2018, Ahmad Johnie was elected as Igan MP during the 14th general election. He succeeded incumbent Wahab Dolah who stepped down to make way for new faces.