Riad Asmat

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Riad Asmat (born 17 November 1971 in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia) is a Malaysian businessman. He is the son of Perodua Chairman Tan Sri Datuk Asmat Kamaludin. He is the former CEO of the Caterham F1 Team and Team Principal of the Caterham Racing GP2 team. Tony Fernandes and fellow shareholders Kamarudin Meranun and SM Nasarudin later promoted Asmat to Group CEO of Caterham Group for Caterham F1 Team, Caterham Cars, Caterham Racing, merchandising, engineering and all related interests.

As of January 2018, Asmat is CEO of Air Asia Group.[1]

Career[edit]

The team announced the appointment of Asmat as the Chief Executive Officer of 1Malaysia F1 Team Sdn. Bhd. (1MF1T). Asmat, 38 years old, was formerly working in the managing director's office of Proton Holdings Berhad as General Manager. In Proton Holdings Berhad in 2006, Asmat was tasked with the development of its motorsports programme. This included R3 and Proton Axle Team. Asmat also managed the company's involvement in A1 Team Malaysia.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "airasia group bhd". Bloomberg. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Riad Asmat From Proton Is New 1Malaysia F1 Racing Team CEO". BERNAMA. 30 October 2009. Retrieved 3 January 2012.