15 Feb Dato’ Azman IdrisChief Operating Officer
Dato’ Azman Idris was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) of SPANCO in June 2012. A strategic thinker and an outstanding leader with over 18 years experience in the automotive industry, Dato’ Azman held a string of impressive appointments prior to SPANCO – he was the Chief Operating Officer of EON Berhad from 2009 to 2012 and the President and Chief Operating Officer of Honda Malaysia from 2008-2009. While at Honda Malaysia, he was instrumental in reducing the duty for hybrids and increasing local components to 60 per cent, a major achievement for that company. Dato’ Azman was also once the Chief Executive Officer of DHAS, a company under the DRB-HICOM Group. He holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Indiana University.