KUALA LUMPUR – The late former President and chief executive officer of Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) Tan Sri Sabri Ahmad was a distinguished corporate figure who was responsible for Golden Hope Plantations Bhd Group’s (Golden Hope) profits.
Golden Hope chairman Tun Ahmad Sarji Abdul Hamid said Sabri who was the chief executive officer of Golden Hope from 2004 to 2007, was responsible for Golden Hope’s huge profit.
“He was so efficient in his job that he was able to merge Golden Hope with Sime Darby and Guthrie,” he said when met at the Bukit Kiara Muslim Cemetery, here today.
Ahmad Sarji said he was very professional and knew project viability in-depth and the global market.
Sabri, 68, died of Liver cancer at the Sunway Hospital in Petaling Jaya at 5.30am this morning.
Ahmad Sarji said he knew Sabri for more than 30 years and had even worked together at the Agriculture Ministry before and that the last time he met the late Sabri was a few months ago.
Meanwhile, Sabri’s eldest daughter Sabrina Sabri said her father was suffering from cancer for more than a year.
Sabri leaves behind his wife Jahara Yahya, 66, two children, both girls, and six grandchildren. – BERNAMA