Appointed as Group Chairman PNB in July 2016. Dato' Sri Abdul Wahid Omar served as a Minister in the Prime Minister's Department as well as President and CEO of Maybank Group.
Previously, under the Prime Minister's Department, Dato' Sri Abdul Wahid Omar supervised several government agencies that are Public-Private Unit (UKAS), Ekuiti Nasional Berhad (Ekuinas), the Statistics Department, Economic Planning Unit (EPU), Talent Corporation (TalentCorp) and Bumiputra Steering Unit (TERAJU).
With outstanding leadership record in corporate and financial management, he was conferred the Asian Banker Leadership Achievement Award for Malaysia and The Edge Value Creator Award. Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar was also the recipient of The Business Times/ American Express Malaysia CEO of the Year 2006.
He had previously held the position of president and chief executive officer of Maybank from 2008 to 2013 and the director of Group Corporate Services in Amanah Capital Group from 1994 to 2001.