Najib Gets Chance to Remove Thorn as Zeti Term Ends in Malaysia

  • Investors say overt political influence would be detrimental
  • Zeti has been governor since 2000; latest term ends in April

Zeti Akhtar Aziz, governor of the Bank Negara Malaysia.

Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

Embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak gets the chance to remove a thorn in coming months when central bank Governor Zeti Akhtar Aziz steps down after 16 years at the helm.

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