"He started his career with Virgin Group before joining Warner Music International London. He was transferred back to Malaysia at the age of 27 to head Warner Music Malaysia. He spent 12 years with Warner Music Malaysia, with his last position being the Asean vice president.
In December 2001, he formed AirAsia, Asia's first low-cost carrier, together with his three partners.
In just five years, the airline had formed two successful joint ventures in Thailand and Indonesia, expanded its fleet from two to 46, and now flies to over 40 destinations in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Macau, China, the Philippines, Brunei, Cambodia and Vietnam." (theedgedaily.com, 2006)