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Change In Boardroom

BackApr 05, 2012
Date Announced
:
05/04/2012  

 

Date of change
:
05/04/2012
Name
:
Dato' Zuraidah binti Atan
Age
:
52
Nationality
:
Malaysian
Type of change
:
Retirement
Designation
:
Non-Executive Director
Directorate
:
Non Independent & Non Executive
Qualifications
:
LLB (Hons) England, UK.
Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP Hons), The Qualifying Board, Malaysia
Working experience and occupation
:
Dato' Zuraidah is an Advocate & Solicitor with her own legal firm, Chambers of Zuraidah Atan, established since year 2004. She started her career as an officer in a bank. She has more than 25 years experience in the banking industry and had served for four years as President/Chief Executive Officer of a merchant/investment bank (Affin Merchant Bank 1999-2003).

Dato’ Zuraidah was previously the first woman independent Director on the Board of HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad and was Chairman of Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA)’s subsidiary, FAMACO.

Dato' Zuraidah currently sits on the Boards of Universiti Utara Malaysia, NCB Holdings Berhad, Northport (Malaysia) Berhad, Kenanga Islamic Investors Berhad (formerly known as Kenanga Fund Management Berhad), Syarikat Malacca Straits Inn Sdn Bhd and Deputy Chairman of Melaka ICT Holdings Sdn. Bhd, a wholly-owned company of Melaka State Government.

Dato’ Zuraidah also sits on Melaka State Government Investment Committee and Board Member of Tabung Amanah Melaka, the Sovereign Wealth Fund belonging to the Melaka State. She is a Corporate Adviser to certain State Governments and Government Agencies. She was instrumental in taking a Malaysian controlled company, to be listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM), London Stock Exchange.

She is an Arbitrator of the KL Regional Centre for Arbitration.

She is also the Chairman of Yayasan Sukarelawan Siswa.
Directorship of public companies (if any)
:
1. NCB Holdings Bhd
2. Northport (Malaysia) Berhad
3. Kenanga Islamic Investors Berhad (formerly known as Kenanga Fund Management Berhad)
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer
:
Dato' Zuraidah is a nominee of Permodalan Nasional Berhad.
Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuer
:
None
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries
:
None

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