MAHB appoints retired Federal Court judge Tan Sri Zainun Ali as chairman

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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 17): Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) has appointed retired Federal Court judge Tan Sri Zainun Ali as its non-independent non-executive chairman with effect from tomorrow (Jan 18), following the resignation of Tan Sri Syed Zainol Anwar Ibni Syed Putra Jamalullail today.

In a statement today, MAHB said Zainun has held various positions in the legal and judicial service. She was appointed judicial commissioner in August 1996 and named a Federal Court Judge on April 4, 2012, a position which she retired from on Oct 4, 2018.

"The group and its board of directors would like to express its appreciation and gratitude to Syed Zainol for his invaluable contribution during his tenure with the company," said MAHB.

Syed Zainol has brought the company to greater heights during his tenure in terms of financial performance, as well as quality of services and operations, said the airport operator.

“He has been very committed in ensuring that corporate governance and integrity are observed throughout the organisation,” said MAHB, adding that with his vast experience and excellent leadership, Syed Zainol has passionately driven the Company towards its journey on transformational culture change.

Shares of MAHB closed three sen or 0.37% lower at RM8.05, valuing it at RM13.36 billion.