KUALA LUMPUR — Dec. 26, 2018: Permodalan Nasional Berhad has announced the appointment of four members effective January 1 to replace retiring members.
The new board members are Treasury secretary-general Datuk Ahmad Badri Mohd. Zahir, former Federal Court judge Tan Sri Zainun Ali, former Securities Commission deputy chief executive Datuk Nik Ramlah Nik Mahmood, and Mitraland Group and Pelaburan Hartanah Nasional Berhad chairman Datuk Johan Ariffin.
Current directors Tan Sri Ali Hamsa, Tan Sri Wan Abdul Aziz Wan Abdullah and Tan Sri Zarinah Anwar will retire on December 31.
Nik Ramlah currently sits on the board of Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (ASNB) while Johan is also a board member of several public-listed companies, including Sime Darby Property.
In welcoming the new line-up, PNB chairman Tan Sri Zeti Aziz said the new members possess between them extensive and complementary experience in their respective fields of investment, law, economics and real estate.
“PNB looks forward to gaining from their contribution as we continue to be relentlessly focused on strengthening our resilience and delivering on our mandate to enhance the economic wealth of the Bumiputera community and all Malaysians,” she said.
PNB also announced that with effect from Dec. 31, Professor Tan Sri Noor Azlan Ghazali will retire from the board of directors of ASNB and PNB Research Institute.
Besides Zeti and the new members, PNB’s board will comprise Datuk Abdul Rahman Ahmad (president and group chief executive), Datuk Mohd. Yaakub Johari and Datuk Soedirman Aini effective Jan. 1.
From the same date, ASNB’s directors will include Zeti, Abdul Rahman, Mohammad Hussin (ASNB chief executive officer and executive director), Datuk Seri Nik Norzrul Thani Nik Hassan Thani and Nik Ramlah. — Bernama