Former Perak MB takes over MAHB as Chairman

Former Perak menteri besar, Zambry Abdul Kadir will be taking over from Zainun Ali as the chairman of Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB). Zainun will cease holding the position effective immediately.

“The Board also would like to announce the appointment of Zambry Abd Kadir as Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman of MAHB with effect from Aug 12,” MAHB stated.

Zambry served as  Professor in Practice at Putra Business School, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Adjunct Professor at the Department of Political Science, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), CEO of Mind Institute, as well as CEO of Centre for Leadership and Development Studies. He also holds PhD and Masters degrees from Temple University, USA and a Masters degree and Bachelor of Economic (Hons) degree from IIUM. Among his professional qualifications also include attending the Harvard Leadership Program at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

“The Group and its Board of Directors would like to express its appreciation and gratitude to  Zainun for her invaluable contribution during her tenure with the company. During her tenure,  Zainun has acted in the best interest of the Group at all times and has been most meticulous in ensuring that the highest standards of corporate governance and integrity are upheld throughout the Group,” MAHB stated in a press statement.

Finance Minister Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz previously stated that the recent appointment of politicians to statutory bodies and GLCs was to help provide “check and balance” as well as to ensure GLCs operate per the government’s aims.

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