Saturday, 3 October 2015


Former Securities Commission Malaysia chairman Tan Sri Zarinah Anwar and Maybank Investment Bank Bhd (Maybank IB) managing director and co-head of client coverage Datuk Sharifah Sofianny Syed Hussain have joined Petroliam Nasional Bhd's (Petronas) board of directors effective Aug 17 and Oct 1 respectively.

In a statement yesterday, Petronas said Zarinah currently chairs the Malaysia Venture Capital Development Council and is a member of the Performance Management & Delivery Unit's board of trustees. She brings with her a wealth of experience and leadership positions in other financial institutions.

Sharifah Sofianny, meanwhile, began her career with Shell Malaysia, serving in auditing and accountancy roles. In 2012, she was appointed as Maybank IB’s head of institutional equities and held various senior roles within the group.