PETRONAS has announced the appointment of three new Board members with the appointments taking effect from 17 August 2020.
The new PETRONAS Board members are Tan Sri Zaharah Binti Ibrahim, Dato Hj Ibrahim Bin Haji Baki and Dato' Razali Bin Mohd Yusof.
Tan Sri Zaharah was previously the Chief Judge of Malaya, and had, until recently, held the position of Chairperson of Prasarana Malaysia Berhad until May 2020.
Tan Sri Zaharah graduated from the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (LL.B.) and has had over 40 years of experience in legal practice and in the judiciary. She has held various posts including serving as the State Legal Advisor of Selangor, and Parliamentary Draftsman at the Attorney General’s Chambers of Malaysia, prior to her appointment as a Judicial Commissioner in 2004. Tan Sri Zaharah was confirmed as a High Court Judge in July 2006, and thereafter, was elevated as Court of Appeal Judge in April 2010, Federal Court Judge in February 2015, and appointed as Chief Judge of Malaya in July 2018.
Dato Hj Ibrahim is a well-respected corporate figure and a notable legal professional with over 30 years of experience in both the corporate sector and government linked companies. Dato Hj Ibrahim read law in the United Kingdom, where he graduated with a LL.B (Hons) and was admitted as a Barrister- At- Law from Lincoln’s Inn.
Dato Hj Ibrahim began his career in 1984, as a Legal Officer of PETRONAS in Kuala Lumpur. In 1985, he became the founding partner in Messrs Idris Buang, Ibrahim Baki & Co, Advocates & Solicitors, Sarawak. Since 1991, Dato Hj Ibrahim has been involved in several businesses stemming from property development, shipping, logistics, media and management services.
Dato' Razali is an accomplished business professional with over 30 years of experience in the Mining and Oil & Gas industry. His experience ranges from developing businesses, managing complex engineering projects and providing advisory and consultancy services to various organisations.
Dato’ Razali graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Mining Engineering) and holds a MSc in Engineering Management, both from the University of Missouri. He began his career as a Project Engineer and thereafter has held various key positions in a number of private and multinational companies in Malaysia. Dato’ Razali currently sits as a director on the boards of several companies.
The PETRONAS Board welcomes Tan Sri Zaharah, Dato Hj Ibrahim and Dato' Razali to PETRONAS, and is confident that the knowledge and experience of our new Board members will be a valuable addition to the Company.