PETALING JAYA: Allianz Malaysia Bhd has appointed former Federal Court judge Tan Sri Zainun Ali as its independent and non-executive director, with effective yesterday.
In a filing with Bursa Malaysia, Allianz said Zainun had retired from the Malaysian judiciary in 2018.
“Zainun was appointed as legal officer of the Ministry of Labour and Attorney General’s Chambers in 1976. She was appointed as Magistrate in Melaka in January 1979 and became president of the Sessions Court in Johor Baru in December 1981.
“In the middle to the late 1980s, she was senior federal counsel to several government units, including the Ministry of Defence in November 1985 and the Prime Minister’s Department in March 1988.”
Allianz said Zainun was appointed chief registrar of the Federal Court of Malaysia in November 1994 and Judicial Commissioner of the High Court of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur in August 1996.
She served as High Court Judge in Shah Alam, Johor and Kuala Lumpur from 1998 to 2001.
In 2006, she was elevated to be Court of Appeal Judge and served until 2012. She was appointed as Federal Court Judge on April 4, 2012.