PETALING JAYA: Bursa Malaysia Bhd has appointed Datuk Shireen Ann Zaharah Muhiudeen (pic) as non-executive chairman.
She succeeds Tan Sri Amirsham A. Aziz effective March 1, 2019. She will also be public interest director.
Shireen is the founder of Corston-Smith Asset Management Sdn Bhd. Prior to this, she has served as chief executive officer of AIG Investment Corp (Asia) Ltd from 1992 to 2004.
She has more than 31 years of focused fund-management experience in emerging Asia equity markets.
Shireen was a member of the International Finance Corp’s working group for the establishment of the Philippine Stock Exchange’s Maharlika Board.
She was also a member of the international advisory panel for the Labuan International Business and Financial Centre.
Shireen currently holds independent directorships in AMMB Holdings Bhd and at the Federal Land Development Authority.
She has served on Malaysia’s Sports Advisory Council, the Board of Tourism Malaysia and was a member of the EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry Financial Services Committee.
Shireen holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola Marymount University in the United States and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from University of Southern California.
She is also a columnist for “Governance Matters” in StarBizWeek.