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34 | S P SETIA BERHAD GROUP | Annual Report 2014



(Independent Non-Executive Chairman)


69 years of age

Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn)

Tun Dato’ Seri Zaki bin Tun Azmi obtained

his Barrister-at-Law qualification from

the Lincoln’s Inn in 1969. He joined the

Malaysian Judicial and Legal Services as a

Majistrate in 1970 and later transferred to

the Attorney General’s Chambers where he

held several positions for 15 years before

going into private legal practice in 1985.

He left legal practice in 2007 when he was

appointed as a Judge of the Federal Court

of Malaysia and shortly thereafter, he was

appointed as the President of Court of

Appeal of Malaysia, the second highest

judicial office. He was appointed as the 12th

Chief Justice of Malaysia on 18 October

2008 and became the first Chairman of

the Judicial Appointment Commission on

16 February 2009 until his retirement as

Chief Justice in September 2011. During his

tenure as the Chief Justice of Malaysia, he

reduced substantially the backlog of cases

pending at the Malaysian courts and also

introduced technological and managerial

systems that enabled cases at the High

Courts to be disposed of within nine months

to one year from the date of filing and within

six months from the date of filing at the

Sessions Courts and Magistrates’ Courts.

profile of

board of directors

In August 2014, Tun Dato’ Seri Zaki was

appointed by the Government to head the

Committee to study and recommend to the

Government actions to prevent leakages

and frauds in public examinations.

Tun Dato’ Seri Zaki is currently the Chairman

of Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad and

Nationwide Express Courier Services

Berhad. He is the Chancellor of MAHSA

University College as well as Chancellor of

the Multimedia University. He is also on the

board of a few sendirian berhad companies

and Chairman of the Board of Directors of

University Malaysia Sabah.

He was appointed Director and Chairman

of the Board of S P Setia Berhad on

25 October 2012. On 26 February 2013,

he was appointed as Chairman of the

Nomination Committee.

He does not have any family relationship with

any Director and/or major shareholder, nor

any conflict of interest with the Company.

He has no convictions for any offences over

the past 10 years.

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