YM RAJA DATUK ZAHARATON BINTI RAJA ZAINAL ABIDIN
SENIOR INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
  • First appointment as Independent Non-Executive Director on 13 August 2015
  • Redesignation as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on 12 June 2018
  • Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committee
  • Member of Audit Committee

Raja Datuk Zaharaton binti Raja Zainal Abidin holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics from University of Malaya and a Masters in Economics in 1979 from the University of Leuven, Belgium. Raja Datuk Zaharaton was a civil servant for 34 years. Her last post in the Government was as Director General of the Economic Planning Unit specialising in policy analysis and financial evaluation.

Upon retirement, the Government of Malaysia appointed her as Chairman of Technology Park Malaysia Corporation Sdn Bhd from January 2006 to December 2008. Subsequently, the Government appointed her as Chairman of Ninebio Sdn Bhd from January 2009 for a two year period. Between 24 June 2014 to April 2017, she served as Chairman of Global Maritime Ventures Berhad, a subsidiary of Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad.

Within Media Prima, Raja Datuk Zaharaton is the Chairman of Big Tree Outdoor Sdn Bhd and sits on the Board of Primeworks Studios Sdn Bhd. She is a Director of her family-owned company, Kumpulan RZA Sdn Bhd. She is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Taliworks Corporation Berhad, Yinson Holdings Berhad and ARECA Capital.