KUALA LUMPUR, 24 June 2021 – Media Prima Berhad (“Media Prima” or the “Group”), Malaysia’s leading fully-integrated media group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Datin Azalina Adham, aged 52, as an Independent Non-Executive Director to the Board of Media Prima effective 24 June 2021.
Datin Azalina has more than 25 years of diverse experience in the financial and capital markets industry, and is currently serving as an Independent Director of MyCreative Ventures Sdn Bhd and is also a member of the Executive Advisory Panel of the Cultural Economy Development Agency (“Cendana”).
Datin Azalina joined Bursa Malaysia in 2001 and has held various positions in the areas of strategy and transformation as well as business and investor development. She most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer of Bursa Malaysia from February 2017 to 2020. Prior to joining the national stock exchange, she was an investment banker with experience in corporate banking, corporate finance and privatisation having served with Maybank Investment Bank and Alliance Investment Bank Berhad.
Datin Azalina holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from Purdue University, US, and is an alumni of the Harvard Business School, US, where she attended its Advanced Management Programme.
Commenting on the latest appointment, Datuk Syed Hussian Aljunid, Group Chairman of Media Prima, said: “On behalf of the Board of Media Prima, we are happy to welcome Datin Azalina to the Group. Datin Azalina has a proven track record in the areas of business development, strategy and transformation and we trust she will contribute greatly to the Group moving forward.”
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