Datuk Zaiton Mohd Hassan

Title: Deputy Chair

Country: Malaysia

Datuk Zaiton Mohd Hassan, a Malaysian, is a Fellow and Council Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a member of the IFAC Professional Accountants in Business (PAIB) Advisory Group. She is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Datuk Zaiton is the Chairman of the Board Governance and Audit Committee of Sime Darby Plantation Berhad. Datuk Zaiton is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Professional Accountancy Centre (MyPAC).

She started her career in PricewaterhouseCoopers, and later joined the Development Bank of Malaysia as Project Officer. Datuk Zaiton then joined Maybank where she held various senior positions, including heading both the bank’s treasury and international operations, branch operations and Group Strategic Planning. She is also the former President/Executive Director of Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad (MARC).

She was also Chairman of the Development Bank of Malaysia and the Vice Chairman of FIDE Forum, an institution focused on enhancing corporate governance standards among directors of Financial Institutions and Chairman of the Board Governance and Audit Committee of Lembaga Tabung Haji (Malaysian Pilgrims’ Fund).


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