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Haslinda Hussein

Independent Non-Executive Director

Haslinda Hussein is Independent Non-Executive Director of Dagang NeXchange Berhad (“DNeX”)
with effect from 1 July 2024.


She has 23 years of experience in finance related functions, involving accounting, tax, budget planning, financial modelling, corporate exercise managements, investment and fund management. She began her career in January 2000 as an auditor in Arthur Andersen and later joined Ernst & Young, Malaysia in June 2002.

She served PETRONAS from 2003 till July 2016 with her last position being Head of Portfolio Management for PETRONAS Group. During her 13 years tenure in PETRONAS, she also held several senior positions including Senior Manager of Group Planning & Performance and Senior Manager of Executive Vice President & Group CFO Office where she played an active role in several corporate exercises. Her experience in PETRONAS also includes tax, budgeting, financial modelling, financial accounting, financial reporting and management.

She is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of Steel Hawk Berhad, an oil and gas services company. She holds the position of Chairman of the Nomination Committee and member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee and Remuneration Committee.

She was also a former Independent Non-Executive Director of Privasia Technology Berhad (“Privasia”). She was the Chairman of the Investment Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of Privasia.

She currently manages Zain Azahari Holdings Sdn Bhd (“ZAHSB”), a family investment holding company involved in holding of public equity, bonds and investment properties as well as operating a private art gallery in Malaysia. She is the Finance Director of ZAHSB, primarily responsible for strategizing and implementing investment decisions.

She has Professional Qualification in Accounting from Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”) and Chartered Accountant Australia and New Zealand (“CAANZ”). She holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting from Adelaide University, Australia.