[MTRONIC] Chairman APPOINTMENT - TAN SRI DATO' SRI MOHAMED APANDI BIN ALI on 01-Jul-2021

Announcement Date
01-Jul-2021

Board Member Information:
Date of Change
01-Jul-2021
Type of Change
APPOINTMENT
Designation
Chairman
Directorate
Independent and Non Executive
Age
71
Gender
Male
Nationality
Malaysia
Working Experience
Tan Sri Dato' Sri Apandi has over 48 years of experience in legal field, which was accumulated from the Judicial and Legal Services, private practice, the Judiciary, and as the Attorney General of Malaysia. As such, Tan Sri Dato' Sri Apandi is capable of taking up complex matters relating to the law, thus bringing the firm to greater heights. Although Tan Sri Dato' Sri Apandi's forte is in criminal law, namely on matters relating to white-collar offences, murder and drugs, he has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the area of civil, corporate and commercial litigation, as well as appellate practice.

Tan Sri Dato' Sri Apandi  began his legal career as a magistrate at the Magistrates' Court, Kuala Terrengganu in 1973. In 1975, he was appointed as director of the Legal Aid Bureau in Kota Bahru, Kelantan. He later held the position of Deputy Public Prosecutor for the state of Kelantan and Terengganu from 1977 to 1980.

He was appointed as the legal adviser to the Ministry of Trade and Industry in 1980 before setting up his own firm in 1982. In 2003, Tan Sri Dato' Sri Apandi was invited to join the Malaysian Judiciary, starting off as a Judicial Commissioner in the Kuantan, High Court, before being confirmed as a judge on 21 December 2004.

He was then posted to the Criminal Division of High Court of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur on 15 February 2007. On 14 April 2010, he was elevated as a Judge of the Court of Appeal, Putrajaya and on 30 September 2013, he was elevated as a Judge of the Federal Court.

He was appointed as the Ninth Attorney General of Malaysia 27 July 2015 until 4 June 2018. 

He is now back in legal practice in his own firm namely Apandi Ali & Co from 1 November 2018 until now and he also sit on the Board Jiankun International Berhad as an Independent Non-executive Chairman.
Directorship of Public Companies
Jiankun International Berhad
Family Relationship
Nil
Conflict of Interest
Nil
Interest
Nil
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