Tengku Zaitun binti Tengku Mahadi was appointed to the Board of Southern Bank on 25 August 2004. Tengku Zaitun joined Southern Bank in 1973 as a credit officer after graduating from the University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Economics (Hons.) degree. Since joining the Bank she has held several management positions. She was appointed Regional Manager in 1986, Senior Manager in 1994 and the General Manager of Retail Banking Group in 1997. Through these appointments she had gathered wide experience and expertise in effective supervision of branches, smooth running of support departments of operations, conceptualization and implementation of system and procedures for operational efficiency and productive staff management. The final appointment before executive directorship was as Executive Vice President of Branch Distribution Group in year 2000 where generation of sales and marketing became her core tasks. .
Source: Southern Bank Berhad, 2005 Annual Report.