Group Management

  • Dato' Kong Sooi Lin

    Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director, CIMB Investment Bank/Group Head, Investment Banking

    Nationality: Malaysia

    Age/Gender: 56/Female

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Honours degree in Commerce, University of New South Wales, Australia

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director,  CIMB Investment Bank    Berhad
    •  Committee Member of Agensi Inovasi   Malaysia
    •  Chairperson of CIMB (Private) Limited, Sri Lanka
    •  Commissioner on the Board of Commissioners of PT CIMB Securities Indonesia

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE 
    •  CEO of CIMB Investment Bank, entrusted with the Group’s  stewardship   of the investment banking franchise as a major regional player with an established brand name and market share
    •  Head of Senior Bankers Group that provides group-wide corporate client coverage across Asia Pacific. Oversees key client relationships in terms of origination and execution of  transactions  in  predominantly debt and equity capital markets and multiple products and services of the Group
    •  Group Head of Investment Banking responsible for the origination of advisory transactions in both debt and equity capital markets, and innovative financing solutions for our clients
    •  Group Head of Private Banking in charge of the group’s regional private banking business expansion as a profitable franchise across ASEAN
    •  28 years of investment banking experience with extensive advisory expertise in both equity and debt capital market transactions having advised on numerous high profiled and industry shaping corporate exercises  across  Asia Pacific
    •  Joined CIMB  Investment  Bank  in  1994  from  Bumiputra  Merchant Bankers Berhad where she was actively involved in debt capital market, project financing and corporate banking   transactions
    •  Began her career at Ernst and Young and Arthur Andersen

     

     

  • Rafe Haneef

    Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director, CIMB Islamic Bank/
    Chief Executive Officer, Group Islamic Banking

    Nationality: Malaysia

    Age/Gender: 47/Male

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Master of Laws (LL.M), Harvard Law School
    •  Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), International Islamic University Malaysia
    •  Qualified for the New York  State Bar in 1997
    •  Admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1995

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director,  CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE 


    • In charge of the Group’s Islamic banking and finance franchise. CIMB Islamic operates as a parallel franchise to the Group’s conventional operations and covers Islamic wholesale  banking, Islamic consumer banking, Islamic commercial banking and Islamic asset management and investment
    • 20 years of experience covering a range of  businesses and functional roles gained from three global banks, an international asset management company and a legal firm, at various financial centres including London, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur
    •  CEO, Malaysia, and Managing Director of Global Markets, ASP, HSBC Amanah in 2010
    •  Regional Head for Islamic banking, Asia Pacific, Citigroup Asia in 2006
    •  Global Head of Islamic Finance business at ABN AMRO Dubai in 2004 covering both consumer and corporate businesses
    •  Joined HSBC Investment Bank plc, London  in  1999  and  thereafter HSBC Financial Services Middle East, Dubai where he set up the global sukuk business in 2001

  • Tigor M. Siahaan

    Country Head, Indonesia/
    President Director & Chief Executive Officer, CIMB Niaga

    Nationality: Indonesian

    Age/Gender: 45/Male

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Double major in Finance and Accounting, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
    •  Alumnus of the IMD BPSE Program (Breakthrough Program for Senior Executives)  in  Lausanne, Switzerland

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Chairman – Indonesia Malaysia Bilateral Committee of Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN)
    •  Vice Chairman of Perbanas (Indonesian Banks Association)
    •  Member of the Board of Trustees of JIS (Jakarta International School)
    •  Mentor in Endeavor Indonesia
    •  Member of YPO (Young Presidents Organisation) Indonesia
    •  National Board Member of PJI (Prestasi Junior Indonesia)

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    • President Director and Chief Executive Officer of PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk.
    • Country Head of CIMB Indonesia
    • 20 years in Citi as Management Associate in1995
    • Chief Country Officer of Citi Indonesia from 2011. First Indonesian to be appointed  to  the post
    • Held several key positions in Citi Indonesia including Country Head for Institutional Clients Group, Head of Corporate & Investment Banking and Country  Risk Manager
    • Served as Vice President in Institutional Remedial Management Group in  Citi HeadOffice in New York from 2000 to 2003
    • Awarded as ASEAN Rising Star from the US – ASEAN Business Council in 2010 and Asian Promising Young Banker in The Asian Banker in 2011

     

  • Kittiphun Anutarasoti

    Country Head, Thailand
    President & Chief Executive Officer, CIMB Thai Bank

    Nationality: Thai

    Age/Gender: 46/Male

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Bachelor’s degree in Economics (First Class Honor and Gold Medalist), Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
    •  MBA, Saint Louis University, USA

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Nil

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    • President and Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Thai
    • Country Head of CIMB Thailand
    • 24 years of experience with leading international banks in the Thailand banking industry
    • Spent 3 years as Head of Wholesale Banking Group at Krungthai Bank where he successfully led the Bank’s transformation of the  wholesale banking platform prior to joining CIMB Thai
    • Served as Chairman of KTB Advisory, a corporate finance advisory arm of KrungthaiBank
    • Served as an EVP in Corporate Banking and subsequently was given an opportunity to lead the Corporate  Banking platform in the  capacity of Head of Corporate Banking at Siam Commercial Bank
    • Spent about 10 years at JPMorgan Chase Bank in Thailand and held a number of key positions including Head of Corporate Banking Thailand, Country Credit Officer for Thailand and Vietnam and General Manager of Thailand Branch
    • Started his career at Bank of America, Bangkok, where he joined as a management trainee in 1993. After about 6 years with Bank of America, he joined HSBC as a senior banker covering Multinational Client

  • Mak Lye Mun

    Country Head Singapore/
    Chief Executive Officer, CIMB Bank Singapore/
    Chief Executive Officer, Group Wholesale Banking

    Nationality: Malaysian

    Age/Gender: 59/Male

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Bachelor of Civil Engineering (1st Class Honours), University of Malaya, Malaysia
    •  Master of Business Administration, University of Texas, Austin, USA
    •  Charterholder of CFA Singapore

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Non-Executive  Director,  Boardroom Limited
    •  Non-Executive  Director,  Tat  Hong Holdings Ltd

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    •  Regional Head of CIMB Group’s  Private Banking Business
    •  Country Head of CIMB Singapore
    •  Director of CIMB Securities (Singapore) Pte.Ltd.
    •  Head of Corporate Financeof GK Goh Securities Pte Ltdin 2005
    •  Head of Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory Department with the then Development Bank of Singapore (now DBS Bank Ltd)
    •  Held various senior positions in the corporate finance divisions of Vickers Ballas & Co. Pte. Ltd., Ernst  & Young, Oversea-Chinese  Banking Corporation Limited and Citicorp Investment Bank (Singapore) Limited
    •  Member of the Inaugural SGX Listings and Advisory Committee

  • Samir Gupta

    Chief Executive Officer, Group Consumer Banking

    Nationality: Singaporean

    Age/Gender: 54/Male

    QUALIFICATION
    • Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, India
    • Master of Management Studies, University of Bombay, India

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Nil

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    •  Chief Executive Officer of Group Consumer    Banking
    •  Over 29 years’ experience in the banking industry including retail, wealth management, consumer finance, cards, risk, operations and audit
    •  Track record of building consumer banking franchises in Asia, Africa and Middle East
    •  Started his working career with Citibank, India and moved to Singapore in 1990
    •  Managed various roles in Citibank and Barclays based out of Singapore, Thailand,  Dubai and Indonesia
    •  Joined CIMB Group as Consumer Banking Director of CIMB Niaga in 2010

  • Yong Jiunn Run

    Chief Executive Officer, Group Commercial Banking

    Nationality: Singaporean

    Age/Gender: 53/Male

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science, National University of Singapore

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Nil

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    •  Chief Executive Officer of Group Commercial  Banking, Jiunn Run oversees the Group’s banking activities for small and medium-sized corporates and is involved in the planning and execution of long-term strategies to grow the segment across ASEAN
    •  Head of Commercial Banking, CIMB Singapore (2011-2015), where he played acritical role in the rapid expansion of the franchise
    •  Business Head of the Global Enterprise Banking Division at OCBC Bank from 2004 to 2011 prior to joining CIMB Bank
    •  Accumulated a wealth of experience in corporate and commercial banking business over the last 27 years
    •  Started his career in the front line and progressed to take on several key assignments and management responsibilities in his previous tenures with Maybank, BNP Paribas and Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation

  • Effendy Shahul Hamid

    CEO, Group Asset Management & Investments

    Nationality: Malaysian
    Age/Gender: 44/Male

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Honours in Electronic Engineering with Optoelectronics, University College London,  United Kingdom
    •  Alumni of the CIMB-INSEAD Leadership Programme

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Chairman, CIMB-Mapletree Management Sdn Bhd
    •  Director, CIMB-Principal Asset Management Berhad, PT CIMB-Principal Asset Management, CIMB-Principal Asset Management Company (Thailand) Limited and CIMB-Principal Islamic Asset Management Sdn Bhd
    • Director of Touch ’n Go Sdn Bhd

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    •  Oversees all of the Group’s asset management and investments business across both public and private markets, including  the  Group’s  regional asset management business (CIMB-Principal), its private equity fund management business and the Group’s strategic investments portfolio in companies such as Touch ’n Go and Bank of Yingkou
    •  Managed the Group’s entire marketing and communications initiatives and lead franchise-wide efforts to ensure a consistent and differentiated CIMB brand for all of the Group’s Businesses across the region
    •  Director in the Group’s Investment Banking Division, primarily focusing on corporate  advisory and origination
    • Career in several international companies in a corporate development capacity, mostly involved in private equity, merger and acquisition activities across Asia Pacific and general business expansion initiatives
    •  Experience in a regional operating environment, working in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia

  • Hendra Lembong

    Chief Executive Officer, Group Transaction Banking

    Nationality: Indonesia

    Age/Gender: 45/Male

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Master of Science in Engineering-Economic Systems, Stanford University, USA
    •  Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, USA

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Nil

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    • Over 20 years banking experience that included assignment in Jakarta, Singapore, Hong Kong and London. He has held  several  senior Transaction Banking positions across Asia and Europe where he was Managing Director for JP Morgan Asia Pacific, Global COO and Head of Business Development for Deutsche Bank as well as various Strategy & Product roles for Citibank branches in several countries
    •  Chief of Transaction Banking at CIMB Niaga Bank, Indonesia. Based in Jakarta, responsible for Cash Management, Value Chain, FI & NBFI, Securities Services, Trade Finance and Remittance business across the bank
    •  Has worked with many large multinationals and local companies in improving their cash and treasury management operations  through various banking solutions. Expertise in building transaction banking systems for banks which are used by many Corporations. Also  a member of Asia Pacific Swift Advisory Board between 2011 to 2013 where he worked with other Financial Institutions to continuously enhance Swift and country payment systems
    • Was named as Transaction Banker of The  Year – Indonesia by The Asset in 2016 and Top 20 people in Asia Cash Management by Finance Asia in 2011

  • Shahnaz Jammal

    Group Chief Financial Officer

    Nationality: Malaysian

    Age/Gender: 42/Male

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Bachelor (Double First Class) and Master of Arts in Economics, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
    • MPhil in Economics, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Nil

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    •  Oversees the finance function of CIMB Group, including financial control, reporting and analysis, capital  and  balance  sheet  management, and investor relations
    •  Responsible for driving, strengthening and protecting the financials of the Group, through the provision of key financial information and analytics, partnering businesses, and meeting the requirements of  external stakeholders, whilst ensuring overall financial control and discipline
    •  Was most recently the Deputy Group Chief Financial Officer and Head of Capital and  Balance Sheet Management of CIMB Group.  Prior to this, was in various capacities within CIMB Group, including Group Risk Management, Corporate Client Solutions and CIMB Niaga, Indonesia
    •  Has over 18 years of banking experience, covering M&A Advisory, Risk Advisory, Trading, Risk Management and Finance
    •  Was previously with Goldman Sachs,  Dresdner  Kleinwort Wasserstein and Bankers Trust in London, as well as ABN AMRO in Kuala Lumpur

  • Dato' Hamidah Naziadin

    Group Chief People Officer

    Nationality: Malaysian

    Age/Gender: 53/Female

    QUALIFICATION
    • Bachelor of Laws, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    • Independent Non-Executive Director, Maxis Berhad

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    • Provides overall strategic leadership for HR of CIMB Group across ASEAN
    • Transformed HR from an administrative function into a key business enabler, contributing to the Group’s rapid growth into a leading ASEAN financial institution that it is today
    •  Strategised the resource integration, ensuring a successful consolidation   in various mergers and acquisitions over the years, within Malaysia, and across ASEAN and APAC regions
    •  Implemented strategic HR programs to fuel CIMB’s differentiation in the market and gain a competitive advantage, which have earned peer and industry recognition through numerous awards
    •  Spearheads corporate responsibility initiatives for the Group, focusing on community development, sports and education
    • Has nearly 30 years of experience in HR in the financial industry, of which 25 years were with the Group

  • David Richard Thomas

    Group Chief Risk Officer

    Nationality: American

    Age/Gender: 57/Male

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Bachelor’s Degree, Whitman College, Washington USA

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Commissioner, PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk
    •  Commissioner, PT Synergy Dharma Nayaga

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    •  Oversees the risk management function of CIMB Group, including Credit, Market, Operational, Shariah, Asset Liability Management Risk and Risk Analytics  & Infrastructure
    •  Responsible for ensuring the  consistent  implementation  of  the  Group’s risk management policies and frameworks, including operationalising the Risk Appetite Statement. The Division identifies, assesses, measures, controls and reports the material risks that may impact the Group’s business operations, profitability, capital and reputation
    •  Serves on the Board of Commissioners of CIMB Niaga
    •  Was with Bank of America in Los Angeles, California as a sector Banker, covering the Fortune 500 Aerospace & Defense sector
    •  Served as the Chief Risk Officer – Asia Pacific for the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). Prior to RBS, he served as the Chief Credit Officer – Asia Pacific for Bank of America
    •  Held various senior level risk positions based in Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand and Taiwan  throughout his 23-year tenure in Asia

  • Mohamed Adam Wee Abdullah

    Group Chief Marketing Officer/
    Group Chief Customer Experience Officer

    Nationality: Malaysian

    Age/Gender: 48/Male

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Master of Business Administration, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Director, Premier Fidelity Sdn Bhd

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    •  Oversees CIMB’s Group-wide marketing and brand management function across all its geographies and business
    •  A veteran in the marketing field with a career spanning more than 25 years. He brings diversity, depth and breadth of experience across the entire marketing value chain from sales, advertising, strategic planning, branding and marketing management
    •  Almost half of his career was spent in  multinational advertising and brand agencies where he held senior and regional positions working on a diverse range of categories  which included financial services, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), hospitality and  travel, automative, property and telecommunications sectors, as well as managing category leading brands
    •  Group Chief Marketing Officer in Maybank Group from 2011 to 2015
    •  Chief Marketing Officer of Sunrise Berhad in 2010
    •  His marketing experience also includes  regional marketing  management for BMW  Group’s regional headquarter based in  Singapore, where he was responsible for directing marketing strategies and activities for BMW Group distribution partners in 17 countries across India, China, Southeast Asia and the South Pacific Islands nations

  • Lim Tiang Siew

    Group Chief Internal Auditor

    Nationality: Malaysian

    Age/Gender: 61/Male

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Member of Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Malaysian Institute  of Accountants

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Nil

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    •  Ensures that the Group Internal Audit Division supports the Group and Banking Group Audit Committees in discharging their responsibilities, as well as managing the governance, risk and control functions of the Group. He oversees the Internal Audit function across the entire Group
    •  Joined CIMB in January 1991 as an assistant manager in the Corporate Finance Department and rose to head of department
    •  Following the acquisition of Bumiputra-Commerce Bank by CIMB and the subsequent merger with Southern Bank, Tiang Siew was appointed as the Group Chief Financial Officer, a position he held for approximately two years before being appointed the Group Chief Internal Auditor
    •  Started his career in 1976 with a major accounting firm, where he spent some 10 years including 18 months overseas before moving into the corporate finance industry  in  1987. His tenure in corporate finance involved mergers, acquisitions and fund raising transactions for some of the then largest companies listed on Bursa  Malaysia. He was  actively involved in the formulation and  amendments to guidelines, regulations and law reforms in relation to capital market matters during his tenure in Corporate Finance
    •  Examiner for the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a position he hasheld for more than 20 years

  • Lee Chin Tok

    Group General Counsel

    Nationality: Malaysian

    Age/Gender: 51/Male

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Bachelor of Law (Hons) degree and Bachelor of Commerce degree, University  of  Melbourne, Australia

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Nil

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    •  Provides the strategic leadership for Group Legal as well as legal issues  that apply to the group
    •  Prior to his appointment as the Group General Counsel, Chin Tok was with the Capital Markets Department of CIMB from 1996 to 2001
    •  The Co-Head of Debt Capital Markets  in  the Corporate Banking, Treasury & Markets Division, a role which he had helmed from 2002 to April 2014. In his role as Co-Head  of  Debt Capital Markets, Chin Tok was responsible for the debt capital markets and equity-linked origination franchises of CIMBGH across Southeast Asia, North Asia, Australia and Middle East
    •  Spent about six years working in various  law firms, namely Mallesons Stephen Jaques (Australia), Drew & Napier (Singapore) and Rashid & Lee (Kuala  Lumpur) with primary  focus in the areas of banking, capital markets  and corporate finance

  • Kwan Keen Yew

    Group Chief Compliance Officer

    Nationality: Malaysian

    Age/Gender: 43/Male

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Nil

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    •  Leads the Group Compliance function which is responsible for the identification, assessment and management of regulatory and compliance risks and management issues of regulatory and compliance across CIMB
    •  Served in various roles in a foreign bank which included Head of Legal and Compliance for Malaysia, Regional Head of Compliance for Malaysia, Australia, Brunei, Vietnam and Head  of Wholesale Banking Compliance for HongKong
    •  Had previously been in private practice at a leading law firm in Malaysia and has over 19 years of legal and compliance experience in financial services laws and regulations

     

  • Gurdip Singh Sidhu

    Group Chief Strategy Officer

    Nationality: Malaysian

    Age/Gender: 43/Male

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Honours in Accounting and Finance, the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, United   Kingdom
    •  Chartered Financial Analyst  (CFA)
    •  Alumni of the CIMB-INSEAD Leadership  Programme

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Director, Proton Commerce Berhad
    •  Director, CIMB (Private) Limited, Sri Lanka

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    •  Oversees key strategic initiatives across the firm and manages the Group’s corporate strategy and planning, mergers and acquisitions, partnerships as well as all programme management office functions. He works alongside  the Group CEO and senior management in setting the strategic direction of the Group  and supports the execution of key transformational and growth initiatives. He also works closely with the key business pillars and geographies to ensure business strategies are fully aligned Group wide
    •  Prior to assuming his current role, Gurdip was the Head of Strategy and Business Development within the  Group  Strategy and  Strategic Investments division of the Group. In that role, he had led key strategic and investment initiatives  including the Group’s  streamlining of its insurance businesses, development of the private equity business as well as creation of the Group’s medium term  strategic roadmap.  Prior to joining CIMB, Gurdip spent a decade in an international management consulting firm advising Banks, telecommunications companies and governments across ASEAN, India, South Korea and Spain

  • Chu Kok Wei

    Group Head, Treasury & Markets

    Nationality: Malaysian

    Age/Gender: 43/Male

    QUALIFICATION
    •  MSC in Finance and Economics with Distinction and First Class Honours of BSc (Econ) Economics, the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, United Kingdom
    •  Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Nil

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    • His areas of responsibility include CIMB Group’s markets, sales, trading and structuring businesses in interest rates, credit, foreign exchange, commodities, equity and their derivatives; capital markets origination for debt, convertibles and hybrids; fixed income  investments;  and  the funding and liquidity management operations for the CIMB Group
    •  Prior to joining CIMB in 2003, Mr Chu had six years experience with a major European bank developing its local currency fixed income business in both Malaysia and Singapore. Since joining Commerce International Merchant Bankers Berhad, Mr Chu played an active role in the formation of groupwide treasury and market businesses across the various organic and inorganic growth of the Group

  • Renzo Viegas

    Adviser, Group Consumer Banking

    Nationality: Indian

    Age/Gender: 55/Male

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Bachelor degree in Commerce, University of Mumbai, India
    •  Chartered Accountant and Fellow Member of ICAI

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Director, Sun Life Malaysia Assurance Berhad
    •  Director, Sun Life Malaysia Takaful Berhad

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    •  Chief Executive Officer of Group Consumer Banking from 2015-2016
    •  Executive Director of CIMB Bank from 2012-2015
    •  Deputy Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Group in April 2012
    •  Deputy Managing Director of RHB Bank in 2008
    •  Extensive experience in the banking industry and started his working career with Citibank in 1985 where he progressively held senior positions in various Asia Pacific countries including regional responsibilities

  • Thomas Meow Yoke Nean

    Adviser, Group Wholesale Banking

    Nationality: Malaysian

    Age/Gender: 52/Male

    QUALIFICATION
    •  Bachelor of Accounting (Hons), University of Malaya, Malaysia

    DIRECTORSHIP/RELEVANT APPOINTMENTS
    •  Nil

     

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    •  Assists the Group CEO in an advisory role in running the banking franchise of CIMB Group. He is the chairman of the Group Credit Committee and the Group Underwriting Committee
    •  Prior to assuming this role, Thomas was  most recently the Adviser to the CEO of Group Wholesale Banking. Prior to that he was the Head of Credit Markets and Banking, overseeing the corporate financing, trading  and  investment  franchises in credit markets and banking forNCIMB Group. His portfolio  included the Debt Capital Markets Origination  and loan syndication in the ASEAN region,  corporate banking covering Thailand, Singapore, North Asia and Cambodia, fixed income trading and investment. Thomas was also the Chairman of the Debt Capital Markets Committee of the Malaysian Investment  Banking Association and a member of the ASEAN+3 Bond Market Forum established  under the auspices of the ASEAN+3 Bond Markets Initiative
    •  Thomas has 26 years experience  in  the  financial markets in ASEAN. Under his leadership, CIMB has been consistently the largest underwriter for local currency bond  issuances in ASEAN and one of the world’s largest underwriters for sukuk issuances, as published by Bloomberg

     

CIMB Group
Corporate Snapshot
Total Assets:
RM 473.2 billion
Total Funds Under Management:
RM 70.7 billion
Global Markets:
17

Total Shareholders' Funds:
RM 39.7 billion
Staff Strength:
Over 40,000