Dato' Charon Wardini Mokhzani
Deputy Chief Executive Officer Investment Banking/Chief Executive Officer, CIMB Investment Bank
Dato’ Charon Wardini Mokhzani heads the Group’s Investment Banking Division. He has been an Executive Director of CIMB Investment Bank since May 2006 and on 15 November 2011 he was appointed the Chief Executive Officer. He is also the chairman of CIMBPrincipal Asset Management Bhd., CIMB Wealth Advisors Bhd. and CIMB-Mapletree Management Sdn. Bhd., and a director of CIMB Securities International Pte Ltd and CIMB Securities International (Australia) Pty Ltd.
His background is in law and corporate finance and he was an independent director of CIMB Berhad when it was first listed in 2003. While in practice, he was recognised as one of Malaysia’s leading corporate and finance lawyers by international legal publications. Dato’ Charon was the Managing Partner of Zaid Ibrahim & Co. He worked in Corporate Finance at Rashid Hussain Securities Sdn. Bhd. and he was an Advocate and Solicitor at Shearn Delamore & Co.
Dato’ Charon is 49 years old and was educated at the Malay College Kuala Kangsar and Bloxham School, England. He read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Balliol College, University of Oxford (BA Hons) and Law at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (LLB Hons). He is a non-practicing barrister of the Middle Temple in London and an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. Dato’ Charon is a council member of the Malaysian Investment Banking Association and the Institute of Bankers Malaysia. He is a Director of Akademi IBBM Sdn. Bhd. and both a Director and member of the board audit committee of Cagamas Holdings Berhad. He also is a member of the boards of Yayasan Tuanku Syed Putra Perlis and Yayasan Tuanku Fauziah.