26 February 2015


Kuala Lumpur: CIMB Group today announced that it had received approval from Bank Negara Malaysia to appoint Tengku Dato’ Zafrul Aziz as its Group Chief Executive and Executive Director. This appointment is effective 27 February 2015.


"I would like to congratulate Tengku Zafrul on his appointment. His performance as acting Group CEO since 1st September has only added to the confidence of the board in his ability to lead the Group. He has already commenced execution of our T18 plan, starting with a refreshed leadership team and organisation structure, enhancing processes and reducing operating costs in wholesale banking." said Dato’ Sri Nazir Razak, Chairman CIMB Group. " I look forward to continuing to work closely with him for the long term,” he concluded.


Tengku Zafrul joined CIMB Group on 2 January 2014 and was made Acting Group Chief Executive on 1 September 2014 .

Tengku Dato’ Zafrul Aziz appointed Group Chief Executive and Executive Director of CIMB Group