• Datuk Mohd Nasir Ahmad

    Chairperson/Independent Director



    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    Datuk Mohd Nasir Ahmad was appointed as Chairman/Independent Director of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad on 20 October 2018. He was re-designated as Member of Audit Committee of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad on 20 October 2018. He was the President of MIA from August 2011 to July 2013. He was elected as a Council Member of the ACCA UK in September 2013 and was re-elected in September 2016.

    He brings with him vast experience in the areas of finance, accounting and management which spans over 39 years, having started his career as a Trainee Accountant with Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) in 1979 and moving on to hold various positions in the Finance Division.

    In January 1993, Datuk Mohd Nasir was seconded to TNB’s subsidiary company, Malaysia Transformer Manufacturing Sdn Bhd as the Financial Controller before being appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in June 1994.

    In January 2000, he joined Sharikat Permodalan Kebangsaan Berhad as its CEO. On 1 June 2001, he was appointed CEO of Perbadanan Usahawan Nasional Berhad, a position he held until his retirement on 1 June 2011.

    Datuk Mohd Nasir also holds directorships in private companies such as ProKhas Sdn Bhd and CIMB EOP Management Sdn Bhd

    Nationality:
    Malaysian

    Age/Gender:
    64/Male

    Date of appointment: 
    20 July 2015

    Length of Tenure as Director:
    3 years

    MEMBERSHIP OF BOARD COMMITTEES

    • Member of Audit Committee , Board Risk and Compliance Committee, Group Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Fellow of the Associate of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) United Kingdom

    • Chartered Accountant, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)

    • Masters in Business Administration (Finance), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia


    AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    • Finance, Accounting and Audit, Management

    DIRECTORSHIP
    Listed Entities

    • Chairman of Media Prima Berhad

    Public Companies

    • Independent Director of CIMB Bank Berhad

    • Independent Director of SIRIM Berhad

  • Tengku Dato’ Sri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz

    Group Chief Executive Officer/ Executive Director

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    Tengku Dato’ Sri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz is the Group Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad, a leading ASEAN universal bank and a world leader in Islamic finance with presence in 16 countries worldwide. He is also the Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director of CIMB Bank Berhad and President Commissioner of PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk.

    With over 22 years of experience in the financial services sector, specialising in Investment Banking, Zafrul’s last position was with Maybank Investment Bank Berhad and Maybank Kim Eng Holdings as Chief Executive Officer. He also held senior positions in Citigroup Malaysia, Kenanga Holdings Berhad and Avenue Securities. He also experienced being an entrepreneur by setting up Tune Money Sdn Bhd, Asia’s first “no-frills” online financial service provider.

    Zafrul is currently a member of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), representing Malaysia in promoting intra-trade and collaboration within Asia Pacific. Further, as an advocate of Malaysia’s socioeconomic development, he currently sits on the Board of the National Sports Council of Malaysia, in addition to being a Trustee of the Perdana Leadership Foundation and a member of the National Higher Education Entrepreneurship Council under the Ministry of Education. He is also an Honorary Commander of the Navy Volunteer Reserve under the Royal Malaysian Navy.  


    Nationality:
    Malaysian

    Age/Gender:
    45/Male

    Date of appointment: 
    27 February 2015

    Length of Tenure as Director:
    4 years

    MEMBERSHIP OF BOARD COMMITTEES

    • NIL

     QUALIFICATIONS

    • Fellow, Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers

    • Master of Arts in Finance and Management, University of Exeter, United Kingdom

    • Investment Management Certificate, Institute of Investment and Research, United Kingdom

    • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Economics and Accounting from University of  Bristol, United Kingdom

    AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    • Finance and Banking, Leadership and Management

    DIRECTORSHIP
    Listed Entities

    • President Commissioner of P.T. Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk

    Public Companies

    • Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director of CIMB Bank Berhad

  • Teoh Su Yin

    Senior Independent Director

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    Teoh Su Yin was re-designated as Senior Independent Director of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad on 20 October 2018. She has almost 20 years’ experience in equity research and investments.

    Su Yin began her career with JP Morgan Malaysia as a Junior Analyst in 1994. In 2000, she became Head of Research with sector coverage experience in infrastructure, plantations, power, gaming, real estate and conglomerates.

    In 2002, she left JP Morgan to join Deutsche Bank Malaysia Berhad, initially as a Senior Analyst and later as Managing Director, Head of Malaysia and ASEAN Equity Research. As individual analyst, Su Yin was ranked Top 3 by Asiamoney in 2008 and 2009.

    She currently serves on the Board of Albizia ASEAN Opportunities Fund in Singapore, the Board of World Wildlife Fund-Malaysia and holds directorships in various other private companies.

    Nationality:
    Malaysian

    Age/Gender:
    48/Female

    Date of appointment: 
    8 October 2014

    Length of Tenure as Director:
    4 years

    MEMBERSHIP OF BOARD COMMITTEES

    • Chairperson of Group Nomination and Remuneration Committee

    • Member of the Audit Committee , Board Risk and Compliance Committee 

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Business Studies, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    • Business and Technology Education (BTEC) Higher National Diploma (HND)  Business Studies, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    • Diploma in Professional Marketing, Chartered Institute of Marketing, United Kingdom

    • Licensed Investment Adviser by Securities Commission of Malaysia

    AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    • Finance and Banking (Equity research and investment), Management

    DIRECTORSHIP
    Listed Entities

    • Nil

    Public Companies

    • Nil

  • Robert Neil Coombe

    Independent Director

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    Robert Neil Coombe was appointed as Chairperson of Board Risk and Compliance Committee on 23 January 2019 and a member of Group Nomination and Remuneration Committee on 24 January 2019. He is also CIMB’s Sustainability Sponsor to champion the Group’s sustainability efforts. He is currently the Executive Chairman of the ASX listed Generation Development Group, a financial services business focused on generational financial solutions. He is also Chairman of Craveable Brands, the largest Australian owned Quick Service Restaurant business. He was the CEO of Craveable Brands between 2013 and April 2017.

    Before joining Craveable Brands, Robert was responsible for all of Westpac’s Retail, Business and Agri banking operations throughout Australia. Prior to this role, Robert spent six years as the CEO of BT Financial Group, responsible for all of Westpac’s funds management, financial planning, insurance, private banking, broking, platform and superannuation businesses in Australia.

    In total, he has over 35 years’ corporate experience in both Australia and Asia.

    In addition to the above, Robert is a Director of Tibra Capital, Surfing Australia and the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of 5V Capital Investors.

    Nationality:
    Australian

    Age/Gender:
    55/Male

    Date of appointment: 
    16 April 2014

    Length of Tenure as Director:
    4 years

    MEMBERSHIP OF BOARD COMMITTEES

    • Chairperson of the Board Risk and Compliance Committee

    • Member of the Group Nomination and Remuneration Committee 

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

    AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    • Corporate, Leadership, Management Operations, Finance and Banking

    DIRECTORSHIP
    Listed Entities

    • Generation Development Group

    Public Companies

    • Nil

     

  • Dato' Mohamed Ross Mohd Din

    Independent Director

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    Dato' Mohamed Ross Mohd Din was re-designated as Chairperson of Audit Committee of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad on 20 October 2018. He joined HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad (HSBC) in early 1972 and served in various capacities ranging from Corporate and Retail Banking and Branch Management. He also served as Head of Treasury Malaysia and Head of Group Audit Malaysia between 1987 and 1996. During this period he also worked for a year in Hong Kong, London and New York in areas of Foreign Exchange and Treasury. As the Managing Director (2003), he was responsible for HSBC’s Islamic onshore business franchise in Malaysia until he retired on 31 December 2007.

    Upon retirement, Dato' Mohamed Ross was appointed as an Executive Director and Senior Advisor of HSBC Amanah Takaful Malaysia Sdn Bhd until December 2008. At the same time and until April 2016, he was also an Independent Director of HSBC Amanah Malaysia Berhad, where he sat as Chairman of the Risk Committee and was a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee.

    Dato' Mohamed Ross currently sits on an Advisory Board overseeing a Private Equity Fund (Ekuinas OFM Programme) as an Independent Member. Additionally he also sits as a Trustee on the Board of Lembaga Zakat Selangor and also serves as an Independent Director on the Board of an Asset Management company.

    Nationality:
    Malaysian

    Age/Gender:
    66/Male

    Date of appointment: 
    19 April 2016

    Length of Tenure as Director:
    2 Years

    MEMBERSHIP OF BOARD COMMITTEES

    • Chairperson of the Audit Committee

    • Member of the Board Risk and Compliance Committee and Group Nomination and Remuneration Committee

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Banking Diploma (Part 1), Institute of Bankers, United Kingdom

    AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    • Finance and Banking

    DIRECTORSHIP
    Listed Entities

    • Independent Director of Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Berhad Group

    Public Companies

    • Chairperson/Independent Director of CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad

  • Dato' Lee Kok Kwan

    Non-Independent Director

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    Dato’ Lee Kok Kwan was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CIMB Group prior to his Board appointments. His areas of responsibilities included Corporate Banking, Transaction Banking and Sales and Trading businesses in interest rates, credit, foreign exchange, bonds, equity, commodities and their derivatives, treasury and funding for the Group, fixed income investments and debt capital markets which he developed since joining CIMB in 1996, and has since grown the businesses to be one of the largest global markets operations in ASEAN.

    Prior to joining CIMB in 1996, Dato’ Lee had more than seven years of markets and treasury experience in the Canadian banking industry. He was the Treasury Portfolio Manager responsible for interest rates and optionality risk and return for a leading Canadian bank and a member of its Senior Asset-Liability Management Committee.

    Dato’ Lee is also the President of the Financial Markets Association and Adviser to the Securities Commission Malaysia. He was appointed as First Director and Chairman of the Bond and Sukuk Information Platform Sdn Bhd with effect from 3 November 2017 and 22 November 2017, respectively. He also holds directorships in various other private companies.

    Nationality:
    Malaysian

    Age/Gender:
    53/Male

    Date of appointment: 
    20 July 2015

    Length of Tenure as Director:
    3 years

    MEMBERSHIP OF BOARD COMMITTEES

    • Member of the Board Risk and Compliance Committee

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Masters in Business Administration, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    • Bachelor of Business Administration (First Class), Simon Fraser University, Canada

    AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    • Finance and Banking

    DIRECTORSHIP
    Listed Entities

    • Nil

    Public Companies

    • Non-Independent Director of CIMB Bank Berhad

    • Non-Executive Director of Cagamas Holdings Berhad

  • Ahmad Zulqarnain Che On

    Non-Independent Director

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    Ahmad Zulqarnain Che On is Deputy Managing Director of Khazanah Nasional Berhad. He joined Khazanah in May 2014 as an Executive Director, Investments and subsequently appointed as Head, Strategic Business Unit of Khazanah.

    Prior to Khazanah, he was appointed as the first Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Danajamin Nasional Berhad in 2009. He has over 22 years’ experience in both banking and corporates, including tenures with UBS Warburg, Pengurusan Danaharta Berhad, CIMB Group and Symphony Group.

    Nationality:
    Malaysia

    Age/Gender:
    46/Male

    Date of appointment: 
    3 November 2017

    Length of Tenure as Director:
    1 year

    MEMBERSHIP OF BOARD COMMITTEES

    • Member of Board Risk and Compliance Committee and Group Nomination and Remuneration Committee 

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Harvard and Radcliffe College, Harvard University, USA

    AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    • Banking and Finance, Leadership

    DIRECTORSHIP
    Listed Entities

    • Nil

    Public Companies

    • Malaysia Airlines Berhad

    • Malaysia Aviation Group Berhad

     

  • Afzal Bin Abdul Rahim

    Independent Director

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    Afzal Abdul Rahim, was appointed as an Independent Director of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad on 31 January 2019. He had also been appointed as a Member of the Group Nomination and Remuneration Committee of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad and Chairs the CIMB Technology Strategic Panel. He previously served as an Independent Director of CIMB Bank Berhad from 29 June 2016 until 31 January 2019.

    Afzal is a technology entrepreneur who currently serves as Commander-In-Chief of TIME dotCom Berhad, an ASEAN based telecoms operator encompassing Fixed Line, Data Centres and Global Submarine Cable Systems. He joined TIME in 2008 after establishing The AIMS Asia Group and Global Transit International in 2006.

    Afzal founded the non-profit Malaysian Internet Exchange (MyIX) in 2006 and also serves as a Board Member of Endeavor Malaysia, an organisation that is devoted to nurturing high-impact entrepreneurs.

    He began his career in the automotive sector, initially as a Chassis Development Engineer and thereafter managing clients on the engineering consultancy side of the business at Group Lotus PLC. Afzal is also a Licensed Commercial Pilot.

    Nationality:
    Malaysian

    Age/Gender:
    41 /Male

    Date of appointment: 
    31 January 2019

    Length of Tenure:
    Less than a year

    MEMBERSHIP OF BOARD COMMITTEES

    • Member Group Nomination and Remuneration Committee

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering with Electronics, University of Sussex at Brighton, United Kingdom

    AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    • Engineering, Human Resource, Information Technology and Leadership

    DIRECTORSHIP
    Listed Entities

    • Chief Executive Officer of TimedotCom Berhad
    • Symphony Communication Public Company Limited

    Public Companies

    • Nil

  • Didi Syafruddin Yahya

    Independent Director

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    Didi Syafruddin currently also sits on the Board of CIMB Investment Bank Berhad as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He previously worked for J.P. Morgan for more than 20 years based in Indonesia and subsequently Malaysia where he was the Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking. At J.P. Morgan, Didi Syafruddin advised clients on mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital markets transactions and had been involved in a number of landmark deals in both Indonesia and Malaysia.

    Didi Syafruddin is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA) and Economics graduate from the University of Cambridge.

     

    Nationality:
    Indonesian

    Age/Gender:
    52/Male

    Date of appointment: 
    7 May 2019

    Length of Tenure:
    Less than 1 Years

    MEMBERSHIP OF BOARD COMMITTEES

    • Member of the Group Nomination and Remuneration Committee

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Fellow Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

    • Masters of Arts, University of Cambridge

    AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    • Accounting, Audit, Banking and Finance


    DIRECTORSHIP
    Listed Entities

    • Nil

    Public Companies

    • Independent Non-Executive Director CIMB Investment Bank Berhad

  • Tongurai Limpiti

    Independent Director

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    Mrs. Limpiti is currently Chairman of Bangkok Commercial Asset Management Plc., and currently sits as Director of Thai Credit Guarantee Corporation and Thai Investors Association. She is also Honorable Director (Economics, Investment and Finance) for Technology and Innovation-Based Enterprise Development Fund (TED Fund) and an advisor to Electronic Transactions Development Agency, a public organisation. 

    She graduated with B.A. in Accountancy from Chulalongkorn University and MBA (Account and Finance) from University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.  Mrs. Limpiti had served as Deputy Governor of Financial Institutions Stability at The Bank of Thailand from 2014 until her retirement in 2016.

     

    Nationality:
    Thai 

    Age/Gender:
    63/Female

    Date of appointment: 
    7 May 2019

    Length of Tenure:
    Less than 1 Years

    MEMBERSHIP OF BOARD COMMITTEES

    • Member of the Board Risk and Compliance Committee

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • MBA (Account and Finance), University of Wisconsin, Madison

    • B.A. in Accountancy, Chulalongkorn University

    AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    • Accounting, Finance and Regulatory

    DIRECTORSHIP
    Listed Entities

    • Nil

    Public Companies

    • Nil

  • Datin Rossaya Mohd Nashir

    Group Company Secretary

    RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

    Datin Rossaya Mohd Nashir is currently the Group Company Secretary for CIMB and has worked at the bank since joining the Corporate Legal Services Unit in 2002. She was instrumental in setting up the Company Secretarial Department in 2004 and was appointed as Group Company Secretary in 2006.

    In her role, Datin Rossaya is responsible for providing proper counsel and advice on Board duties, responsibilities and logistics to ensure that CIMB complies with relevant laws and regulatory requirements. Her position has since been expanded to cover the Group’s regional operations where she plays a liaison role between the Board and its key stakeholders both in Malaysia and in the Group’s regional operations, ensuring that a corporate governance framework is deployed in a manner that supports the Group’s vision and aspirations. Beyond traditional governance, she also serves as a confidant and resource to the board and senior management.

    She has extensive industry knowledge, with over two decades of experience in corporate secretarial practice. Previously, she was with Permodalan Nasional Berhad where she assumed the position of Joint Company Secretary for several of its subsidiaries. She began her career with the Time Engineering Group.

    Datin Rossaya serves as a member of the Companies Commission of Malaysia’s Corporate Practice Consultative Forum and is a Director of several subsidiaries in the CIMB group. She is a CIMB Sustainability Champion and has initiated several projects to encourage sustainability in the workplace for #teamcimb. She actively advocates greater participation of women in the boardroom and has been involved in various networking initiatives to promote this agenda.

    Nationality:
    Malaysian

    Age/Gender:
    50/Female

    Date of appointment: 
    2002

    Length of Tenure:
    17 Years

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor of Laws (majoring in Business Law), Coventry University, United Kingdom

    • Licensed Secretary, Companies Commission of Malaysia

    • Affiliate, Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators

    AREAS OF EXPERTISE

    • Company Law, Corporate Secretarial Practice, Corporate Governance

    DIRECTORSHIP
    Listed Entities

    • Nil

    Public Companies

    • Nil

CIMB Group
Corporate Snapshot (Figures as at 31 December 2018)
(*Including Philippines from December 2018)
Total Assets:
RM 534.1 billion
Total Funds Under Management:
RM 83.0 billion
Global Markets:*
16

Total Shareholders' Funds:
RM 51.4 billion
Staff Strength:
Around36,000