Datin Rossaya Mohd Nashir 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, she is responsible for providing proper counsel and advice on Board duties and responsibilities, 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.
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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 and Conflicts Management
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