Relevant Experience


Datuk Mohd Nasir Ahmad was appointed as Chairman/Independent Director of  CIMB Group Holdings Berhad on 20 October 2018. He was the President of MIA from August 2011 to July 2013. In September 2013 he was elected as a Council Member of the ACCA UK and re-elected in September 2016 and November 2019.


He brings with him vast experience in the areas of leadership, management, finance and accounting which spans over 40 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 namely Prokhas Sdn Bhd and CIMB EOP Management Sdn Bhd and is a Trustee of Yayasan Canselor UNITEN.

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Date of Appointment:

20 July 2015


Length of Tenure as Director:

4 Years

Membership of Board Committees:

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



  • Fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), United Kingdom
  • Chartered Accountant, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), Malaysia
  • Masters in Business Administration (Finance), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia


Areas of Expertise:

  • Accounting and Audit, Operations, Human Resource, Strategy Development and Implementation


Listed Entities

  • NIL

Public Companies 

  • Independent Director of CIMB Bank Berhad
  • Chairperson / Independent Director of CIMB Bank (Cambodia) PLC
  • Independent Director of SIRIM Berhad
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