Relevant Experience


Datuk Mohd Nasir Ahmad is currently Chairman of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad, CIMB Bank Berhad and CIMB Bank PLC Cambodia. He is also Chairman of Malaysian Accounting Standards Board and a member of the Financial Reporting Foundation. He is a Council Member of ACCA UK since 2013. He is a Fellow of ACCA and a Chartered Accountant with MIA. He obtained his MBA (Finance) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.


In the past he was the President of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), Chairman of Media Prima Berhad and Independent Non-Executive Director for several companies.


He brings with him vast experience in the areas of leadership, management, finance and accounting which spans over 42 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 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 (PUNB), a position he held until his retirement on 1 June 2011.


Datuk Mohd Nasir also holds directorships in Prokhas Sdn Bhd, CIMB EOP Management Sdn Bhd, Perdana Leadership Foundation and is a Trustee of Yayasan Canselor UNITEN.

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Date of Appointment:

20 July 2015


Length of Tenure as Director:

6 Years

Membership of Board Committees:

  • Member of Board Risk and Compliance Committee and Group Sustainability and Governance Committee


  • Fellow, 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 Finance, Operations, Governance, Strategy Development and Implementation



  • NIL


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