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Dato’ Mohamed Ross  was appointed as Independent Director on the Board of CIMB Islamic on 19 April 2016. Dato’ Mohamed Ross brings with him vast experience in the areas of finance and banking which spans over 40 years. 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. 


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Date of Appointment:

19 April 2016


Length of Tenure:

7 Years


Membership of Board Committees

  • Chairperson of Audit Committee of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad
  • Banking Diploma (Part 1), Institute of Bankers, United Kingdom

Areas of Expertise:

  • Banking and Finance
  • Operations
  • International Experience


Directorship / Relevant Appointments


  • NIL


  • Lembaga Zakat Selangor
  • Investment Panel in Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (KWAP)
  • Opus Asset Management Sdn Bhd
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