Relevant Experience

  • Dato’ Abdul Rahman Ahmad is the Group Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad (“CIMB”) and Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Bank Berhad effective 10th June 2020. 


  • Prior to joining CIMB, he was the Non-Executive Non-Independent Chairman of Sime Darby Berhad and Velesto Energy Berhad. 
  • Dato’ Rahman has more than 20 years of leadership experience across multiple industries where he held Chief Executive Officer positions in well-established organisations such as Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad, Media Prima Berhad, Ekuiti Nasional Berhad and Permodalan Nasional Berhad. 
  • He is currently a council member of Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC) Leadership Council and a panel member of Kumpulan Wang Amanah Negara, Malaysia’s natural resource fund managed by Bank Negara Malaysia. Besides being a member of Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM), he is also a committee member of the Joint Committee on Climate Change (JC3).
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  • Chartered Accountant – Member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Malaysia
  • Chartered Accountant - Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW), England
  • Master of Arts (Economics), University of Cambridge, England


Directorship/Relevant Appointments:

Listed Entities

  • Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad
  • Commissioner of PT Bank CIMB Niaga TBK
  • Non-Independent Director of CIMB Thai Bank PCL

Public Entities

  • Chief Executive Officer /Executive Director of CIMB Bank Berhad
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