Chief Executive Officer, Group Ventures & Partnerships
Effendy Shahul Hamid
Responsible for the development of the Group’s new and disruptive revenue and value creation streams through a focus on creating and cultivating platform partnerships at scale, venturing through selective strategic investments in platform based businesses, steering CIMB’s approach and practices in terms of financial technology trends, and managing the Group’s operations in Vietnam and the Philippines. Responsible for leading efforts and pursuing strategies in the virtual banking space for the Group.
Also responsible for the Group’s asset management and investments business across both public and private markets, including the Group’s regional asset management business, its private equity fund management business and the Group’s equity investments portfolio in companies such as Principal Asset Management and Touch ’n Go.
Most recently, was CEO of Group Commercial Banking, managing the Group’s regional banking businesses for the small and medium enterprise and mid-sized corporate segment, with a key lean on creating differentiated propositions and executing long term growth strategies.
Prior to that, was Group Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, managing the Group’s entire marketing and communications initiatives and lead franchise-wide efforts to ensure a consistent and differentiated CIMB brand for all of the Group’s Businesses across the region.
Before that, served as a Director in the Group’s Investment Banking Division, primarily focusing on corporate advisory and origination.
Prior to joining the Group, career stints in several international companies in a corporate development capacity, mostly involved in private equity, merger and acquisition activities across Asia Pacific and general business expansion initiatives.
Regional business experience having worked and lived in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Honours in Electronic Engineering with Optoelectronics, University College London, United Kingdom.
Alumni of the CIMB-INSEAD Leadership Programme.
Director, Touch ’n Go Sdn Bhd.
Director, TNG Digital Sdn Bhd.
Director, Financial Park (Labuan) Sdn Bhd.
Director, CIMB-Principal Asset Management Berhad, PT CIMB-Principal Asset Management, CIMB-Principal Asset Management Company (Thailand) Limited and CIMB-Principal Islamic Asset Management Sdn Bhd.
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