Datuk Mohaiyani Shamsudin
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director (Chairman)

Datuk Mohaiyani Shamsudin was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Maybank on 1 April 2017. She was previously an Independent Non-Executive Director of Maybank from August 2011 to March 2017.

She was with Amanah Chase Merchant Bank Berhad and Seagrott & Campbell Sdn Bhd before starting her own stockbroking company, Mohaiyani Securities Sdn Bhd in 1985 and assumed the role of Managing Director. During her active involvement in the stockbroking industry, she was appointed as Deputy Chairman of Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (now known as Bursa Malaysia Bhd) and Chairman of Association of Stockbroking Companies Malaysia. She had also been appointed as a member of several high level national working groups such as National Economic Action Council (NEAC), National Economic Consultative Council II (MAPENII), National Information Technology Council (NITC), Ministry of Finance High Level Finance Committee for Corporate Governance and National Advisory Council for Women, Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development.

Her current directorships in companies within the Maybank Group include as Chairman of Maybank Investment Bank Berhad and Maybank Kim Eng Holdings Ltd. At present, she serves as a director of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Capital Market Development Fund as well being a member and trustee of National Heart Institute Foundation, NUR Foundation, Perdana Leadership Foundation and National Council of Women's Organisations Malaysia (NCWO).

Datuk Abdul Farid Alias
Non-Independent Executive Director (Group President & Chief Executive Officer)

Datuk Abdul Farid Alias was appointed as the Group President & Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Maybank on 2 August 2013. He serves as Chairman of the Group Executive Committee and as a member of the Credit Review Committee of the Board.

He was the Deputy President and Head, Global Banking from 1 July 2010 before his appointment as Group President & Chief Executive Officer. He joined the Maybank Group in 2008.

Prior to joining Maybank, he has over 20 years of experience in investment banking, corporate finance and capital markets with Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad (1992-1994), Schroders (1994-1995), Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad (1996-1997), J.P. Morgan (1997-2005) and Khazanah Nasional Berhad (2005-2008).

His current directorships in companies within the Maybank Group include as a director of Etiqa International Holdings Sdn Bhd and Commissioner of PT Bank Maybank Indonesia Tbk. His directorships in other companies include as director of Cagamas Holdings Berhad, Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Asian Banking School Sdn Bhd and STF Resources Sdn Bhd.

Datuk Abdul Farid is currently the Chairman of The Association of Banks in Malaysia and Vice Chairman of Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB). He is also a member of the Asian Bankers Association Policy Advocacy Committee, Visa Asia Pacific Senior Client Council, ASEAN Business Advisory Council Malaysia and Investment Panel of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) (KWAP). He has also been appointed as a member of the Emerging Markets Advisory Council of the Institute of International Finance, Washington DC.  

Datuk R. Karunakaran
Independent Non-Executive Director

Datuk R. Karunakaran was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Maybank on 16 July 2014. Additionally, he serves as Chairman of Nomination and Remuneration, Employees' Share Scheme, Employees’ Share Grant Plan Committees of the Board and a member of the Risk Management Committee.

He joined the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (formerly known as Malaysian Industrial Development Authority) ("MIDA") in August 1972 and served in various positions including Deputy Director, Director, Deputy Director-General and Director-General. He also served as the Director of MIDA Singapore, Cologne (Germany) and London (England). Having served MIDA for about 36 years, Datuk R. Karunakaran retired as the Director-General of MIDA in June 2008, a position he held for about 4 years. During Datuk R. Karunakaran's service with MIDA, he was responsible for the promotion and coordination of the development of the manufacturing and services sector in Malaysia including promoting domestic and foreign investments in Malaysia.

He was a member of the Cabinet Committee on Investment for High Impact Projects. He was also a member of 'PEMUDAH', a special task force set up by the Prime Minister to facilitate business, improve public service delivery systems in terms of process, procedures, legislation and human resources.

His current directorships in companies within the Maybank Group include as Chairman of Etiqa Insurance Berhad, Etiqa Takaful Berhad, Etiqa International Holdings Sdn Bhd and Maybank Ageas Holdings Berhad as well as director of Maybank (Cambodia) Plc.

Datuk Karunakaran also sits on the boards of several public listed companies such as Integrated Logistics Berhad, IOI Corporation Berhad and Bursa Malaysia Berhad.

Dato' Johan Ariffin
Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato' Johan Ariffin was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Maybank on 26 August 2009. He serves as a member of the Audit and Credit Review Committees of the Board.

He started his career in the real estate division of Citibank. Thereafter, he held various senior positions in several subsidiaries of public listed companies before venturing into his own successful marketing and advertising consultancy and property development business. He then headed Danaharta's Property Division as Senior General Manager before moving on to head TTDI Development Sdn Bhd up to January 2009.

Dato' Johan’s current directorships in companies within the Maybank Group include as Chairman of Maybank (Cambodia) Plc as well as director of Etiqa Insurance Berhad, Etiqa Takaful Berhad and Maybank Ageas Holdings Berhad. He is currently also Chairman of Mitraland Properties Sdn Bhd and director of Sime Darby Property Berhad and Pelaburan Hartanah Nasional Berhad, and a National Council member of the Real Estate Housing Developers' Association Malaysia (REHDA).  

Cheng Kee Check
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Cheng Kee Check was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Maybank on 19 November 2014. He also serves as a member of the Compliance Committee, Nomination and Remuneration, Employees' Share Scheme, Employees’ Share Grant Plan, Audit and also Credit Review Committees of the Board.

He is a practising corporate lawyer at Messrs Skrine, where he commenced legal practice immediately after his admission to both Singapore and Malaysian Bar in 1990. He has been a partner of the legal firm since 1997 and has been in practice for over 24 years. Throughout his practice, Cheng Kee Check has been involved in a broad range of corporate exercises involving takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate restructurings.

Cheng Kee Check’s current directorship in companies within the Maybank Group includes as Chairman of Maybank Trustees Berhad. He is also a member of the Investment Committee of Amanah Saham Wawasan 2020. He had previously served as director of PNB Development Sdn Bhd and Seriemas Development Sdn Bhd.

Edwin Gerungan
Non Independent Non Executive Director

Edwin Gerungan was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Maybank with effect from 24 August 2015 and was re-designated to an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 27 February 2017. He also serves as a Chairman of the Risk Management Committee and member of the Nomination and Remuneration, Employees' Share Scheme, and Employees’ Share Grant Plan Committees of the Board.

He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy from Principia College, Elsah, Illinois, United States of America. He has more than 40 years of working experience in a number of corporations. He was a Vice President, Head of Treasury at Citibank N.A. from 1972 to 1997. He then moved to Atlantic Richfield in 1997 as Senior Advisor until 1999. Subsequently, He joined Bank Mandiri as the Executive Vice President, Treasury and International in 1999 to 2000 and thereafter left the bank to take on the role as the Chief Executive Officer of Indonesian Banking Restructuring Agency from 2000 to 2001.

Edwin Gerungan had served a number of key positions as a member/President of Board of Commissioners/Directors of banking institutions and private companies. Amongst them were as Independent Commissioner of Bank Central Asia (2002-2003), Independent Commissioner of Bank Danamon (2003-2005), President Commissioner of Bank Mandiri (2005-2014) and President Director of PT BHP Billiton Indonesia (2007-2013).

He currently serves as an Independent Commissioner of PT Indonesia Infrastructure Finance since December 2014.

Nor Hizam bin Hashim
Independent Non-Executive Director

Nor Hizam bin Hashim was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Maybank on 13 June 2016. He also serves as a Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board and member of the Credit Review Committee of the Board.

Nor Hizam is an accountant by profession and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

He has 30 years working experience holding various positions in a number of companies. Nor Hizam acquired senior management experience in finance, marketing and general management in three multinational companies, namely ESSO Malaysia Berhad (as an accountant and financial analyst from 1975 to 1981), Mamor Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of the Unilever Group (as a Financial Controller between 1982 and 1985) and Raleigh Berhad (as a General Manager (Finance) from 1986 to 1988). From 1988 to 2003, he held various senior management positions at Telekom Malaysia Berhad Group (“TM”), including as Chief Operating Officer of TM. In the year 1997, he was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of TELKOM SA Ltd, which is the largest telecommunications company in Africa. Thereafter (i.e. from 2000 to 2003) he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of TM International Corporation.

Between year 2007 and 2011, he was appointed as an Expert Officer to the Public Private Partnership Unit and Economic Planning Unit in the Prime Minister’s Department.

Nor Hizam’s current directorship in companies within the Maybank Group include as director of Maybank Islamic Berhad. He also holds directorship in Minority Shareholders’ Watchdog Group. Previously, he was a Director of several subsidiaries of TM (including its overseas subsidiaries) and TELKOM SA Ltd and its subsidiaries.  

Dr Hasnita binti Dato’ Hashim
Independent Non-Executive Director

Dr Hasnita binti Dato’ Hashim was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Maybank on 1 July 2016. She also serves as member of the Risk Management, Compliance Committee and Credit Review Committees of the Board.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Surrey University, PhD in Nuclear Physics from Oxford University and presently an Associate of the Institute of Actuaries, Staple Inn, London. Dr Hasnita brings 25 years of global financial management experience in the field of asset management, structured finance and asset securitisation and she is also known to be a pioneer and innovator in Islamic finance and has extensive relationships with large investors and key business players particularly from the Gulf countries.

Dr Hasnita’s current directorships in companies within the Maybank Group include as Chairman of Maybank Asset Management Group Berhad and Maybank Asset Management Sdn Bhd. She is also a director of Guidance SEARE Advisors GP Limited.

Dr Hasnita was the Chief Executive Officer of Guidance Investments Sdn Bhd (from May 2012 to December 2016), an investment arm of Guidance Financial Group, a global investment company with asset under management of around USD1 billion. In 1998, Dr Hasnita founded IslamiQ, the world’s first online Islamic finance portal. While, from 1994 to 1998, she was also the Chief Executive Officer of Commerce MGI Sdn Bhd (CMGI), Malaysia.

Anthony Brent Elam
Independent Non-Executive Director

Anthony Brent Elam was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Maybank on 15 November 2016. He also serves as Chairman of the Credit Review Committee of the Board and member of the Risk Management and Compliance Committees of the Board.

He holds an MBA degree in Finance and International Business from New York University, United States and a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service, Georgetown University, United States.

Anthony Elam had been a Director of PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (“BCA”) since 20 May 2002. He was also the Chief Risk Officer and Director of Risk Management of BCA, responsible for Enterprise Wide Risk Management and Loan Recovery. He stepped down from the said positions in April 2016. Prior to joining BCA, he served as Advisor to the Chairman of the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency. He also previously served as Advisor at PT Bahana Pembinaan Usaha Indonesia from November 1996 to December 2001, as Vice President at Dieng Djaya from February 1994 to November 1996, and as Vice President of Citibank from 1986 to 1994.  

Datin Paduka Jamiah binti Abdul Hamid
Independent Non-Executive Director

Datin Paduka Jamiah binti Abdul Hamid was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Maybank on 3 January 2017. She also serves as Chairman of the Compliance Committee of the Board, and member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration, Employees' Share Scheme, Employees’ Share Grant Plan, and Credit Review Committees of the Board.

She is a certified holder of Capital Market Services Representative’s Licence from Securities Commission Malaysia and a Certified Financial Planner with the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia. She had also attended leadership and management programmes at Harvard Business School, USA and Asian Institute of Management, Manila. Datin Paduka Jamiah holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from University Kebangsaan Malaysia and received her Bachelor’s Degree of Science (Finance) from the University of Northern Illinois, USA.

Datin Paduka Jamiah has more than 30 years of experience holding various positions and was previously the Deputy President, Corporate and Human Capital Development of Permodalan Nasional Berhad until her retirement in April 2016.

Her current directorship in companies within the Maybank Group include as director of Maybank Islamic Berhad. Datin Paduka Jamiah had previously served on a number of boards of government-linked and investee companies namely Malaysia Mining Corporation Berhad, UMW Holdings Berhad, Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad, etc. Currently, Datin Paduka Jamiah holds chairmanships in Prolintas Group of Companies.

RENATO TINIO DE GUZMAN
Independent Non-Executive Director
Renato Tinio De Guzman was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Maybank on 2 October 2017.

An accomplished banker with more than 38 years of banking experience, he has been instrumental in growing the private banking business in Asia as Chief Executive Officer of ING Asia Private Bank (“IAPB”) since 2000 as well as Bank of Singapore (“BOS”) from 2010 to January 2015. He was also a Senior Advisor of BOS before he stepped down to join Maybank.

Under his stewardship, Bank of Singapore has consistently received industry accolades, most notably Outstanding Private Bank in Southeast Asia 2014 by Private Banker International as well as Best Private Bank in Singapore from Asia Private Banker for four consecutive years from 2011. He also received personal recognition from Private Banker International which awarded him Outstanding Private Banker of 2015, Asia Pacific and Asian Private Banker named him Private Banker of the Year 2014. During his tenure at IAPB, he was also a recipient of the ING Leadership Award in 2003 for successfully managing the turnaround of IAPB’s business in Asia.

Currently, he serves as Independent Non- Executive Director of Maybank Philippines Inc. (“MPI”) since March 2016. He also holds directorships as the Chairman of Government Service Insurance System (since 29 June 2015) and Independent Director of JG Summit Holdings, Inc (since 28 April 2015).