DATUK ABDUL FARID ALIAS FCB
Group President & Chief Executive Officer

Appointed: 2 August 2013

Qualification(s):

  • Master of Business Administration (Finance), University of Denver, USA
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
  • Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School
  • Chartered Banker, Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers

Relevant Working Experience:

    Over 25 years of experience in investment banking, corporate finance and capital markets with several institutions including Aseambankers, Schroders, Malaysian International Merchant Bankers, JP Morgan and Khazanah Nasional Berhad.

Present directorship(s) in Maybank Group and other public companies and listed entities:

  • Executive Director/Group President & Chief Executive Officer of Maybank
  • President Commissioner of PT Bank Maybank Indonesia Tbk
  • Director of Maybank Singapore Limited
  • Director of Cagamas Holdings Berhad
  • Director of Financial Industry Collective Outreach
  • Vice Chairman of Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers

DATO’ JOHN CHONG ENG CHUAN
Group Chief Executive Officer, Community Financial Services

Appointed: 1 October 2018

Qualification(s):

  • Bachelor of Economics (Hons), University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
  • Chartered Banker, Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers
  • Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School

Relevant Working Experience:

    Over 25 years of regional financial services experience encompassing consumer, commercial and investment banking. Previously, the CEO of Maybank Investment Bank Berhad and Maybank Kim Eng Group.

FY2019 Key Achievement(s):

    Drove digitalisation initiatives with MAE launch – Malaysia’s first e-wallet with banking services, Tap2Phone – first mobile app in Southeast Asia allowing credit card payment acceptance; Malaysia’s top auto finance provider.

Present directorship(s) in Maybank Group and other public companies and listed entities:
Nil

DATO’ MUZAFFAR HISHAM
Group Chief Executive Officer, Global Banking

Appointed: 1 July 2016

Qualification(s):

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Economics and Accounting, University of Bristol, UK
  • Leadership Excellence through Awareness and Practice (LEAP) Programme, INSEAD
  • Chartered Banker, Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers

Relevant Working Experience:

    Over 20 years of Islamic and conventional banking experience in retail and wholesale banking at large local and foreign banks. Previously, Maybank Islamic Berhad CEO and Group Islamic Banking Head.

FY2019 Key Achievement(s):

    Led Group Global Banking’s continued success as a regional leader, linking ASEAN corporates to Greater China and having won notable cross-border deals and mandates.

Present directorship(s) in Maybank Group and other public companies and listed entities:

  • Maybank Asset Management Group Berhad
  • Maybank Investment Bank Berhad
  • Maybank Kim Eng Holdings Limited
  • Anfaal Capital (Saudi Arabia)

DATO’ MOHAMED RAFIQUE MERICAN MOHD WAHIDUDDIN MERICAN
Group Chief Executive Officer, Islamic Banking

Appointed: 1 July 2016

Qualification(s):

  • Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK
  • Chartered Accountant, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
  • Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School

Relevant Working Experience:

    Over 25 years of corporate sector experience, with nine years spent as the CFO of several Malaysian listed corporates, including an independent power producer, an electricity company and Maybank Group.

FY2019 Key Achievement(s):

    Global Private Banking Innovation Awards 2019 – Outstanding Global Banker of the Year and Appointed Member in the Government’s Special Committee on Islamic Finance.

Present directorship(s) in Maybank Group and other public companies and listed entities:

  • Etiqa General Takaful Berhad
  • Maybank Islamic Asset Management Sdn Bhd

KAMALUDIN AHMAD
Group Chief Executive Officer, Insurance & Takaful

Appointed: 1 December 2013

Qualification(s):

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Actuarial Science from University of Kent, Canterbury, England

Relevant Working Experience:

    Close to 30 years of financial services industry experience with large local corporates and multinational companies. He Has six years of regulatory and risk experience with Securities Commission and Bank Negara Malaysia.

FY2019 Key Achievement(s):

    Led Etiqa to achieve gross revenue of more than RM8 billion, following two consecutive years of double-digit growth that has helped establish Etiqa among the top five ASEAN owned insurers.

Present directorship(s) in Maybank Group and other public companies and listed entities:

  • Etiqa Insurance Pte Ltd, Singapore
  • Etiqa Life & General Assurance Philippines, Inc.
  • P.T. Asuransi Etiqa International, Indonesia
  • Etiqa General Insurance, Cambodia

DATO’ AMIRUL FEISAL WAN ZAHIR
Group Chief Financial Officer

Appointed: 1 July 2016

Qualification(s):

  • BSc Economics (Accounting & Finance), London School of Economics & Political Science
  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants
  • Chartered Banker, Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers
  • Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School

Relevant Working Experience:

    Over 20 years of global banking experience, practising in key Asian financial centres. Over 15 years of senior management roles, including leading a public listed chemical company and Maybank Group’s Global Banking franchise.

FY2019 Key Achievement(s):

    Led the Group’s efforts in building stakeholder trust through Integrated Reporting excellence as recognised by PwC, resulting in Maybank’s win of PwC’s Building Trust Awards 2019 for Malaysia.

Present directorship(s) in Maybank Group and other public companies and listed entities:

  • Maybank Ageas Holdings Berhad
  • Etiqa International Holdings Sdn Bhd

DATUK NORA ABD MANAF
Group Chief Human Capital Officer

Appointed: 22 September 2008

Qualification(s):

  • Chartered Banker, Chartered Banker Institute (CBI)
  • Chartered Accountant, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
  • Postgraduate certification in Human Resource Development, Cornell University
  • Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School
  • Gallup-Certified Strengths Level II Coach
  • Adjunct Professor, appointed by College of Business of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)

Relevant Working Experience:

    Over 20 years of diverse functional and leadership roles in multinationals and large local organisations across several sectors including academia, telecommunications, technology and financial services.

FY2019 Key Achievement(s):

    Awarded the Most Visible CEO award for the CEO@Faculty programme and appointed into the Board of Advisors for UUM’s Bachelor of Applied Linguistics and Business Administration with Honors.

Present directorship(s) in Maybank Group and other public companies and listed entities:

  • Etiqa General Insurance Berhad
  • MBB Labs Pvt. Ltd (India)

GILBERT KOHNKE
Group Chief Risk Officer

Appointed: 1 November 2017

Qualification(s):

  • Master of Business Administration, University of Hawaii, Manoa
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), University of Windsor, Canada
  • Bachelor of Arts (Economics), University of Western Ontario, Canada

Relevant Working Experience:

    Over 30 years of experience in global financial institutions, with a proven track record of risk expertise. He was the Group Chief Risk Officer for Danske Bank AS and OCBC Bank.

FY2019 Key Achievement(s):

    Led Group Risk’s transformation to be enterprise and strategic-focus driven. Significant enhancements achieved in Credit, Portfolio Management, Non-Financial Risk areas, people practices, and training.

Present directorship(s) in Maybank Group and other public companies and listed entities:
Nil

MICHAEL FOONG SEONG YEW
Group Chief Strategy Officer & Chief Executive Officer, International

Appointed: 1 January 2014 & 1 June 2018 respectively

Qualification(s):

  • Master of Arts in Economics and Management Studies, Cambridge University, UK
  • Advanced Business Management Program, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA
  • Chartered Banker, Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers

Relevant Working Experience:

    Over 17 years of experience in serving financial services clients across Asia Pacific, specialising in the areas of strategy and enterprise transformation.

FY2019 Key Achievement(s):

    Enhanced the Group’s long-term strategy with stronger focus on digital value propositions and sustainability initiatives. Also, helped drive improved growth in several key International markets in FY19 (Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar).

Present directorship(s) in Maybank Group and other public companies and listed entities:
Nil

MOHD SUHAIL AMAR SURESH
Group Chief Technology Officer

Appointed: 1 April 2015

Qualification(s):

  • Master of Business Administration, Charles Sturt University, Australia
  • Fellow, Malaysian Institute of Management
  • Chartered Banker, Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers
  • Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School

Relevant Working Experience:

    More than 30 years of global experience in business strategy and development, technology architecture design and systems development within the financial services and telecommunication industries.

FY2019 Key Achievement(s):

    Successfully led a complex data center migration to improve infrastructure resiliency and steered in-house development of a system that allows business to better manage their assets, liabilities and risks.

Present directorship(s) in Maybank Group and other public companies and listed entities:

  • Maybank Shared Services Sdn Bhd
  • MCB Bank Limited
  • MBB Labs Pvt. Ltd (India)

JEROME HON KAH CHO
Group Chief Operations Officer

Appointed: 1 December 2013

Qualification(s):

  • Member of Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)
  • Chartered Accountant, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA)
  • Chartered Banker, Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers
  • Advance Management Program, Wharton Business School

Relevant Working Experience:

    Over 25 years in Maybank, of which more than seven years as the Group Chief Audit Executive. Additionally, he has eight years of audit experience prior to joining Maybank.

FY2019 Key Achievement(s):

    Successfully led the implementation of SWIFT gpi for Malaysia (first local bank to do so), Singapore and Indonesia which enabled real-time confirmation, end-to-end views and same day use of funds.

Present directorship(s) in Maybank Group and other public companies and listed entities:
Nil

DR. JOHN LEE HIN HOCK
Country Chief Executive Officer & Chief Executive Officer, Maybank Singapore

Qualification(s):

  • Doctorate of Philosophy in Economics, Monash University, Australia
  • Bachelor of Economics, Monash University, Australia
  • Fellow Certified Practising Accountant of the Australian Society of CPAs
  • Chartered Banker, Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers

Relevant Working Experience:

    Over 13 years of financial services experience spanning across the Asia Pacific markets as a partner of KPMG Business Advisory. Previously, Maybank Group Chief Risk Officer for seven years.

FY2019 Key Achievement(s):

    Repositioned Maybank in Singapore to be a leading foreign bank.

Present directorship(s) in Maybank Group and other public companies and listed entities:

  • Maybank Kim Eng Holdings Limited
  • Etiqa Insurance Private Limited

TASWIN ZAKARIA
President Director, Maybank Indonesia

Appointed: 11 November 2013

Qualification(s):

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Accounting, Cum Laude (Honors), The Ohio State University
  • Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School
  • Strategic Leadership Program SaId Business School, Oxford University

Relevant Working Experience:

    Over 25 years of corporate and banking experience in local and foreign companies. Held key management roles in service sectors including banking, infrastructure financing and airport management.

FY2019 Key Achievement(s):

    Best of the best CEO 2019 by Economic Review magazine and led the achievement of the 2nd best Indonesian Annual Report Award 2019 for private financial listed company.

Present directorship(s) in Maybank Group and other public companies and listed entities:

  • PT Bank Maybank Indonesia Tbk