Maybank has announced that Encik Mohamed Rafique Merican Mohd Wahiduddin Merican has been appointed as Officer-in-Charge of the Bank effective 5 June 2013. Rafique will oversee the overall running of the day-to-day operations of the Maybank Group until the appointment of a President & CEO to succeed Dato’ Sri Abdul Wahid Omar, whose appointment as Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department will also become effective on the same day.
Rafique, who joined Maybank in June 2012, is currently Group Chief Financial Officer of Maybank. As a senior member of the Maybank Group Executive Committee, Rafique will ensure continuity in the entire operations of the Group and report directly to the Board.
The Board of Maybank is currently undertaking the process of selecting the new President & CEO and thereafter will make the appropriate announcement upon obtaining Bank Negara Malaysia's approval.