Change In Principal Officer

BackMar 30, 2015

Date of change

Name Encik Kamarul Ariffin bin Mohd Jamil
Age 46
Nationality Malaysia
Type of change Appointment
Designation Chief Executive Officer
Qualifications Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Economics, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Working experience and occupation Encik Kamarul Ariffin bin Mohd Jamil ("Encik Kamarul Ariffin") will be taking the office of Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer ("MD/CEO") of AFFIN Bank Berhad with the retirement of YBhg. Dato' Zulkiflee Abbas bin Abdul Hamid, effective 1 April 2015.

En Kamarul Ariffin was previously the CEO of AFFIN Islamic Bank Berhad. He rose through the ranks since he joined AFFIN Bank Berhad as the Head of Corporate Strategy in 2003. Prior to AFFIN Islamic Bank Berhad, Encik Kamarul Ariffin held leadership positions in Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad, Trenergy Malaysia Berhad and Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd.

Encik Kamarul Ariffin brings with him more than 20 years of experience in the corporate arena. His work experience, leadership and commendable results he has demonstrated in his career in the past and at AFFIN Islamic Bank Berhad fit very well the criteria of a Group CEO for the financial holding company.

Encik Kamarul Ariffin will be holding dual position as the Group CEO of AFFIN Holdings Berhad and MD/CEO of AFFIN Bank Berhad. As the Group CEO at AFFIN Holdings Berhad, Encik Kamarul Ariffin, together with the Board of Directors and management, would provide effective oversight and ensure robust risk management on a group-wide basis.
Directorship of public companies (if any) -Nil-
Family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of the listed issuer -Nil-
Any conflict of interests that he/she has with the listed issuer or its subsidiaries -Nil-
Details of any interest in the securities of the listed issuer or its subsidiaries -Nil-

Remarks :
Group Chief Executive Officer


Announcement Info

Stock Name AFFIN    
Date Announced 30 Mar 2015  
Category Change in Principal Officer
Reference No AH-150327-40862