Board of Directors

YBHG. TAN SRI DATO’ SRI DR. WAN ABDUL AZIZ BIN WAN ABDULLAH

  Non-Executive Chairman/Independent Non Executive Director

  • Member of Credit Committee of the Board
  • Member of Group Nomination & Remuneration Committee
  • Member of Group Risk Management Committee
 

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr. Wan Abdul Aziz Wan Abdullah, was appointed as the Non-Executive Chairman of BPMB on December 1, 2012. He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from the University of Malaya, Master in Philosophy (Development Studies) from the Istitute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK and obtained a Ph.D.(Economics) from the School of Business and Economic Studies, University of Leeds, UK. He also attended the Advance Management Program at Harvard Business School, Harvard University, Boston USA.

 

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr. Wan Abdul Aziz has spent more than 37 years in public service with vast experience in the banking and economic sectors. He served in various capacities in the Economic Planning Unit in the Prime Minister’s Department and the Ministry of Finance. He was appointed as an Alternate Executive Director of World Bank Group in Washington DC, USA (on secondment by the Government of Malaysia) representing South East Asia Group from 1998 to 2001. He was also appointed as the Executive Director of the Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah from 2008 to 2013. In 2007, he was appointed as Secretary General of Treasury in the Ministry of Finance. He retired from the public service on May 23, 2008 and subsequently continued to serve as Secretary General of Treasury until August 23, 2012.

 

Currently, he is the Chairman of Sime Darby Berhad and GOM Resources Sdn. Bhd.  He is also a Board Member of Permodalan Nasional Berhad and RAM Holdings Berhad.

YBHG. DATUK WAN AZHAR WAN AHMAD

  Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Chairman of Group Risk Management Committee
  • Member of Group Nomination & Remuneration Committee
  • Member of Group Audit & Examination Committee
  • Member of Credit Committee of the Board
 

Datuk Wan Azhar Wan Ahmad, was appointed to the Board of Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad on May 2, 2015. He holds a Master in Business Administration (International Business) from the National University of San Diego CA, USA (1985) and obtained his Bachelor in Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Pacific, Stockton CA, USA (1983).

 

Datuk Wan Azhar was the Chief Executive Officer of Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad (CGC) from 1997 until his retirement on 31 December 2014. He began his career in banking as a Loans Executive of Hong Leong Bank in 1985 and left the bank as Head of Branches Operations in 1993. He was then recruited and appointed as a Manager in CGC by Bank Negara Malaysia in 1993. In 1995, he was promoted to Assistant General Manager and subsequently to Chief Executive Officer in 1997. In year 2000 he was then appointed to the Board of Directors and assumed the role of Managing Director. One of the key highlights of his career was the transformation of CGC from a traditional credit guarantee provider into a market-driven and financially sustainable SME-support institution. He was also instrumental in the set-up of Credit Bureau Malaysia where he was the Chairman for 6 years from 2008 to 2014. Upon his retirement, he was then appointed as Consultant to the World Bank from 2015 to 2016, undertaking projects relating to SME financing in the Middle East.

 

Datuk Wan Azhar is currently the Chairman of the Small Debt Resolution Committee at Bank Negara Malaysia. He is also the Chairman of Alliance Islamic Bank Berhad, Pembangunan Leasing Corporation Sdn Bhd, PLC Credit & Factoring Sdn Bhd, BI Credit & Leasing Berhad, Global Maritime Ventures Berhad and SME Growth Acceleration Fund Sdn Bhd. He also serves on the Board of Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad and Board of Trustee of NAMA Foundation.

 

YBHG. DATUK SERI HASHMUDDIN MOHAMMAD

  Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Member of Credit Committee of the Board
  • Member of Group Nomination & Remuneration Committee
  • Member of Group Audit & Examination Committee

Datuk Seri Hashmuddin Mohammad was appointed to the Board of Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad on January 23, 2017. He holds a Master of Arts in Procurement and Acquisition Management from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. He also holds a Certificate in Purchasing and Supply Management from the Northern Territory University, Australia, a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Anthropology and Sociology from the University of Malaya, Malaysia and a Diploma in Public Administration from the National Institute For Public Administration (INTAN), Malaysia.

 

Datuk Seri Hashmuddin has more than 30 years of experience specialising in procurement and has been serving the Government of Malaysia since 1984. He began his career as an Assistant Secretary, Planning Division in the Ministry of Information and was transferred to Contract and Supply Division, Ministry of Finance (MOF) in 1986. During his tenure in MOF, he undertook various positions in the Government Procurement Division including Assistant Secretary (1986-1993), Principal Assistant Secretary(1994-2003), Acting Deputy Undersecretary (Works) (2003-2005), Deputy Undersecretary (Policy and Consulting Services)(Operation) (2005-2012) and Undersecretary (2012-2015) before he was promoted to his current position as Deputy Secretary General Management in December 2015.

 

Datuk Seri Hashmuddin currently sits on the Boards of UDA Holdings Berhad, Tenaga Nasional Berhad, Perbadanan Putrajaya, Jambatan Kedua Sdn Bhd and Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Selangor.

ENCIK MUSA ABDUL MALEK

  Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Chairman of Credit Committee of the Board
  • Member of Group Audit & Examination Committee
  • Member of Group Risk Management Committee
  • Member of Group Nomination & Remuneration Committee

Encik Musa Abdul Malek was appointed to the Board of Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad on February 13, 2017. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) from the University of Ohio/Institute Technology of Mara, Malaysia.

 

Encik Musa, a seasoned banker, began his banking career at HSBC Group in 1979. During his 31 years career with HSBC Group, he held various management positions in various departments/functions including Credit, Debt Origination of Debt Capital Market in Hong Kong, Corporate Relationship, Islamic Banking and Bumiputra Unit, Business Development and Product Development and Management. He assumed the role of Deputy Managing Director of HSBC Amanah Malaysia (the Islamic window of HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad) and subsequently appointed as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer in 2008.

 

He then joined Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad in 2010 as Deputy Chief Executive Officer. During the 3 years tenure in Bank Muamalat, he was responsible in managing the business functions of the Bank and to assist the CEO in other operational matters. Prior to his retirement in April 2016, Encik Musa was the Group Head of Islamic Banking Consumer Banking at CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad.

 

During his banking career, Encik Musa has been exposed to all the challenges faced by the banking industry including managing them during the three economic down turn faced by Malaysia.

ENCIK SUFFIAN BAHARUDDIN

  Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Chairman of Group Audit & Examination Committee
  • Chairman of Group Nomination & Remuneration Committee
  • Member Credit Committee of the Board
  • Member of Group Risk Management Committee

Encik Suffian Baharudddin was appointed to the Board of Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad on February 13, 2017. He is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

 

He held various senior positions in several transport and logistics companies within a Malaysian infrastructure conglomerate from 2010 to 2016, including as the Senior General Manager (Corporate Division) of Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Senai Airport Terminal Services Sdn Bhd. His last position was as Director of Special Projects, Johor Port Berhad where he had been seconded to Penang Port Sdn Bhd from 2014 to 2016.

 

Encik Suffian was the Chief Executive Officer/ Managing Director of Rangkaian Pengangkutan Integrasi Deras Sdn Bhd (“RapidKL”) from 2008 to 2009. During his time at RapidKL, he was also a Director in Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad and served as a Vice Chairman and Executive Committee member of the International Association of Public Transport (“UITP”) Asia Pacific Division.

 

He was General Manager (Corporate Planning) at Indah Water Konsortium Sdn Bhd from mid 2006 to 2008. Between end 1999 to mid 2006, he served in various positions in Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (“MAHB”) where the last position was as the Head of Finance of MAHB. From 1996 to 1999, he was with Renong Berhad where his last position was as Senior Manager of Finance. Encik Suffian began his career in the Corporate Finance Department of AmMerchant Bank Berhad in 1994.