Board of Directors

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 Committee
  • Member of Group 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 Malaysia Airport Holdings Berhad and Group, Sime Darby Motors Sdn. Bhd, Pembinaan BTL Sdn. Bhd and GOM Resources Sdn. Bhd. He is also the Deputy Chairman of Sime Darby Berhad and a Board Member of Permodalan Nasional Berhad, and Ram Holdings Berhad.

DATUK WAN AZHAR WAN AHMAD

  Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Member of Group Nomination Committee
  • Member of Group Audit & Examination Committee
  • Member of Group Risk Management 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, and SME Growth Acceleration Fund Sdn Bhd. He also serves on the Boards of Global Maritime Ventures Berhad, Bina Darulaman Berhad, Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad, and Board of Trustee of NAMA Foundation.

 

DATUK ENGKU NOR FAIZAH ENGKU ATEK

  Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Chairman of Group Nomination Committee
  • Member of Group Remuneration Committee
 

Datuk Engku Nor Faizah Engku Atek, was appointed to the Board of Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad on December 1, 2014. She holds an LLB (Hons) from the University of Malaya and has attended a number of courses and seminars related to her work in the public sector, including the Government Legal Adviser’s Course at the Institute of Advance Legal Studies in the UK sponsored by the British Council, Seminar on Industrial Property in Strasbourg and Munich sponsored by the European Union and Legislative Drafting Institute at the University of Loyola and Tulane, in the USA.

 

Datuk Engku Nor Faizah is currently the Solicitor General of Malaysia. She has over 30 years of experience in the public sector. She started her career at the Attorney General’s Chambers (‘AGC’) in 1983 and has held various positions in AGC, including Deputy Solicitor General, Parliamentary Draftsman, Senior Federal Counsel and Deputy Public Prosecutor. She has also served as the State Legal Adviser of Negri Sembilan and Perak.

 

As Solicitor General she oversees, amongst other responsibilities, the work of the Advisory Division, Drafting Division, Law Reform and Revision Division and International Affairs Division at AGC. She has been involved in the drafting and/or approving of numerous legislation including the Central Bank of Malaysia Act 2009, the limited Liability Partnerships Act 2012, the Netting of Financial Agreements Act 2015, the Special Measures Against Terrorism in Foreign Countries Act 2015, the Malaysian Airline System Berhad (Administration) Act 2015 and the Malaysian Aviation Commission Act 2015.

DATUK JAMALUDIN NASIR

  Independent Non-Executive Director

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

Datuk Jamaludin Nasir was appointed to the Board of Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad on December 8, 2016. He has a double degree in Bachelor of Science (Finance and Business Economics) and Bachelor of Economics and a Masters of Business Administration from USA.

 

Datuk Jamaludin is a seasoned banker with more than 27 years in the commercial and investment banking fraternity. He commenced his banking career in 1986 at Kwong Yik Bank (now known as ‘RHB Bank’) with his last position being the Head and Assistant General Manager, Corporate and Capital Markets. In 1997, he joined Dresdner Bank AG as General Manager and subsequently, in 1999, joined the Group’s investment banking outfit, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein as Chief Operating Officer Malaysia and its Regional Asia Pacific (ex Japan) Syndicate and Capital Markets team based in Singapore. In 2005, he re-joined Maybank Group. He sits in the Group Management Committee and held the position of Senior Executive Vice President/ Group Chief Credit Officer. Datuk Jamaludin joined Asian Finance Bank as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer in 2010 and completed his term of service in 2012.

 

He has attended ICLIF’s Global Leadership Development Program at Drucker School of Management, Claremont Graduate University, Haas School of Business in University of California Berkeley and Marshall School of Business in University of Southern California.

 

Since then, Datuk Jamaludin have been involved in project management in Indonesia and has been advising several companies on re-organization, operational efficiency, fund raising exercise apart from opportunistic investment through his joint venture company in Indonesia and UAE. In Malaysia, he served as Chairman of Bursa Malaysia listed company; Kotra Industries Berhad, member of Rating Committee, Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad and member of the Technical Committee, Finance Accreditation Agency.

DATUK SERI HASHMUDDIN MOHAMMAD

  Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Member of Credit Committee of the Board
  • Member of Group Nomination Committee
  • Member of Group Remuneration 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 bin Mohammad 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, 1Malaysia Sukuk Global Berhad, Wakala Global Sukuk Berhad, Perbadanan Putrajaya, Jambatan Kedua Sdn Bhd and Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Selangor.

ENCIK SHAHARUDDIN ZAINUDDIN

  Independent Non-Executive Director

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

Encik Shaharuddin Zainuddin was appointed to the Board of Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad on February 13, 2017. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Accounting from the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom and is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He is also a qualified investment, securities and futures professional, being a Registered Representative of Securities and Futures Authority and an Investment Management Certificate holder of Investment Management Regulatory Organisation, United Kingdom.

 

He has over 20 years of global experience specialising in risk management, governance and control, gained from his senior executive roles in the banking, finance and private equity industries in London, Bahrain and most recently, in Malaysia.

 

Prior to his return to Malaysia, he served as the Regional Head of Compliance and Financial Security of Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Caylon), where he spearheaded the implementation of enhanced compliance and governance programmes in the Middle East and Africa networks and branches from 2005 to 2012. He was also a Director of Banking Operations at Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions, the International Islamic banking regulator based in Bahrain.

 

In the last four years, Encik Shaharuddin has been providing corporate finance advisory services for SMEs and listed corporations in the oil and gas, transport, aviation, technology and telecommunication industries. He is also involved in providing investment opportunities in banks in emerging markets.

 

Encik Shaharuddin currently sits on the Boards of Alliance Islamic Bank Berhad, Adamas Capital Sdn Bhd, Adamas International Limited and Sabre-Adamas Pte Ltd.

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

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