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THE STAR – Bank Pembangunan appoints Roni Abdul Wahab as group CEO

Thursday, 8 April 2022


KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd (BPMB) has appointed Roni Abdul Wahab as group chief executive officer effective April 8.


He succeeds Arshad Mohamed Ismail, who is leaving the group today after having served for three years.


Roni has held senior leadership roles in the banking, investment management and corporate sectors.


He had served at Khazanah Nasional Bhd as executive director, investments and was also managing director and country head of global banking, HSBC Bank Berhad Malaysia.


“We are delighted to welcome Roni to BPMB Group. His leadership experience in banking and strategic national development will be an asset to the group as we continue on our nation building journey to support Malaysia’s economic development,” chairman Tan Sri Nazir Razak said in a statement.


“This appointment brings new perspectives and strengths to the group and with the support of the senior leadership team, I am confident that Roni will be able to take BPMB Group to new heights,” he added.


”I would like to thank Arshad for his leadership and contributions throughout his tenure since 2019, especially for bringing calm and stability to the group after a difficult period for the bank. We wish him all the best in his future endeavours,” Nazir said.


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