TMCNet:  Zulkiflee is new Affin Hldgs CEO [Business Times (Malaysia)]

[January 05, 2014]

Zulkiflee is new Affin Hldgs CEO [Business Times (Malaysia)]

(Business Times (Malaysia) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Zulkiflee Abbas has been appointed the new group chief executive officer of Affin Holdings Bhd while maintaining his current role as managing director of Affin Bank Bhd, effective January 2.

As the group CEO, he will provide effective oversight and ensure robust risk management on a group-wide-basis, Affin Holdings said yesterday.

Zulkiflee has led the harmonisation of Affin Bank, Affin Islamic Bank Bhd and Affin Investment Bank Bhd as the managing director of Affin Bank, a role he has held since 2011.

"The mandate was to ensure accountability over the achievement and performance of group objectives, including the implementation of strategy, capacity-building and business plan of Affin Banking Group," it said.

Zulkiflee has more than 30 years of banking experience, both locally and internationally in London and New York.

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