Shahrul Nazri appointed as Exim Bank president and chief executive officer

July 1, 2019

KUALA LUMPUR — Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Berhad (EXIM Bank) announced the appointment of Datuk Shahrul Nazri Datuk Abdul Rahim as its new president and chief executive officer effective today (July1, 2019).

The Bank’s chairman, Datuk Feizal Mustapha said, “Dato’ Nazri is a seasoned banker ideal for the top job, he brings with him a wealth of experience especially in the areas of strategic planning, business performance management and regulatory compliance. As the president and chief executive officer of the bank, he will be critical in directing the bank forward as we fulfill our mandate to be the cross-border enabler of choice for Malaysian businesses.”

He said further that the board of directors was confident that the bank would benefit from Shahrul Nazri’s international experiences and insights as a “transformation leader” whilst they continued to focus on executing their strategy and delivering value.

Dato’ Shahrul Nazri, who holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB) (Hons) from Anglia University, United Kingdom, has a long track record in the financial services industry, leading large scale and complex transformation and change programmes.

Prior to his appointment in EXIM Bank, he held an integral role and was part of the senior leadership team in CIMB Group overseeing Group Corporate Development and International businesses.

Shahrul Nazri was also the chief strategy officer for Maybank’s regional investment banking and stockbroking business, where he was instrumental in the strategic acquisition of Kim Eng Holdings in 2010 and subsequently driving the group post-merger integration, transformation management and regional expansion programme across 10 countries.

His previous appointments including senior positions in Kenanga Holdings Berhad, Tune Money Sdn. Bhd. and was a founding member of iPerintis Sdn. Bhd, a digital technology enabler for Petronas.

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