– August 27, 2023 @ 3:34pm Source: New Straits Times
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd has appointed Azdini Nor Azman as the chief executive officer (CEO) and non-independent executive director of wholly owned subsidiary BIMB Investment Management Bhd effective August 1, 2023. Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd has appointed Azdini Nor Azman as the chief executive officer (CEO) and non-independent executive director of wholly owned subsidiary, BIMB Investment Management Bhd, effective August 1, 2023.
Azdini, who joined BIMB Investment as interim CEO on March 1, 2023, was named CEO after gaining official clearance from the Securities Commission, according to the group.
She has 26 years of industry experience with Asian Islamic Investment Management Sdn Bhd, Bank Muamalat Malaysia Bhd, CFC Seymour Ltd, Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd, MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd, and Amanah Short Deposits Bhd, according to a statement issued today.
Azdini was previously the head of wholesale banking at Hong Leong Islamic Bank Bhd, where she oversaw all parts of the wholesale business, including Islamic Global Markets and Islamic Business and Corporate Banking.
She is currently a member of Bank Negara Malaysia’s Islamic Financial Market Subcommittee for 2022 and 2023.
“Notably recognised for her accomplishments, Azdini was prominently ranked within the top 100 of WOMANi’s Most Influential Women in Islamic Business and Finance 2020 Report,” the statement said.
Bank Islam group chief business officer (group institutional banking) Sharifah Sarah Syed Mohamed Tahir, who is also a BIMB Investment director, expressed confidence that Azdini would steer BIMB Investment in tackling the challenges of the ever-evolving financial landscape and capitalising on emerging opportunities.