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Board of Directors
 

1.   Mr. Syed Maqbul Quader | Chairman

Mr. Syed Maqbul Quader
Chairman
Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia

Mr Syed Maqbul Quader holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Dhaka University. A senior banker having served for over 40 years in the banking industry, he was Vice President of The Chase Manhattan Bank NA, in London and Bahrain, and was the Group Chief Risk Officer of Qatar Islamic Bank, Doha. He was formerly the General Manager of Corporate Banking, Al Rajhi Bank in Saudi Arabia.

He has vast experience in the area of corporate banking, risk and investment and portfolio management. His expertise lies in managing startup projects, having been involved in establishing amongst others, the Corporate Banking Group at Al Rajhi Bank in Saudi Arabia and also the OBU of Chase Manhattan Bank in Bahrain.

2.   Datuk Dr Nik Norzrul Thani Bin Nik Hassan Thani | Independent Non-Executive

Datuk Dr Nik Norzrul Thani Bin Nik Hassan Thani
Director
Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia

Datuk Dr Nik Norzrul Thani Bin Nik Hassan Thani, was appointed as a board member of Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia in 2006. Datuk Dr. Nik advises clients on a wide range of legal matters, from banking advisory to Islamic Finance. To cite one of his more notable projects, he provided advisory services on the legal and regulatory aspects of the establishment of Labuan International Offshore Financial Centre and Labuan International Finance Exchange. He has also been a legal advisor to clients in foreign jurisdictions including Singapore , Indonesia and Australia.

Currently attached to Zaid Ibrahim and Co., Datuk Dr. Nik has extensive local and international experience. He was a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Law School from 1996 to 1997.

Besides being a board member for Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia , Datuk Dr. Nik is also on the Board of Tabung Haji (TH), Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) and Chairman of the Licensing Committee of Labuan Financial Exchange (LFX).

Datuk Dr. Nik is also a renown writer on corporate and financial issues, particularly on Islamic Banking, and he has several articles and books to his credit.

3.   Mr. Waleed Abdullah Al-Mogbel | Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Waleed Abdullah Al-Mogbel
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia

Mr. Waleed Abdullah Al-Mogbel was appointed to the Board as of the 1st of June 2012. He is also currently the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Al Rajhi Bank.

Based in Riyadh, Mr. Waleed Abdullah Al-Mogbel has been with Al Rajhi Bank since 1998 and has since then delved into a range of financial positions within the bank. Prior to commencing his current position as the CFO, he was the Head of Budgeting & Management Reporting, with astute knowledge in Accounting, Finance and Auditing.

Mr. Waleed Abdullah Al-Mogbel holds a BA in Accounting from King Saud University, a M Sc in Accounting and Finance from the University of Southampton and a Ph.D. in Accounting and Auditing from Cardiff University.

4.   Mr. Ow Chee Hong | Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Ow Chee Hong
Independent Non-Executive Director
Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia

Mr. Ow Chee Hong was appointed to the Board as of 6 October 2015. He is an accountant by training and has spent more than 20 years as an Information Technology consultant. He was the Executive Director with Deloitte Consulting Malaysia, where he was the leader for their technology consulting practice. His expertise lies in the areas of IT planning and strategy, entreprise system evaluation and implementation, and project management of large IT projects.

During his 12 working years with Deloitte, Mr. Ow had served a multitude of clients in various industries and has built significant knowledge in the financial services industry - specifically in the retail banking and insurance areas, the public sector, energy and resources and manufacturing.

Being a qualified CPA, he is also well versed with financial management and has a good understanding of business planning, accounts processing and internal controls.

5.   Mr. Adnan Abdullah M Al Olayan | Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Adnan Abdullah M Al Olayan
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia

Mr. Adnan Abdullah M Al Olayan was appointed to the Board as of 13 October 2015. He is the General Manager for the International Business Group which oversees the overall business and operations of Al Rajhi Banking Group's establishments in Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Jordan and Kuwait.

Mr. Adnan has served Al Rajhi Bank in Saudi Arabia since 2001 where he rose through the ranks from different management portfolios. Prior to that, he was attached at the Saudi Industrial Development Fund, where he managed a portfolio of 17 industrial projects.

He holds an MBA from the Southampton University, UK and a BA in Accounting from the King Saud University in Riyadh.

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