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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.   Dato’ Dr Nik Norzrul Thani Nik Hassan Thani | Director

Dato' Dr Nik Norzrul Thani Nik Hassan Thani
Director
Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia

Dato' Dr Nik Norzrul Thani Nik Hassan Thani, was appointed as a board member of Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia in 2006. Dato' 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., Dato' 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 , Dato' 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).

Dato' 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. Suliman Abdulaziz Azzabin | Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Suliman Abdulaziz Azzabin
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director
Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia

Saudi born Mr Suliman Abdulaziz Azzabin brings a wealth of experience to Al Rajhi Bank. Currently holding the position of Chief Executive Officer of Al Rajhi Bank Saudi Arabia, his key expertise lie in accounting, credit, risk management and insurance management. He served at the helm of leading corporations such as Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) and is presently with Al Rajhi Bank Head Office, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Before taking the helm as Al Rajhi Bank CEO, Mr Suliman was General Manager, International Business, he was Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Al Rajhi Bank Jordan. His forte include establishing systems and policies as well as leading the development of Group strategies and business plans.

His corporate and banking experience is defined by a strong proficiency in enterprise risk management with astute knowledge of econometric modeling and in-depth development of advanced risk scoring models. He also carries vast experience in credit and investment including forecasting of market scenario changes impacting lending and investment risk exposures.

Mr Suliman Abdulaziz Azzabin holds a Bachelor of Administrative Science, Accounting from King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and a MSc Master of Risk Management from Southampton University, United Kingdom.

4.   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.

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