RHB

DATO' KHAIRUSSALEH RAMLI

GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR, RHB BANKING GROUP,
MANAGING DIRECTOR, RHB BANK BERHAD

Dato' Khairussaleh Ramli ("Dato' Khairussaleh") was appointed as Managing Director of RHB Bank Berhad and Deputy Group Managing Director of RHB Banking Group on 13 December 2013. He was further appointed as Group Managing Director/Group Chief Executive Officer of RHB Banking Group on 5 May 2015.

Dato' Khairussaleh holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Washington University and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Programme, Harvard Business School. He is also a Fellow Chartered Banker of Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers.

Dato' Khairussaleh has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services and capital markets industry, where he has held senior positions in well-established regional financial institutions. He is also a Council member of The Association of Banks in Malaysia and Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers.

His knowledge and experience earned him the "Best CFO in Malaysia Award" in 2010 and 2011 from Finance Asia and the "Best CFO in Malaysia Award" in 2012 from Alpha Southeast Asia.

Dato’ Khairussaleh’s other directorship in public company includes RHB Capital Berhad (In Member’s Voluntary Winding Up). He is also a trustee of RHB Foundation.


Syed Ahmad Taufik Albar

GROUP CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
RHB BANKING GROUP

Taufik will lead Group Finance and oversee the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the finance functions across the Group, in line with the Group’s strategy and business goals. In addition, he will also oversee the functions of Loan Recovery as well as Group Procurement and Services.

Taufik has a total of 20 years’ working experience as an accountant and a finance professional with domestic and international exposures in oil & gas, mobile telecommunications, and infrastructure conglomerate covering highway concession, property development and construction among others. Prior to joining RHB, Taufik was Group Chief Financial Officer of UEM Group Berhad.

Taufik holds a Master of Economics and a Bachelor of Accounting degrees from International Islamic University Malaysia. He is a fellow of Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA) and a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

U CHEN HOCK

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/HEAD GROUP RETAIL BANKING RHB BANKING GROUP

U Chen Hock is currently the Executive Director/Head of Group Retail Banking, RHB Banking Group. In this role, he is responsible for the overall growth and profitability of the Retail Banking and Wealth Management business in Malaysia and the ASEAN region.

U Chen Hock was previously the Chief Executive Officer of OSK Investment Bank Berhad (“OSKIB”), before the latter’s merger with RHB Investment Bank in 2013. Prior to joining OSKIB, he had a long career with a global bank during which time, he had acquired broad based experience in corporate, commercial and consumer banking from holding numerous senior positions and responsibilities in Malaysia, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

U Chen Hock graduated from the National University of Malaysia (“UKM”) with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) degree in 1980.

ROBERT HURAY

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
RHB INVESTMENT BANK

Robert Huray was recently appointed the CEO of RHB Investment Bank effective from 1 July 2016. Prior to this, he was the CEO of RHB Securities Singapore Pte. Ltd. (previously known as DMG & Partners Securities Pte Ltd). Mr. Huray started his career with DBS Bank Singapore in 1999 before joining Credit Suisse First Boston from 2000 to 2004. He later joined Citigroup Asia Pacific as a Vice President in the M&A team in 2004 before joining DMG & Partners Securities Pte Ltd as Executive Director responsible for the origination of new business initiatives and Corporate Finance. Mr. Huray holds a Master of Philosophy in Management Studies from the University of Cambridge, UK and a Master of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics Engineering with Management from Imperial College, UK.

DATO' ADISSADIKIN ALI

MANAGING DIRECTOR/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
RHB ISLAMIC BANK

Dato’ Adissadikin Ali joined RHB Group on 1 July 2016. Effective 1 August 2016, Dato’ Adissadikin assumed the role of Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of RHB Islamic Bank and Head, Group Shariah Business. He is responsible for leading, managing and growing our Islamic Banking and Group Shariah business.

Previously, he was the Chief Executive Officer of AlKhair International Islamic Bank Berhad since June 2015. Prior to that, he was the President/CEO of Export-Import (EXIM) Bank Malaysia, a position that he held from September 2010.

Dato’ Adissadikin began his career as a Management Trainee Executive with Renong Berhad in 1995, before moving on to serve in Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad. In 2003, he joined Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad as the Special Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer, later on becoming the Head of Corporate Planning in 2005.

In June 2005, he joined Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad as the Assistant General Manager, Managing Director’s Office. In 2006, he was promoted to assume the position of Chief Financial Officer and General Manager, Special Projects before joining the Export-Import Bank Malaysia as Chief Operating Officer in June 2008.

Dato’ Adissadikin holds an MBA (Finance) from University of Malaya, a Bachelor Degree in Business (Banking & Finance) from Monash University, Australia and a Diploma in Investment Analysis, UiTM, Malaysia.

He completed the Advanced Management Program (AMP) in Harvard Business School, Boston in May 2014. In November 2015, he was conferred the title of Chartered Banker by the Asian Institute of Chartered Banker (AICB) and the Chartered Banker Institute, United Kingdom.

Dato’ Adissadikin is a member of the Board of Advisors, Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya, Malaysia.

PATRICK HO

GROUP CHIEF RISK OFFICER
RHB BANKING GROUP

Patrick Ho is the Group Chief Risk Officer of the RHB Banking Group, where he oversees the Group Risk, Compliance and Credit Management functions of the Group. He is responsible for the overall leadership and direction on the implementation of integrated risk management frameworks within the Group.

Patrick started his career with the RHB Banking Group in 1984 with the Treasury Department of RHB Sakura Merchant Bankers (now known as RHB Investment Bank). In 1998, he was assigned the responsibility to set up the Risk Management & ALCO Support Department of RHB Sakura Merchant Bankers Berhad. He was responsible to provide overall leadership and direction for the implementation of an integrated risk management framework for RHB Sakura Merchant Bankers Berhad.

In 2007, he became the Chief Operating Officer of RHB Investment Bank and in 2008, he was appointed as the Head of Central Operations of the RHB Banking Group. His responsibilities included strategic planning, process re-engineering and overall centralised back-office operations of the Group. He was later appointed as the Head of Group Risk Management of the RHB Banking Group in 2010 and subsequently as Director of Group Risk Management in November 2012.

Patrick holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Actuarial Science from The City University in London and a Masters in Business Administration (Finance) with Distinction from the University of Hull, United Kingdom.

NORAZZAH SULAIMAN

GROUP CHIEF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

Norazzah Sulaiman is the Group Chief Marketing & Communications Officer. In her current role, she provides leadership and oversees the development and execution of integrated marketing and communications strategies for the RHB Banking Group. She leads enterprise-wide marketing and branding programmes as well as strategic communications functions.

She commenced her career in the Human Resource Division of a leading local banking group. In 1994, she was appointed the Head of Human Resource at Bank Utama, and subsequently became Utama Banking Group’s Company Secretary and Group Legal Advisor.

Norazzah came on board the RHB Banking Group on 1 March 2003 as Group Legal Advisor and Group Company Secretary. In 2007, she was appointed Chief Operating Officer of RHB Capital. Following the Group’s strategic transformation in 2010, she was appointed as Director of Group Corporate Services, and subsequently as Group Chief Governance Officer in 2013. Norazzah’s areas of expertise include legal advisory and company secretarial functions, compliance, strategic communications and brand management. She is also instrumental in establishing the Group’s corporate responsibility framework and initiatives.

She holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree with Honours from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom and is an Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries Malaysia.

ROHAN KRISHNALINGAM

GROUP CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
RHB BANKING GROUP

Rohan Krishnalingam was appointed as Group Chief Operations Officer of the RHB Banking Group on 6 January 2014. His primary responsibilities include overseeing of Group-wide Technology and Operations functions, ensuring accurate and timely Technology and back-office operations and services support for the relevant business/functional units, overseeing the implementation of the transformation projects and taking a lead role in driving RHB Banking Group to be a Digital Bank.

Prior to this, Rohan was a Senior Partner with an established technology and management consulting firm. Rohan has more than 20 years’ experience working with financial services organisations to design and implement large scale transformation programmes, predominantly in the areas of technology and operations. He has worked with several large corporations and clients from various industries in Malaysia and the ASEAN region.

Rohan has strong technology delivery and programme management skills, particularly in the implementation of large-scale technology and IT Strategic Planning. He has led major banking and financial services projects including the implementation of Core Banking Systems, Enterprise Resource Planning (“ERP”) and Customer Relationship Management (“CRM”), IT Transformation programmes, IT Merger Integration programmes as well as Industry-wide Payment Systems.

Rohan holds a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Hons) from the University of New South Wales, Australia.

JAMALUDDIN BAKRI

GROUP CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER
RHB BANKING GROUP

Jamaluddin Bakri is the Group Chief Human Resource Officer of the RHB Banking Group. In his current role, he is responsible to develop and execute long-term Human Resources (“HR”) strategies, build HR capability that will be able to support the Group’s long-term strategic goals. He is also responsible in managing various aspects of HR functions across the Group which includes strategic planning and organisational development, human capital development, succession planning, rewards and performance management that will be aligned to the Group’s Business Strategies.

Jamaluddin brings with him more than 20 years of solid track record in HR functions and have spent more than 15 years overseas where he gained experience working with different nationalities, diverse cultures and working styles. He has also partnered with Business Leaders of multi-national and local organisations in driving various HR strategies globally and locally.

Prior to joining the RHB Banking Group, he was the Group Head of HR for IHH Healthcare Berhad, one of the largest private healthcare company in the world. He also spent 14 years with Microsoft in various HR leadership functions, with his last role as Regional HR Director for Asia Services.

He holds an MBA in Human Resources from the University of Hull, United Kingdom with a background in Mechanical Engineering.

CHRISTOPHER LOH

GROUP STRATEGY & INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
RHB BANKING GROUP

Christopher Loh is the Group Chief Strategy Officer of RHB Banking Group. He is responsible for developing the Group’s strategic priorities, driving the Group’s Transformation Programme (“IGNITE 2017”) across the region and working closely with the businesses to execute strategies towards achieving the Group’s aspirations.

He recently assumed the position of overseeing the Group International Business ((excluding Singapore), where he is responsible for leading and managing the Group’s business operations outside of Malaysia and Singapore, driving the growth strategies, strategic partnerships and expansion into other ASEAN countries. He also oversees the Group Customer Experience to deliver superior customer service across the organisation.

Christopher joined RHB Banking Group in September 2013 as the Deputy Group Chief Risk Officer. Prior to joining RHB Banking Group, Christopher was a partner with a global management consulting firm where he worked with regional and global financial institutions across Asia- Pacific, United States and the United Kingdom to transform their business and risk capabilities. After his stint with a leading UK banking group in London, he returned to Asia to help build and lead a very successful risk management practice where he was the managing director before his departure. He has also spent several years with a leading insurer in Singapore, and had established and run a technology and media startup.

Christopher graduated with an honours degree in engineering and business from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and is an alumni of the RHB-INSEAD Senior Leadership Programme.