Group Senior Management


Group Managing Director / Group Chief Executive Officer, RHB Banking Group

Mohd Rashid Mohamad was appointed as Group Managing Director / Group Chief Executive Officer of RHB Banking Group, effective 1 April 2022.

As Group Managing Director / Group Chief Executive Officer, Rashid will lead the Group in driving business growth and further enhance operational excellence both in Malaysia and regionally towards achieving its financial targets and maximizing total shareholder returns.

Rashid began his career in Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) in 1988 and spent 14 years in the Examination / Supervision and Investment Operations & Financial Markets Departments. He has extensive experience within the financial services industry with strong commercial, financial and operational track record, spanning more than 20 years in senior leadership positions with several financial institutions across Malaysia and Singapore namely ABN Amro NV, The Royal Bank of Scotland and AmBank Group.

Rashid joined RHB as Group Treasurer in March 2014. He was later appointed as the Managing Director, Group Wholesale Banking in July 2021 before his appointment as the Officer-In-Charge / Principal Officer, RHB Banking Group on 24 January 2022.

Rashid holds a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from the University of Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) from University Technology Mara (“UiTM”), Shah Alam, Selangor.

He is also Vice President of the Financial Market Association (“FMA”), and holds multiple memberships including, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”), Industry Advisory Council, PayNet and Financial Market Committee (“FMC”) of BNM.


Managing Director, Group Wholesale Banking

Dato’ Fad’l was appointed as the Managing Director, Group Wholesale Banking on 1 March 2024. In his current role, Dato’ Fad’l is responsible for driving key business segments of Group Investment Banking, Group Corporate Banking, Commercial Banking, Group Treasury and Global Markets, Group Asset Management and Group Transaction Banking, with the aim to create better long-term value for our stakeholders and deliver our promises to customers.

Prior to joining RHB Group, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Maybank Investment Bank, where he played a pivotal role in driving its investment banking business.

Dato’ Fad’l began his career as a lawyer at Messrs Rashid & Lee in 1991 before joining the Securities Commission in 1993. Thereafter, he moved to Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, an investment banking firm. In 2004, Dato’ Fad’l founded Maestro Capital Sdn. Bhd., a licensed corporate finance adviser advising on mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and IPOs, until 2015 when he joined Maybank Investment Bank.

Dato’ Fad’l holds a Master of Business Administration from Imperial College London, UK and a Bachelor of Law (Honours) degree from the University of London, UK. In addition, he holds a Certified Diploma in Accounting & Finance from the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. He is also a Fellow Chartered Banker with the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers, and is currently the Deputy President of the Kuala Lumpur Business Club.


Managing Director, Group Community Banking

Jeffrey Ng was appointed as the Managing Director, Group Community Banking on 1 July 2021.

In his current role, Jeffrey is responsible to lead the Group towards achieving our aspiration of becoming a true Community Bank, providing a seamless experience for individuals and SME customers. He will be responsible to ensure the Bank remains at the forefront in terms of asset size, deposit balances, wealth business, profitability and market share, leveraging on all available sales channels across the country and our on-going pursuit to digitise customer journeys.

He has close to 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, focusing particularly in the management of the SME segment. Prior to his current role, Jeffrey has been Head, Group Business & Transaction Banking since 18 December 2017.

Jeffrey is a qualified Chartered Accountant and spent the early part of his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers covering assurance. He is also a chartered member of The Malaysian Institute of Accountants, The Association of the Chartered Certified Accountants of the United Kingdom and a Chartered Banker with the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers.


Managing Director, Group International Business & Group Corporate Banking


Wendy Ting was appointed as Managing Director, Group International Business & Corporate Banking on 16 May 2022. In additional to her existing role in managing the Group Corporate Banking portfolio, she will now also oversee and drive the Group’s regional business and operations, which includes Singapore, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos and Brunei.

Wendy currently serves as the Head of the Group’s Corporate Banking division with over 19 years of industry experience in corporate lending, leverage buyouts, syndication as well as capital market-related activities.

Wendy presently manages the 3rd largest loan assets amongst the domestic Banks under the Conventional portfolio apart from maintaining market share as the 2nd largest Islamic/Syariah compliant assets. Her responsibilities also include overseeing and originating corporate lending activities from the Group’s overseas units within the Asean Region (ex Japan). Aside from growing assets, she is also committed to look at building meaningful relationships with the Corporates (predominantly public listed entities) such that the relationship is mutually beneficial to both the financial institution as well as clients.

As part of the Banking Group’s efforts to provide a holistic banking experience to our valued clients, she brings with her a profound understanding of corporate cultures as well as legislations across various sectors/industries as well as regions to drive cross border collaborations within the Group’s network.

Prior to joining RHB, she was the Vice President, Client Coverage and thereafter Vice President, Corporate Banking Division for Maybank Berhad.

Wendy graduated from National University of Malaysia with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a Certified Credit Professional from The Council of the Institute of Bankers Malaysia. She also graduates from Executive Development Program, Chicago Booth, Executive Education.


Managing Director, RHB Islamic Bank

Dato’ Adissadikin Ali joined RHB Banking Group on 1 July 2016. Effective 1 August 2016, Dato’ Adissadikin assumed the role of Managing Director, RHB Islamic Bank

Dato’ Adissadikin’s responsibilities include leading, managing and growing the Islamic Banking and Shariah Business within the Group.

Dato’ Adissadikin has more than 20 years of experience in financial services industry having held senior positions in Bank Islam Malaysia and AlKhair International Islamic Bank Berhad. Prior to joining RHB, he was the Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer at Export- Import Bank Malaysia Berhad.

He holds an MBA (Finance), University of Malaya and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business (Banking and Finance), Monash University, Australia. Amongst his other qualifications are Diploma in Investment Analysis, University Teknologi MARA (“UiTM”), Malaysia and an Advanced Management Program (“AMP”), Harvard Business School, Boston, USA. He is also a Chartered Banker, Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers, (“AICB”), Chartered Banker, Chartered Banker Institute, UK and Chartered Professional in Islamic Finance, Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals, Malaysia.

Dato’ Adissadikin holds external memberships in the Board of Industry Advisors, Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya, Board of Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia (“IBFIM”) and is the President and Council Member, Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia (“AIBIM”).


Managing Director, RHB Insurance Berhad


Oliver Tan Chuan Li was appointed as Managing Director, RHB Insurance Berhad on 21 February 2022.

In his role, Oliver will be primarily responsible to lead, strategize and maximize returns of the Group’s Insurance portfolio.

Oliver brings with him 22 years of experience within the insurance industry locally and regionally. Prior to joining RHB Insurance Berhad, he held various senior positions which includes as Chief Executive Officer at MPI Generali Insurans Berhad, Swiss Reinsurance Company Limited in Kuala Lumpur and Head of Kuala Lumpur branch, managing business operations in Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Brunei and Myanmar. He had also held various senior positions in AIU Insurance Company Limited in Shanghai and AXA General Insurance Hong Kong Limited.

He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Staffordshire Polytechnic in United Kingdom and a Certificate in Legal Practice (“CLP”) from University Malaya in Malaysia. He is also a Fellow of Malaysia Insurance Institute since 2017.


Acting Group Chief Financial Officer


Phuah Shok Cheng was appointed as Acting Group Chief Financial Officer on 1 January 2024. Shok Cheng leads Group Finance and ensures the effectiveness of the various finance functions across the Group, including budgeting, reporting, capital and balance sheet management, taxation and procurement.

Shok Cheng joined the Group in May 2014 as Head, Group Capital & Balance Sheet Management. Prior to joining RHB, she was attached to Arthur Andersen & Co, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and a regional financial institution, in different locations including London, Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia.

Shok Cheng graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from Lincoln University, New Zealand, is a Certified Public Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“MICPA”) and a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”), as well as a Certified Chartered Banker of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB). She also actively participates in the Women in Leadership League (“W.I.L.L.”) Programme.


Group Chief Risk Officer

Dr Chong Han Hwee was appointed as the Group Chief Risk Officer of the RHB Banking Group on 28 September 2020. He is responsible for the effective management of Group-wide Risk Management across credit, operations, market and Shariah. He also oversees the development of risk management benchmarked with good practices within the industry.

Prior to joining RHB, Dr Chong was a Partner in EY Malaysia where he headed the Financial Services Risk Management function.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce in Economics and Finance from Curtin University of Technology, Australia and earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics from Curtin University (formerly known as Curtin University of Technology), Australia.


Group Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer


Ryan Teoh was appointed as Acting Group Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer on 20 June 2022, an expansion to his previous role as Head of Strategy since October 2019.

He is responsible for driving the Group’s strategic priorities, charting and maintaining the course of the Group’s long term strategy (TWP24), pursuing strategic partnerships / joint-ventures / M&A for inorganic growth, and driving an uptick in the use of analytics within the Group. He is also focused on seeding innovation and nurturing Digital as a competitive advantage for the Group – this includes the operationalisation of the Group’s upcoming Digital Bank in partnership with Boost.

Ryan has more than 15 years of experience helping companies across South East Asia develop growth strategies, pursue new digital business opportunities, unlock value via customer analytics, and build future-ready workforces. Prior to joining RHB, Ryan was a strategy consulting Director at Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company), a global strategy consulting business within the PwC network.

Ryan holds a Master in Business Administration from INSEAD and a Bachelor of Science (1st Class Hons) in Computing from Staffordshire University, United Kingdom.


Group Chief Operations Officer


David Chong was appointed as Group Chief Operations Officer (“GCOO”) on 2 February 2021. As GCOO, David oversees the overall RHB Banking Group’s operations within Malaysia and ASEAN to achieve excellence, continued improvement and optimization across the Group’s operation functions including credit operations, treasury operations, banking and payment operations, as well as branch operations support, and property services. He also oversees the customer contact centre operations and services of the Bank branches, and provides leadership in driving customer experience and operational excellence strategy and programmes Group-wide, which includes initiatives on robotic process automation.

Prior to his current role, David was the Chief Operations Officer of RHB Bank. He has more than 25 years of experience in various global consulting organisations and Malaysian financial services institutions. He has held various leadership roles in business and marketing and his extensive experience also includes diversified roles in operational transformation, programme management, strategic planning, analytics and customer relationship management.

David is a Chartered Certified Accountant with an MBA from Strathclyde University, United Kingdom.


Group Chief Sustainability & Communications Officer


Norazzah Sulaiman was appointed Group Chief Sustainability & Communications Officer (GCSCO) in May 2022, expanding her previous role as Group Chief Communications Officer.

As GCSCO, Norazzah drives the execution and implementation of RHB Banking Group’s Sustainability and Climate Action Strategy, in addition to her existing role in leading and managing the Group’s strategic communications function. In her role as the Group Chief Sustainability Officer, she will drive the integration of environment, social and governance (ESG) considerations within the Group’s business and decision-making process.

Norazzah is also the CEO of RHB Foundation, a position she has held since 2017. Within this role, she leads the Group’s community engagement and development initiatives, focusing on the underserved and underprivileged members of the community with an emphasis on children and youth. This is achieved through RHB Foundation’s two pillars – ‘Nurturing Future Generations’ and ‘Lifting Communities’.

Norazzah has been with RHB Banking Group since 2003. She brings with her a wealth of experience having held various senior positions, including in Legal Advisory, Compliance, Governance, HR, Marketing and Corporate Communications.

Norazzah graduated from the University of Warwick, with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB).


Group Chief Technology Officer


Kwang Leh was appointed as Group Chief Technology Officer on 1 April 2023. He will drive the Group’s technology transformation under the TWP24 programme, supporting the Group’s growth trajectory. Through the technology transformation, he aims to modernize RHB’s IT capabilities and improve the Bank’s overall competitiveness and service excellence.


Kwang Leh joined the Group in 2014 as the Head of IT Strategy and Enterprise Architecture and was subsequently appointed as the Head of Group Technology Services. He brings with him over 25 years of experience in IT that includes core banking integration, IT strategy and planning, enterprise architecture, data and information management, IT security, technology risk management and IT governance.

Prior to joining RHB, he spent 13 years with Accenture as a technology consultant delivering IT projects and advisory across various industries. He started his career as a software engineer.

Kwang Leh graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronic Engineering from University of Southampton, United Kingdom.


Group Chief People Officer


Wan Mariah  was appointed as the Group Chief People Officer on 1 April 2023. She will drive and implement human capital efforts that effectively support the Group’s mission and strategic vision. Mariah is responsible for leading the development and implementation of all human capital initiatives across the Group, becoming a strategic business advisor regarding key organizational and management matters.


She will also be leading and continuously elevating internal HR capability to support the Group’s strategic goals, overseeing areas of talent acquisition, succession planning, retention, leadership development, rewards and performance, both locally and regionally.

Wan Mariah brings with her over 20 years of HR experience from various industries such as FMCG and retail, she has successfully led HR teams in achieving organizational goals, through a keen sense of balancing business needs with talent management. Prior to joining RHB, she was the HR Director – Transformation and Enabling Functions for Coca-Cola BIG, where she was accountable for driving and implementing talent and people side of change & adoption strategy. Mariah joined RHB in July 2022 as Head, Agile and HR Centre of Excellence.