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PUBLISHED: Dec 14, 2015 5:35pm

HSBC Amanah ex-CEO to head CIMB Islamic



Newly-appointed CIMB Islamic Bank CEO Mohamed Rafe Mohamed Haneef. - Pic courtesy of CIMB Group

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KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 14, 2015: 

The former chief executive officer at HSBC Amanah Malaysia Bhd, Mohamed Rafe Mohamed Haneef, will soon head CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd.

In a statement today, CIMB Group Holdings Bhd said Rafe will assume his new post on Jan 4 next year as CEO and executive director of CIMB Islamic Bank and CEO of Group Islamic Banking Division.

“Rafe is a proven leader, with a deep and broad understanding of Islamic banking, having been an Islamic banker for the last 15 years and worked in multiple financial centres around the world,” said CIMB group CEO Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Aziz Tengku Abdul Aziz.

He added that Rafe brings with him a wealth of experience having held key business and functional positions
in three global banks, an international asset management company and a legal firm – having worked in major financial markets including London, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur.

Rafe holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the International Islamic University Malaysia and a master’s degree in International Finance and Securities Law from the Harvard Law School.

Also read: CIMB Islamic Bank CEO resigns



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