Relevant Experience

  • Dato’ Abdul Rahman Ahmad is the Group Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad (“CIMB”) and Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Bank Berhad effective 10th June 2020. 


  • He has more than 20 years of leadership experience across multiple industries where he held Chief Executive Officer positions in well-established organisations such as Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad, Media Prima Berhad, Ekuiti Nasional Berhad and Permodalan Nasional Berhad. Prior to joining CIMB, Dato' Abdul Rahman was with Sime Darby Berhad and Velesto Energy Berhad as Non-Executive Non-Independent Chairman.
  • Dato' Abdul Rahman is currently a council member of Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB), Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC) Leadership Council and a panel member of Kumpulan Wang Amanah Negara, Malaysia’s natural resource fund managed by Bank Negara Malaysia. Besides being a member of the Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM), he is also a committee member of the Joint Committee on Climate Change (JC3).


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  • Chartered Accountant – Member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Malaysia
  • Chartered Accountant - Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW), England
  • Master of Arts (Economics), University of Cambridge, England


Directorship/Relevant Appointments:

Listed Entities

  • Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad
  • Commissioner of PT Bank CIMB Niaga TBK
  • Non-Independent Director of CIMB Thai Bank PCL

Public Entities

  • Chief Executive Officer /Executive Director of CIMB Bank Berhad
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