MAYBANK ISLAMIC CEO WINS ISLAMIC BANKER OF THE YEAR AWARD

16 Jul 2013 07:54

KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 (Bernama) -- Maybank Islamic Bhd Chief Executive Officer Muzaffar Hisham has bagged the Islamic Banker of The Year Award for his outstanding contribution in developing Islamic finance, regionally.

The award was given by Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2013.

"Muzaffar, who joined Maybank Islamic Bhd in 2011, with over 10 years experience in the industry played an important role in growing Maybank group's Islamic banking business," said Maybank Islamic Bhd in a statement.

Together with this award, Maybank Islamic Bhd had won two others awards which are Best Islamic Retail Bank, Malaysia and Best Islamic Trade Finance Bank for the third consecutive year.

"We would like to thank the Asset for recognizing our hard work and efforts," said Muzaffar.

Maybank Islamic Bhd, currently the leading Islamic Bank in Asean and the largest Islamic Bank in Malaysia, secured its leadership position by showing robust double-digit growth rates in financing, deposits and in asset size, now standing at RM90 billion.

"With the strategic leadership of the board and efforts of all employees, Maybank Islamic has truly become the region's Islamic financial services leader," he added.

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