Securities Commission Malaysia Makes New Leadership Appointments

Securities Commission Malaysia Makes New Leadership Appointments

by July 4, 2022

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) announced that it has made four new senior appointments that took effect on 1 July 2022.

The SC has appointed Datin Azalina Adham as Executive Director of newly created business group Strategy and Policy. Leveraging her vast experience in the financial and capital markets, Azalina will help drive the SC’s strategic direction in a number of critical areas including corporate planning, risk management and international relations to further develop the capital market.

Additionally, the SC has also appointed media and communications specialist Datuk Seri Abdul Jalil Hamid as Executive Director, Strategic Communications and Chairman’s Office with a primary role of sharpening the SC’s engagement and communication strategy with key stakeholders.

Meanwhile, Dr Wong Huei Ching was promoted to Executive Director, Digital Strategy & Innovation. SC said that her appointment serves to further the potential of digital and innovation towards shaping a capital market that is more inclusive and sustainable for businesses and investors. Dr Wong joined the SC in 2017 and has led several key functions such as corporate planning and strategy. She was instrumental in the development of the Capital Market Masterplan 3.

In addition, the SC has also appointed a new Director of Enforcement, Encik Budiman Lutfi Mohamed. This is in line with a long history of appointments to the SC from the Attorney General’s Chambers. Budiman will lead the SC’s investigation, prosecution and civil enforcement work.

Dato’ Seri Dr Awang Adek Hussin.

Dato’ Seri Dr Awang Adek Hussin

“I am pleased to welcome the new appointments to the executive team.

 

Their combined wealth of knowledge and experience, drawn from the public and private sectors, will further strengthen the SC’s capabilities and effectiveness to promote market growth and integrity in a rapidly evolving environment that embraces sustainability, competition and innovation,”

said Dato’ Seri Dr Awang Adek Hussin, Chairman of the SC.