Syahrul Ishak Takes Helm as CEO at Al Rajhi Malaysia

Syahrul Ishak Takes Helm as CEO at Al Rajhi Malaysia

by May 13, 2024

Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia, has appointed Mohd Syahrul Ishak as its new Chief Executive Officer, starting 13 May 2024.

The appointment follows the resignation of the former CEO, Arsalaan (Oz) Ahmed. In the interim, Chief Risk Officer Muhammed Uzman Muhammed Faleel had filled the CEO role.

Mohd Syahrul Ishak comes to the position with over two decades of experience in the banking and finance sector.

He has previously held significant roles including Managing Director and Regional Head of Cash Management at CIMB Bank, and prior to that, as Managing Director and Regional Head of Consumer Banking at CIMB Islamic.

John Roger Winfield

John Roger Winfield

Chairman John Roger Winfield said,

“We are excited to welcome Syahrul to alrajhi bank Malaysia.

 

His accomplished career in banking, marked by strategic leadership, transformational drive, and operational excellence positions him perfectly to guide the Bank’s continued growth and success.”

Mohd Syahrul Ishak

Mohd Syahrul Ishak

Syahrul said,

“I am honored to lead this esteemed Islamic banking institution. alrajhi bank Malaysia has undergone a remarkable transformation, and I’m committed to further strengthening our position.

 

We will continue to deliver innovative Shariah-compliant solutions, catering to the evolving financial needs of our customers, employees, and communities.”