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RHB Expands Dr. Siew’s Role as Its Group Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer

RHB Banking Group announced that it has appointed Dr. Siew Chan Cheong as its Group Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, an expansion to his previous role of Group Chief Strategy Officer. This is in line with RHB’s drive to boost

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Fintech Association of Malaysia Names Policystreet Co-founder as New President

The Fintech Association of Malaysia (FAOM) has elected Wilson Beh as the new president of FAOM for its 2022/2023 term at its recent fifth Annual Grand Meeting (AGM). Wilson is the Co-founder of Malaysian based insurtech firm PolicyStreet and was

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Bursa Partners CIMB to Boost ESG Adoption Among Malaysian Listed Companies

Bursa Malaysia and CIMB Group has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to accelerate the adoption of environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices among Malaysian Public Listed Companies (PLCs) through the #financing4ESG initiative. Through this MoU, CIMB will become

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BNM and SC Calls for Financial Institutions to Ramp up Response to Climate Change

The Joint Committee on Climate Change (JC3) has emphasized the need for the financial sector to strengthen its response to climate change. Established in 2019, JC3 is chaired by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and the Securities Commission Malaysia with other members

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Dennis Martin Retires as CTOS’ Group CEO

Credit reporting agency CTOS Digital announced in a Bursa filing last Friday that its Group CEO Dennis Martin will be retiring from his position and will serve as Vice Chairman to the board effective 1st May 2022. Dennis joined CTOS

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Ng Wei Wei Promoted to Be UOB Malaysia’s First Female CEO

UOB Malaysia announced that it will appoint Ng Wei Wei as its first female Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective 1 May 2022 onwards. She will succeed Wong Kim Choong, who will relinquish the position after leading the bank since 2012.

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Digital Penang Fintech Hackathon Announces the Winners

The Digital Penang Fintech Hackathon, a collaborative initiative of Digital Penang with its partners Finexus and Touch ‘n Go Digital, has announced the winners for 2021. The winning team is 404 Not Found for its charity cloud e-wallet, which turns

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Bank Negara Malaysia Appoints Suhaimi Ali as Assistant Governor

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has announced the appointment of Suhaimi Ali as Assistant Governor effective 1 April 2022 onwards. Suhaimi joined BNM in 1998 after graduating from the University of Notre Dame, United States of America. Throughout his career with

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CTOS Appoints Eric Hamburger as Deputy Group CEO to Spearhead Its Digital Strategy

Malaysia’s credit reporting agency CTOS Digital had recently appointed Eric Hamburger as its Deputy Group CEO to bolster its strategic and operational leadership. He will be particularly focused on the emerging areas of data analytics and digital platforms. A 28-year

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Axiata Digital’s RM980 Million Revenue Boosts the Group’s Strong Performance

Axiata Group has closed its financial year ended 31 December 2021 with strong operating performance as Axiata Digital’s revenue almost doubled to RM980 million mainly driven by growth at Boost and ADA. Boost is Axiata’s fintech arm and ADA is

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