Management Team

Mohd Din Merican
President & Group Chief Executive Officer

MOHD DIN MERICAN is President & Group Chief Executive Officer of MNRB Holdings Berhad.  He obtained Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He is an Associate Member of The Malaysian Insurance Institute since 1991. His more than twenty-nine (29) years' experience in the insurance industry began in 1985 when he joined one of Malaysia´s general insurance companies. Since then he has held key management positions in various insurance, insurance broking and reinsurance firms including being the Principal Officer & General Manager of SCOR Switzerland Ltd, Labuan Branch. Prior to joining MNRB, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Etiqa Insurance Berhad. Formerly member of Management Committee of Persatuan Insurans Am Malaysia, National Insurance Association of Malaysia and President of Life Insurance Association of Malaysia. Also a Director of Malaysian Re, MRT, Takaful IKHLAS, Labuan Re, MRDL and Motordata Research Consortium Sdn. Bhd.

 

Norazman Hashim
Executive Vice President & Group Chief Financial Officer/Company Secretary

NORAZMAN HASHIM is the Executive Vice President & Group Chief Financial Officer/Company Secretary of MNRB. He obtained his Masters degree in Business Administration from the Cranfield School of Management, United Kingdom in 1990. He is also a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), United Kingdom and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He joined the then Malaysian National Reinsurance Berhad in 1985 and was appointed as its Financial Controller and Company Secretary in 1994. He was subsequently transferred to Malaysian Re on 1 April 2005 and promoted to General Manager to head the Corporate Services Division, comprising Administration, Legal & Secretarial, Corporate Communications, Human Capital Management and Finance Departments in June 2005. He was transferred to MNRB on 1 April 2008 and assumed his current position. He is also a Director of MSSB and the Company Secretary of Malaysian Re, MRT, MRDL and Takaful IKHLAS.

Ahkter Abdul Manan
Senior Vice President & Group Chief Investment Officer

AHKTER ABDUL MANAN is the Senior Vice President & Group Chief Investment Officer of MNRB. He graduated from the University of Science, Malaysia with a Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) degree majoring in Management and an Economics minor. He is responsible for the overall investment, property and administration division of MNRB Group. He started his career in the Investment and Securities Department (IVS) of Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad (MIMB) in 1987 as an Investment Analyst. In 1991, he was promoted to Manager, Head of IVS and in 1995 to Assistant General Manager. He was subsequently promoted to General Manager of IVS in 1997. He was then seconded to MIDF Aberdeen Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. (MIDF Aberdeen), which he set up in 1998. On 1 January 2001, he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MIDF Aberdeen. He joined Asia Unit Trust Berhad (AUTB) on 1 September 2004 as Chief Executive Officer following the transfer of business of MIDF Aberdeen to Amanah SSCM Asset Management Berhad. He left AUTB on 16 July 2007 to join MNRB on 17 July 2007. In total, he brings along to the Company more than twenty- seven (27) years of experience in the Asset Management industry.

Azlan A. Azizee
Senior Vice President & Group Chief Information Officer

AZLAN A. AZIZEE graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, USA in 1984 and Masters of Science in Information Systems Technology from The George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA in 1986. He joined the then Malaysian National Reinsurance Berhad in 1987 as an IT Executive. He held positions of increasing responsibility in the ensuing years at the Company and was also involved in the implementation of IT initiatives for the insurance industry. He is currently the Senior Vice President & Group Chief Information Officer responsible for leadership of the Company’s information technology strategy, management and operations. He assumed the current position at MNRB on 1 April 2005.

Ahmad Ruhaizad Hashim
Senior Vice President & Group Chief Strategy Officer

AHMAD RUHAIZAD HASHIM is the Senior Vice President & Group Chief Strategy Officer of MNRB. He graduated in 1990 with a Bachelor of Economics and Accounting Degree from the University of Leeds, England. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) since 1995 as well as a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He brings almost twenty-one (21) years of experience in corporate management and advisory services. His career started in 1991 when he joined Arthur Andersen as an auditor. He served Arthur Andersen for more than five (5) years until 1996 when he left to join KUB Malaysia Berhad. He then rejoined Arthur Andersen in 1999 to head the Kuala Terengganu branch operation. In 2002, he joined Putrajaya Holdings Sdn. Bhd. as the Head of the Corporate Planning Department. He joined MNRB on 2 January 2008.

Romie Khalid
Senior Vice President & Group Chief Internal Auditor

ROMIE KHALID is the Senior Vice President & Group Chief Internal Auditor of MNRB. He graduated in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science (Economics), majoring in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics & Political Science. He started his career as an auditor with Arthur Andersen in 1997, where he served in the financial services group of the audit division. In 2003, he joined the then Malaysian National Reinsurance Berhad as an Executive in the Finance Department. He was then transferred to the Risk Management Department in 2004 to take up the role as the Risk Management Officer (RMO). On 1 April 2005, he was transferred to Malaysian Re, serving Malaysian Re’s RMO. Subsequently on 1 August 2007, he was transferred back to MNRB and assumed his current position on 7 August 2007.

Dr Ali Azizan Mohamad
Senior Vice President & Head of Human Capital Management

DR. ALI AZIZAN MOHAMAD is the Senior Vice President & Head of Human Capital Management of MNRB since 1 December 2011. He is an experienced professional with more than twenty-one (21) years of experience in Organizational Development, Human Capital Management and Leadership Development. He has been extensively involved in the Design and Development of Competency-Based HR Applications, Leadership Development and Talent Management. He has served as feedback coach to Senior Executives in both private and public sectors across the Asia Region. His expertise lies in designing and facilitating HR and Leadership Development Programs. Dr Ali Azizan spent more than ten (10) years in Senior Management positions in Human Resources in Telekom Malaysia Berhad and Maybank. In this role, he provided Management Direction and Change Leadership on Organizational issues, structure and strategy to meet the Business Unit Objectives and in implementing Human Resources policies, processes, initiatives and programs. Prior to joining MNRB, he was the Director of Programs, International Centre for Leadership in Finance (ICLIF). A HR Professional and Leadership Development Specialist by profession, he graduated with degrees in Sciences from Northern Illinois University, University of Illinois and University of Southern California and a PhD from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

Sharmini Perampalam
Senior Vice President & Head of Finance

SHARMINI PERAMPALAM is the Senior Vice President & Head of Finance of MNRB. She holds an Honours degree in Accountancy from Universiti Putra Malaysia and is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. She joined Malaysian National Reinsurance Berhad in 1995 as an Internal Audit Executive and moved up the ranks to Manager before being transferred to the Finance Department. She was promoted to her current position as Senior Vice President & Head of Finance in 2011. With the MNRB Group for more than eighteen (18) years, she brings with her a wealth of experience from financial and audit procedures to corporate and operations management. 

Lena Abd Latif
Senior Vice President & Head of Legal & Secretarial and Company Secretary

LENA ABD LATIF is the Senior Vice President & Head of Legal & Secretarial and Company Secretary of MNRB. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from the International Islamic University, Malaysia and has been called to the Malaysian Bar. She joined the then Malaysian National Reinsurance Berhad in 2003 as Manager, Legal & Secretarial and was appointed as its Company Secretary in February, 2004. She was promoted to her current position as Senior Vice President & Head of Legal & Secretarial in 2011. She has over twenty-one (21) years of working experience in both legal practice and corporate firms. She was employed by Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd as its legal advisor in 1991 and thereafter, as the General Manager, Corporate Affairs /Group Company Secretary at Land & General Berhad between 1993 and 2000.She is the Company Secretary of Malaysian Re, MRT, Takaful IKHLAS and MSSB.

YM Raja Zalman Tuah Raja Izzaham
Senior Vice President & Group Chief Risk Management and Compliance Officer

RAJA ZALMAN TUAH is the Senior Vice President & Group Chief Risk Management and Compliance Officer of MNRB. He is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), United Kingdom and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).He joined MNRB in 2006 as an Executive in the Internal Audit Department. He held positions of increasing responsibility in the ensuing years at the Company before being promoted as the Deputy Group Chief Internal Auditor in 2011. He assumed his current position on 9 October 2014 and has over fifteen (15) years of working experience.