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Datuk Mohd Hashim Hassan

Datuk Mohd Hashim Hassan obtained a Bachelor degree in Agricultural Science (Honours) from the University of Malaya, a Masters degree in Food Science from the Michigan State University, United States and a Masters degree in Business Administration from the Ohio University, United States.

He started his career as a Food Technology Officer in Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI) from 1970. He served MARDI for 15 years until 1985 by holding various posts which were Principle Research Officer and Director of the Food Technology Division.

Later, he joined Kumpulan FIMA Berhad as a General Manager for 5 years and in 1990, Datuk Mohd Hashim was appointed as the Executive Director of Fima Metal Box before serving Kedah State Development Corporation in 1993 to 1996 as its Chief Executive Officer. At the same time, he was appointed the Managing Director of Kulim Technology Park Corporation from 1994 to 1996 and the Executive Chairman of Bina Darulaman Berhad till 1997.

Datuk Mohd Hashim joined Putrajaya Holdings Sdn. Bhd. as its Chief Executive Officer and Director in 1996 and was appointed Chairman of the company in 2003. He was also appointed as Chairman of Padiberas Nasional Berhad from 2004 to 2006 and Chairman of Juta Asia Properties Sdn. Bhd. from 2005 to 2009. He was a member of the Investment Committee and subsequently Director of Employees Provident Fund Board from 2005 to 2008 and Amanah Raya Berhad from 2005 to 2011.

With the vast experience he has both in private companies as well as government linked corporations, he was appointed as a Chairman of Amanah Raya Development Sdn Bhd and Amanah Raya Hartanah Sdn Bhd. since 2005 till present. He has been an asset to the industry as he is now the Chairman of EXIM Bank since 2008.

Dato' Adissadikin Ali
President/Chief Executive Officer

Dato’ Adissadikin Ali holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (Finance) from University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, a Bachelor Degree in Business (Banking & Finance) from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia and Diploma in Investment Analysis, UiTM, Shah Alam.

Dato’ Adissadikin started his career as the Management Trainee Executive with Renong Berhad in 1995. During his 4-year tenor with the Group, he served various departments within a few subsidiaries of the Group namely Prolink Development Sdn Bhd, HBN Management Sdn. Bhd. and Projek Lebuhraya Utara Selatan Berhad in the areas of corporate finance, internal audit, sales and marketing and project management.

In April 1999, he joined Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad and served the national asset management corporation for four years in the areas of Non-Performing Loans (NPLs) Recovery and Corporate Recovery & Reconstruction. In March 2003, Dato’ Adissadikin joined Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad as the Special Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer and later became the Head of Corporate Planning in January 2005.

In June 2005, he joined Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad as Assistant General Manager, Managing Director’s Office. In 2006, he was promoted to assume the position of Chief Financial Officer cum General Manager, Special Projects. He was responsible for managing NPL carving-out and bank-wide cost rationalization program in Bank Islam.

Prior to his appointment as the MD/CEO of EXIM Bank in September 2010, Dato’ Adissadikin was the Chief Operating Officer of EXIM Bank since 2008. Currently, he is also a Director of Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), Malaysia Export Credit Insurance Berhad (MECIB), Pengkalan Megaria Sdn Bhd, Morning Glory Co. Ltd and Masceana Co. Ltd.

Zakaria Ismail

Zakaria Ismail holds a Master of Arts in Economics and Master in Business Administration from Boston University, USA. Graduated with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from University of Malaya, he is also an Associate of The Institute of Bankers, London. Beginning his career in 1974 with Bank Negara Malaysia in the Banking Supervision Department, he was temporarily attached to the South-East Asia Group International Monetary Fund, Washington DC, USA as Assistant to the Executive Director between 1984 to 1986.

Between 1986 to 2002, he assumed various positions at various departments within Bank Negara Malaysia from Economics, Banking, Investment, Insurance Supervision and Insurance Regulation, holding positions from Manager, Deputy Director and Director. He was also a Director of Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad from 1995 to 1996 and The Malaysian Insurance Institute from 1999 to 2001. From 2002 to 2004, he was seconded as Managing Director for the Entrepreneurs Rehabilitation Fund, a fund established by Bank Negara Malaysia to assist small and medium entrepreneurs. Subsequently, he was seconded as Director of Training and Administration for the South East Asia Central Bank Training and Research Centre (The SEACEN Centre) till November 2007. Zakaria was appointed as a Director of EXIM Bank in September 2008. Currently he is also a Director of Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Berhad.

Dato' Rosli Mohamed Nor

Dato' Rosli Mohamed Nor holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Brighton University, United Kingdom.

He began his career in 1982 as a Design Engineer with Engineering and Environmental Consultants Sdn. Bhd. He held various positions in the design firm before joining United Engineers (M) Bhd. in 1988 as a Senior Manager.

In 1992, he started his own construction business by forming Benar Antara Sdn. Bhd., a PKK Class A, CIDB G7 registered Bumiputera Contractor. The company undertook various projects that include highways, LRT tunnels, water reservoirs, rail lines and many others. The company has since been sold to a public listed company, but he remained as their Managing Director till 2000.

Then onwards he moved on to develop new businesses, of which he has shareholdings in KMK Plus Sdn. Bhd. (construction), Landas Idaman Sdn. Bhd. (property development), Guomara Sdn. Bhd. (coal trader) and a few others.

Presently he is also the Business Development Director of a company wholly owned by TRC Synergy Berhad, listed on Bursa Malaysia. Dato' Rosli was appointed as a Director of EXIM Bank in September 2009.

Dato' Agil Natt

Dato’ Agil Natt holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics (Hons) degree from Brunel University, London and a Master of Science in Finance degree from the CASS Business School, London. He also attended the Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School in the United States of America.

He started his career as Corporate Finance Manager with Bumiputra Merchant Bankers Berhad in 1977 before serving as Senior General Manager (Finance) at Island & Peninsular Bhd. in 1982. He was also the Regional Chief Representative of Kleinwort Benson Ltd before joining Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank). Dato’ Agil Natt served the Maybank Group in various capacities including as Senior General Manager, Corporate Banking, Chief Executive Officer of Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad (now known as Maybank Investment Bank Berhad) and Executive Director/Deputy President of Maybank.

From 2006 until his retirement in 2011, Dato’ Agil Natt served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF), The Global University of Islamic Finance, set up by Bank Negara Malaysia.

He currently sits on the Boards of Cagamas Berhad and Sogo (KL) Department Store Sdn. Bhd. He is also a Member of the Board of Trustees of Yayasan Tun Abdul Razak. Dato’ Agil Natt was appointed as a Director of EXIM Bank in February 2012.

Dato' Dr. Mohmad Isa Hussain

Dato’ Dr. Mohmad Isa Hussain graduated with a PhD in Finance from University Putra Malaysia. He also holds an MBA in Finance from the University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bachelor of Economics (Honours) (Applied Statistics) from the University of Malaya and a Diploma in Public Management from National Institute of Public Administration.

He commenced his career as Assistant Director in the Prime Minister’s Department in 1983 before serving as Assistant Director in the Economic Planning Unit of Pahang in 1985. He has held various positions in the Ministry of Finance, including Assistant Secretary in the Government Procurement Division in 1990, Senior Assistant Director of the Budget Management Division in 1995 and Deputy Undersecretary of Investment of MKD (Inc.) and the Privatisation Division in 2004. He moved to the Ministry of Transport Malaysia in 2008 as Deputy Secretary General (Operation) before he was appointed as Head of the Public Land Transportation Commission in 2009.

Currently, he is the Deputy Under Secretary of Investment of MKD (Inc.) and the Privatisation Division in the Ministry of Finance Malaysia. He is also on the board of directors of Felcra Bhd., Asset Global Network Sdn. Bhd., K.L International Airport Bhd., Penang Port Holdings Bhd., Pelaburan Hartanah Bhd., Syarikat Jaminan Pembiayaan Perniagaan Bhd., Syarikat Jaminan Kredit Perumahan Bhd., Dana Infra Nasional Bhd. and Prokhas Sdn. Bhd. Dato’ Dr. Isa was appointed as a Director of EXIM Bank in May 2011.

Nik Najib Husain

Nik Najib Husain holds B. A. Econs. (Hons) from University of Malaya and Masters in Public Administration from University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.

He started his career as a Principal Assistant Secretary, Finance Division, Federal Treasury, Ministry of Finance, Malaysia from 1973 to 1990 and has served a position of Senior Manager, Corporate Banking Department and Assistant General Manager, International Banking, Malayan Banking Berhad, Malaysia from 1990 to 1999.

Nik Najib was the Deputy Director, Trade Finance & Promotion Department of the Jeddah based, Islamic Development Bank IDB and was appointed as the Advisor to the CEO, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC-subsidiary of the IDB Group) from May 1999 to December 2008 prior to his retirement. Nik Najib was appointed as a Director of EXIM Bank in June 2011.

Ismail Mahbob

Ismail Mahbob holds a Diploma in Marketing from Chartered Institute of Marketing and an Associate Chartered Islamic Finance Professionals (ACIFP), Malaysia.

Ismail has extensive experience in insurance, reinsurance and retakaful. He started his insurance career in 1977 as a broker. He joined Progressive Insurance Sdn. Bhd. and served the company at various managerial positions from 1979 to 1988 after which he moved to American Malaysian Insurance as an Assistant General Manager overseeing the company’s branch operations nationwide. In 1990, Ismail left to join Malene Insurance Brokers as a Senior Broker where he headed the Non-Energy Section for six years before he joined Labuan Reinsurance (L) Ltd., in 1997 as a Senior Vice President.

He spent 10 years in Labuan Reinsurance (L) Ltd and was entrusted with developing new markets covering countries in the Indian SubContinent, the African continent and the Middle East inclusive of Turkey. He also headed the Retakaful Division of Labuan Reinsurance and at the same time the Company’s business participation at Lloyd’s of London.

From 2007 to May 2012, Ismail served as President and Chief Executive Officer of MNRB Retakaful Berhad. Ismail was appointed a Director of EXIM Bank Malaysia in September 2012.

Wong Seng Foo

Mr. Wong Seng Foo has been the Senior Director of Economic and Trade Relations Division of MITI since 2009. Prior to his current position in MITI, he was also Senior Director of Trade Policy and FTA Negotiations Coordination, Principal Assistant Director of Multilateral Trade Relations in which he was responsible for WTO/GATT affairs.

As Assistant Director in the International Trade Division, as well as in the Industrial Development Division respectively he worked on Malaysia’s participation in intra –ASEAN economic cooperation initiatives.

Mr. Wong Seng Foo holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Henley Management College/Brunel University, United Kingdom.  He is also a graduate  from University of Malaya and holds a Diploma in Marketing from Chartered Institute, Marketing (UK).