KUALA LUMPUR, 15 March 2016 – Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Berhad (EXIM Bank Malaysia) today announced the appointment of Puan Norzilah Mohammed as its new President/Chief Executive Officer with effect from 8 March 2016. Prior to this appointment, Puan Norzilah was the Chief Operating Officer since January 2015.
Puan Norzilah Mohammed started her career with EXIM Bank Malaysia in December 2008 as the Head of Recovery Team. In 2010, she was promoted to become the Chief Credit Officer and subsequently moved to be the Chief Risk Officer in 2013.
Puan Norzilah Mohammed has vast exposures and expertise in the area of lending activities in corporate and commercial banking, audit, asset management as well as debt restructuring and recovery. She had served a few organizations prior to EXIM Bank Malaysia namely PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Bank Bumiputra Malaysia Berhad (BBMB), Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad (Danaharta) and Prokhas Sdn. Bhd. (Prokhas).
Puan Norzilah Mohammed’s appointment is well-suited with the current accelerated growth of EXIM Bank Malaysia while maintaining the Bank’s momentum in achieving its vision to be a leading Financial Institution for Cross Border ventures.
Puan Norzilah Mohammed holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration majoring in Accounting from California State University, Sacramento, United States. She is also a graduate of Women’s Director Programme from National Institute for the Empowerment of Women (NIEW) besides being a member of Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).
EXIM Bank welcomes the appointment of Puan Norzilah Mohammed as the new President/Chief Executive Officer to continue and take EXIM Bank to greater heights.