Press Release

Dato’ Charon Mokhzani Appointed As Chairman Of EXIM Bank Malaysia

8 January 2024

KUALA LUMPUR, 8 January 2024 – Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Berhad (EXIM Bank), is pleased to announce the appointment of Dato’ Charon Wardini Mokhzani as the new Chairman of the Bank. He succeeds Dato’ Azman Mahmud, who ended his term with the Bank late last year.

Dato’ Charon Wardini bin Mokhzani was most recently the Group Managing Director of Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Bhd. Other leadership roles he has held include: founding CEO of Khazanah Research Institute, Executive Director Khazanah Nasional, Deputy CEO of CIMB Group, CEO of CIMB Investment Bank, Chairman CIMB-Principal Asset Management Berhad (now Principal Asset Management Berhad) and Managing Partner of Zaid Ibrahim & Co.

He currently serves on the boards of Yayasan Tuanku Fauziah, Yayasan Tuanku Syed Putra Perlis, and the Kuala Lumpur Business Club, and was on the board of Universiti Putra Malaysia.

He is a Chartered Banker and a Fellow of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers, and a non-practicing barrister of the Middle Temple and advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. He read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Balliol College, University of Oxford, Law at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and was called to the degree of the Utter Bar at the Middle Temple.

His collaborative leadership and guidance within the corporate and commercial ecosystem and rich investment industry know-how will surely place him in good stead to guide the Bank in the right direction, as it fulfils the mandate given to it by the government.

Arshad Ismail, President and Chief Executive Officer of EXIM Bank Malaysia said: “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dato’ Charon Wardini Mokhzani as our new Chairman of the Board. His extensive experience will be an invaluable asset as we navigate the dynamic business landscape. We look forward to collaborating with Dato’ Charon to leverage his expertise, not only in steering our company towards new heights but also enhancing the role of EXIM Bank Malaysia as a development finance institution.”

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About EXIM BANK MALAYSIA

The Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Berhad (EXIM Bank) was incorporated on 29 August 1995 and is wholly-owned by the Government of Malaysia. The Bank has assisted a diverse range of Malaysian business in various sectors in their global ventures.  EXIM Bank takes pride in meeting its mandated role of stimulating and enhancing the competitiveness of Malaysian industries for exports and investments globally via the provisioning of internationally and domestically competitive banking and insurance products and advisory services. The Bank also offers Shariah-compliant financing and Takaful instruments. For more information, visit www.exim.com.my.

For further information, kindly contact:

Azmin Hamzah

Head
Corporate Communication Department
Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Berhad
(EXIM Bank)
Level 1, EXIM Bank,
Jalan Sultan Ismail,
50250 Kuala Lumpur.
T : +603 2601 2371
F : +603 2601 2469
E : azmin@exim.com.my
W : www.exim.com.my

Vino Nair

Assistant VP II
Corporate Communication Department
Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Berhad
(EXIM Bank)
Level 1, EXIM Bank,
Jalan Sultan Ismail,
50250 Kuala Lumpur.
T : +603 2601 2383
F : +603 2601 2469
E : vinodhaninair@exim.com.my
W : www.exim.com.my

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