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Maybank†Islamic CEO Mohamed Rafique Appointed IBFIM Chairman
Last update: 29/03/2018

KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 (Bernama) --†Maybank†Islamic Bhd Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Datuk†Mohamed Rafique Merican,†has been appointed Chairman of the Islamic Banking and Finance Institute of Malaysia's (IBFIM) board of directors†effective yesterday.

In a statement today, the bank†said†Mohamed Rafique†took†over the post†from BIMB Holdings Bhd's former CEO Datuk Seri Zukri Samat.

"As Malaysia aspires to become an international Shariah-compliant financial hub, no doubt†the industry needs to continue producing industry-ready professionals, and IBFIM will continue to raise the skills and knowledge of the human capital in the Islamic banking industry," said Mohamed Rafique.

IBFIM is a lifelong learning institution which specialises in industry technical certifications and devoted to supply a pool of Islamic finance professionals.



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