Governance and Leadership
Tan Sri Dato' Sri Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director/Chairman
Tan Sri Dato' Sri Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Maybank on 2 November 2020.
Tan Sri Dato' Sri Zamzamzairani holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications Engineering from Plymouth Polytechnic, United Kingdom and has completed the Corporate Finance, Strategies for Creating Shareholder Value programme at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, United States of America. He has also attended the Strategic Leadership Programme at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School and the IMD CEO Roundtable at Lausanne, Switzerland in 2013.
He has vast experience spanning more than 30 years in the telecommunication industry, beginning in Telekom Malaysia Berhad (“TM”) where he served for 13 years before assuming key positions in several multinationals such as Global One Communications and Lucent Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, where he was Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”). He returned to TM in 2005 as Senior Vice President, Group Strategy and Technology and was later promoted to CEO, Malaysia Business, before being appointed as the Group CEO and Managing Director in April 2008 until his retirement on 30 April 2017.
Under his leadership, TM launched and successfully rolled out the high speed broadband service in 2010, in a historic collaboration with the Government of Malaysia. He was awarded the Business Person of the Year 2015 at the Asian Academy of Management International Conference, organised by Universiti Sains Malaysia in October 2015. He was also named CEO of the Year 2015 at the Minority Shareholder Watchdog Group’s Annual Corporate Governance Awards ceremony held in December 2015. He was conferred a special individual award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Industry’ at the 2017 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Awards and named the prestigious Telecom CEO of the Year at the 20th Telecom Asia Awards 2017.
Currently, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Zamzamzairani also sits on the board of Malaysia Airlines Berhad, Malaysia Aviation Group Berhad (“MAGB”) and Hijrah Biru Sdn Bhd (a subsidiary of MAGB).
Dato' V. Danapalan
Dato’ V. Danapalan has an exemplary public service record, having held the positions of Deputy Director of National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN), Deputy Secretary General of the Ministry of Social and Community Development, Secretary General of the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment, Senior Vice President of Multimedia Development Corporation (MDC), and Chairman and CEO of Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).
Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir
Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir is known to wear many hats — newspaper columnist, women’s rights and HIV/AIDS activist and TV producer. During the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day in 2011, Datin Paduka Marina was one of only two Malaysian women listed under the 100 Most Inspiring People Delivering for Girls and Women by womendeliver.org.
Recently she was awarded the Chevalier de la Légiond’Honneur, the highest decoration awarded by the French government. Only 8 Malaysians have received this honour.
Ibu Budhi Dyah Sitawati
Indonesian citizen. Independent Commissioner of PT Bank Maybank Indonesia Tbk since 27 August 2010 (received BI approval on 1 April 2011). Her carrier began as Auditor at Public Accountant Firm (KAP) Drs. Utomo & Co. (SGV/Arthur Andersen) (1982-1984). She continued as an auditor at Price Waterhouse Sydney, Australia and then at Price Waterhouse Jakarta/KAP Drs Hadi Sutanto & Rekan (1986-1989). Then she changed to tax consultancy and became Tax Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Indonesia (1989-2005). She was an advisor to the Special Committee on Taxation Act, the Commission XI - House of Representatives of Indonesia (2006-2009), then Lecturer in MAKSI/ PPAK-Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia since 2007. Currently she serves a Technical Advisor of PT Prima Wahana Caraka (PwC-Tax, Indonesia) since 2010. She earned her degree in Economics from the University of Indonesia in 1984.
Shahril Azuar Jimin
Chief Sustainability Officer, Maybank & Co – Principal Officer, Maybank Labuan Foundation.
Shahril Azuar Jimin was appointed as Maybank’s first Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) on 1 March 2021
He leads Maybank Group’s effort on Sustainability which focuses on environmental, social and governance (ESG). As the CSO, Shahril will provide leadership to design, align and integrate our Sustainability initiatives, policies and goals to help drive the Sustainability agenda for the Maybank Group. Under Maybank Group’s M25 plan, Sustainability has been given a more prominent role and is one of the three strategic priorities of the Maybank Group. We aim to touch the lives of more people where we operate, by designing and delivering products and services that will drive real solutions. Maybank also endeavours to play a pivotal role in helping to realise the UN SDGs throughout the markets in which we are present to generate strong returns while enabling long-term benefits for our community and the environment.
Prior to his appointment as CSO, Shahril has held various leadership positions across Maybank Group including being the CEO of Maybank Foundation from 2014 to 2021. From 2012 - 2014 Shahril was the Chief Commercial Officer of Maybank Ageas Holdings Berhad which represents the insurance business of Maybank. Before that he was the Chief Sales Officer of Etiqa Insurance & Takaful from 2008 until 2012. Concurrently from 2010-2012, Shahril held the post of Chief Executive Officer of Etiqa Takaful Berhad, and was Chairman of the Global Takaful Group from 2012 – 2014.
Shahril has an LL.B (Hons) from Staffordshire University, and is a graduate of the Global Senior Management Program from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. Shahril has also completed University of Oxford’s Leading Sustainable Corporations Programme, and also University of Cambridge’s .Sustainable Finance Programme.
Pursuant to Maybank’s advocacy for greater ESG best practices in corporations, Shahril is a Council Member of the 30% Club Malaysia, which seeks to promote inclusive practices in diversity, equity and inclusion in organizations. Shahril has also been invited to speak on various industry conferences and platforms, including the recent JC3 (Joint Committee on Climate Change) Flagship Conference in 2021, an initiative by Bank Negara Malaysia and Securities Commission Malaysia.
Khairudin Abdul Rahman
Chief Executive Officer, Maybank Foundation & Co – Principal Officer, Maybank Labuan Foundation
Effective 1st June 2021, Maybank Foundation has appointed Encik Khairudin Abdul Rahman as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Maybank Foundation.
Prior to the appointment, Encik Khairudin was the currently the General Manager, Maybank Labuan and he will continue in the position until the appointment of his replacement. Throughout his tenure at Maybank Labuan, Khairudin had improved the operational efficiency of Maybank Labuan, maintaining its competitive advantage in the challenging environment.
En Khairudin had been involved with Maybank Foundation since January 2016 when he was appointed as the Co-Principal Officer of Maybank Labuan Foundation (MLF). MLF is the vehicle for Maybank Foundation’s programme implementation outside of Malaysia. His appointment was to ensure the alignment of all CR initiatives with the Maybank Group and Maybank Foundation’s CR Framework & Roadmap, in line with Maybank's mission of humanising financial service.
Since 2015, Khairudin has been holding three positions at Maybank with the mandate to propel its strategic initiative in Labuan’s offshore financial centre. These positions are namely CEO of Maybank International Labuan Limited (Subsidiary), General Manager of Maybank International Labuan Branch and Co-Principal Officer of Maybank Labuan Foundation. Khairudin was also the Acting General Manager for Maybank Brunei from October 2017 to September 2018.
Encik Khairudin was also appointed as the Chairman of Association of Labuan Banks (ALB), Board Member of International Business Centre (IBFC) Inc, Board Member of Financial Park Labuan Sdn Bhd, and Council Member of Labuan IBFC Foundation.
The experience Khairudin has garnered and the commitment he displayed during his involvement with Maybank Foundation for the past four years, particularly as Co-Principal Officer of Maybank Labuan Foundation, has been instrumental in his appointment as the CEO of Maybank Foundation.
Khairudin has a Diploma in Banking from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University, and is a graduate of the Executive Program from INSEAD Business School, Singapore.
Coming from an underprivileged background, Khairudin is a firm believer of improving the livelihood of communities across the region, with an emphasis on the poor and marginalised.
Maybank Foundation has grown to be a regional Corporate Responsibility player over the years. Today it is a Group Sustainability unit, under the GPCEO’S Office, and is poised to play a prominent role in Maybank’s sustainability agenda as one of the three strategic thrusts of M25.