Management Team

Mohd Din Merican
President & Group Chief Executive Officer

MOHD DIN MERICAN is President & Group Chief Executive Officer of MNRB Holdings Berhad.  He obtained Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He is an Associate of The Malaysian Insurance Institute (AMII) since 1991. He has thirty (30) years' experience in the insurance industry and has held key management positions in various insurance, insurance broking and reinsurance firms including being the Principal Officer & General Manager of SCOR Switzerland Ltd (Converium Ltd), Labuan Branch. Prior to joining MNRB, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Maybank Ageas Holdings Berhad and the Chief Executive Officer of Etiqa Insurance Berhad. Formerly a member of Management Committee of Persatuan Insurans Am Malaysia, National Insurance Association of Malaysia and President of Life Insurance Association of Malaysia. Also a Director of Malaysian Reinsurance Berhad, Takaful Ikhlas Family Berhad (formerly known as Takaful Ikhlas Berhad), Takaful Ikhlas General Berhad, Sinar Seroja Berhad, Labuan Reinsurance (L) Ltd., Malaysian Re (Dubai) Ltd. and Motordata Research Consortium Sdn. Bhd. On 23 November 2018, he was appointed as the President & CEO of Takaful Ikhlas Family Berhad (formerly known as Takaful Ikhlas Berhad)

 

Norazman Hashim
Executive Vice President & Group Chief Financial Officer

NORAZMAN HASHIM is the Executive Vice President & Group Chief Financial Officer of MNRB. He obtained his Masters degree in Business Administration from the Cranfield School of Management, United Kingdom in 1990. He is also a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), United Kingdom and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). He joined the then Malaysian National Reinsurance Berhad in 1985 and was appointed as its Financial Controller and Company Secretary in 1994. He was subsequently transferred to Malaysian Re on 1 April 2005 and promoted to General Manager of the  Corporate Services Division in June 2005 where he oversaw the Administration, Legal & Secretarial, Corporate Communications, Human Capital Management and Finance Departments. On 1 April 2008, he was transferred to MNRB where he assumed his current position. He is a Director of MSSB and Sinar Seroja Berhad. Also the Company Secretary of  Malaysian Reinsurance Berhad, Malaysian Re (Dubai) Ltd, Takaful Ikhlas Family Berhad (formerly known as Takaful Ikhlas Berhad), Takaful Ikhlas General Berhad and Sinar Seroja Berhad (fomerly known as MNRB Retakaful Berhad) until 30 September 2018.

Rizal Mohd Zin
Senior Vice President & Group Chief Strategy Officer

RIZAL MOHD ZIN is the Senior Vice President & Group Chief Strategy Officer of MNRB. He holds a Bachelor in Arts in Engineering and Master's in Engineering from the University of Cambridge, UK. He started his career at a large telecommunications company in 1999 and then gained experience in the fields of corporate strategy planning and execution, performance management, M&A and investments in various fields such as media, education and FMCG. Prior to joining MNRB, he was a Director for Investments at Ekuiti Nasional Berhad, a government-linked private equity firm. He joined MNRB on 1st April 2019.

Ahkter Abdul Manan
Senior Vice President & Group Chief Investment Officer

AHKTER ABDUL MANAN is the Senior Vice President & Group Chief Investment Officer of MNRB. He graduated from the University of Science, Malaysia with a Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) degree majoring in Management with a minor in Economics. He is responsible for the overall investment, property and administrative functions of  the MNRB Group. He started his career in the Investment and Securities Department (IVS) of Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad (MIMB) in 1987 as an Investment Analyst. In 1991, he was promoted to Manager, Head of IVS and in 1995 to Assistant General Manager. He was subsequently promoted to General Manager of IVS in 1997. He was then seconded to MIDF Aberdeen Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. (MIDF Aberdeen), which he set up in 1998. On 1 January 2001, he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MIDF Aberdeen. He joined Asia Unit Trust Berhad (AUTB) on 1 September 2004 as Chief Executive Officer following the transfer of business of MIDF Aberdeen to Amanah SSCM Asset Management Berhad. He left AUTB in July 2007 to join MNRB on 17 July 2007. In total, he brings along to the Company more than thirty (30) years of experience in the Asset Management industry.

Nazzahatol Azura Aziz
Senior Vice President & Group Chief Risk Officer

NAZZAHATOL AZURA AZIZ is the  Senior Vice President & Group Chief Risk Officer of MNRB. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Management (minor in Statistics) from the Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. She began her career as an auditor with Arthur Andersen in 1995, where she served in the Services Group of Audit Division. She joined the then Malaysian National Reinsurance Berhad in 2000 as an Executive in the Compliance Department. During her seventeen (17) years at the Company, she  held various roles of increasing responsibility, including Assistant Vice President at Finance Department, Head of Corporate Finance and Vice President at Corporate Services Divison. In 2013, she was appointed as the Head of Business Process Improvement prior to assuming her current position on 15 June 2016. 

 

 

 

Lena Abd Latif
Senior Vice President & Head of Legal & Secretarial and Company Secretary

LENA ABD LATIF is the Senior Vice President & Head of Legal & Secretarial and Company Secretary of MNRB. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from the International Islamic University, Malaysia and has been called to the Malaysian Bar. She has over twenty-five (25) years of working experience in both legal practice and corporate firms. She was employed by Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Berhad as its legal advisor in 1991 and thereafter, as the General Manager, Corporate Affairs/Group Company Secretary at Land & General Berhad between 1993 and 2000. She joined the then Malaysian National Reinsurance Berhad in 2003 as Manager, Legal & Secretarial and was appointed as its Company Secretary in February, 2004. She was promoted to her current position as Senior Vice President & Head of Legal & Secretarial in 2011. She is also the Company Secretary of Malaysian Reinsurance Berhad, Sinar Seroja Berhad, Takaful Ikhlas Family Berhad (formerly known as Takaful Ikhlas Berhad), Takaful Ikhlas General Berhad, Malaysian Re (Dubai) Ltd and MMIP Services Sdn Bhd.

Haniza Filzah Hayani Abu Haniffa
Senior Vice President & Group Chief Internal Auditor

HANIZA FILZAH HAYANI ABU HANIFFA is the Senior Vice President & Group Chief Internal Auditor of MNRB. She is a Chartered Accountant (C.A), an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ACIS) and also a Chartered member of the Institute of the Internal Auditors (CMIIA). She also holds a Bachelor in Accountancy degree from the International Islamic University in 1992. She started her career in 1992 with Arthur Andersen & Co and later served in an associate company of Petronas for about 8 years as the Head of Corporate Services and Finance before moving to MAS where she was given the opportunity to work closely with the Turnaround office as the Manager, Group Reporting & Control. In 2007, she joined Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Berhad and moved her way up from Senior Manager to Head of the Internal Audit Division until April 2019. She has a vast experience in the Finance field especially in the areas of External and Internal Auditing, advisory works and Financial Reporting

Tung Chee Lim
Senior Vice President & Head of Group General Actuary

TUNG CHEE LIM is the Senior Vice President & Head of  Group General Actuary. He graduated in year 2006 with a Bachelor of Science with Honours (Actuarial Science) from the National University of Malaysia. He obtained his Fellowship qualification from the Casualty Actuarial Society of the United States in 2011. He is also a Fellow of the Actuarial Society of Malaysia. He was the Signing Actuary/Appointed Actuary for HSBC Amanah Takaful (Malaysia) Berhad General takaful business. He joined MNRB in 2015.

 

 

Chong Chee Yin
Senior Vice President & Group Chief Information Officer

CHONG CHEE YIN is the Senior Vice President & Group Chief Information Officer of MNRB. He holds a Bachelor of Science majoring in Microelectronics & Physics from Campbell University USA in 1998. He started his career as an IT Automation Engineer with Gateway2000, one of the well-known computer manufacturers. In year 2000, he decided to advance his career in the Financial Industry by joining OSK Securities Berhad until 2003 followed by Scope International (a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Chartered Bank). Prior to joining MNRB, he was the Chief Information Officer for B2BE focusing on global IT planning, staffing, budgeting, and enterprise-wide IT architecture design and implementation. He joined MNRB on 1 August 2018.

EKMARRUDY OTHMAN
Senior Vice President & Head of Finance

EKMARRUDY OTHMAN is the Senior Vice President & Head of Finance. He graduated with a Bachelor's of Science with Honours in Finance and Accounting from the University of Salford, Manchester. His foundational years were spent in two of the big four audit firms with experiences ranging from financial audits, corporate finance and transaction advisory services. He then joined the commercial industry and was exposed in corporate strategy and transformation management in a listed Islamic banking group. He joined MNRB in 2011 as the Head of Corporate Finance before assuming his current role in August 2017.

Muhamad Rizal Bahari
Vice President & Head of Group Compliance Management

MUHAMAD RIZAL BAHARI is the Vice President & Head of Group Compliance Management of MNRB. He holds an Honours Degree in Accountancy from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). He began his career in 2001 when he joined SEA Insurance Berhad as an Internal Auditor. He has 11 years of internal auditing experience in several insurance companies and insurance brokers, prior to joining the MNRB Group in Takaful Ikhlas Family Berhad (formerly known as Takaful Ikhlas Berhad) as the Assistant Vice President of Compliance Management Department in 2012. Due to his vast experience in oversight functions, he was appointed as Head, Group Compliance Management for MNRB effective 1 January 2018.