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 Mayban 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 Re, Takaful IKHLAS, Labuan Re, MRDL and Motordata Research Consortium Sdn. Bhd.

 

Norazman Hashim
Executive Vice President & Group Chief Financial Officer/Company Secretary

NORAZMAN HASHIM is the Executive Vice President & Group Chief Financial Officer/Company Secretary 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 also a Director of MSSB and the Company Secretary of  Malaysian Re, MRT, MRDL and Takaful IKHLAS.

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 twenty- nine (29) years of experience in the Asset Management industry.

Ahmad Ruhaizad Hashim
Senior Vice President & Group Chief Strategy Officer

AHMAD RUHAIZAD HASHIM is the Senior Vice President & Group Chief Strategy Officer of MNRB. He graduated in 1990 with a Bachelor of Economics and Accounting Degree from the University of Leeds, England. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) since 1995 as well as a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He brings almost twenty-two (22) years of experience in corporate management and advisory services. His career started in 1991 when he joined Arthur Andersen as an auditor. He served Arthur Andersen for more than five (5) years until 1996 when he left to join KUB Malaysia Berhad. He then re-joined Arthur Andersen in 1999 to head the Kuala Terengganu branch operation. In 2002, he joined Putrajaya Holdings Sdn. Bhd. as the Head of the Corporate Planning Department. After six (6) yeras with the property development company,  he then joined MNRB on 2 January 2008. 

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 sixteen (16) 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. 

 

 

 

Tung Chee Lim
Senior Vice President & Group General Actuary

TUNG CHEE LIM is the Senior Vice President & 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 commenced his career as an actuarial analyst at CIMB Aviva Assurance Berhad, and subsequently advanced his career in the takaful industry. He was the Signing Actuary/Appointed Actuary for HSBC Amanah Takaful (Malaysia) Berhad. He joined MNRB in 2015.

 

 

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-two (22) 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 the Company Secretary of Malaysian Re, MRT, Takaful IKHLAS and MSSB.

Iszatul Mashani Ishak
Senior Vice President & Head of Human Capital Management

ISZATUL MASHANI ISHAK is the Senior Vice President & Head of Human Capital Management, MNRB. She graduated in 1996 with a degree in Information Technology from the University of Queensland, Australia. Started her career as an Analyst Programmer with Mayban Life Assurance Berhad (now known as Etiqa Insurance Berhad). In 2006, she decided on a career change and embarked on her Human Resource journey as a Recruitment Specialist with Scicom (MSC) Berhad. As a self-learner, she obtained more experience as a Human Resource Generalist and a manager over the next few years with Accenture and Labuan Financial Services Authority. Prior to joining MNRB, she was the Section Head, Talent Management & Staff Engagement with RHB Banking Group specialising predominantly in Performance Management, Talent Development, Succession Planning and Employee Engagement. She joined MNRB on 2 September 2014 as Vice President, Learning & Development and was promoted to her current position on 1 January 2015.

 

YM Raja Zalman Tuah Raja Izzaham
Senior Vice President & Group Chief Internal Auditor

RAJA ZALMAN TUAH is the Senior Vice President & Group Chief  Internal Auditor of MNRB. He is 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 MNRB in 2006 as an Executive in the Internal Audit Department. He held positions of increasing responsibility in the ensuing years at the Company before being promoted as the Deputy Group Chief Internal Auditor in 2011. He was then transferred to the Risk Management & Compliance Divison in 2014 to take up the role as the Group Chief Risk Management and Compliance Officer. He assumed his present position in June 2016 and has over sixteen (16) years of working experience.

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
Assistant Vice President & Acting Head of Compliance of MNRB

MUHAMAD RIZAL BAHARI is the Assistant Vice President & Acting Head of Compliance of MNRB. He holds an Honours Degree in Accountancy from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). He began his career as an Internal Auditor in 2001 in one of the insurance companies in KL. He has 11 years of internal auditing experience in several insurance companies and insurance brokers, prior to joining the MNRB Group in 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 Acting Head of Compliance for MNRB effective 1 January 2017.

AHMAD REFAEI SAIBON
Vice President & Head of Information Communication Technology

AHMAD REFAEI SAIBON is the Vice President & Head of Information Communication Technology, MNRB. He obtained his Master of Business Administration in Information Technology and Management in 1995 from the Maastricht School of Management, The Netherlands. He commenced his career as an IT Executive at Malaysian National Reinsurance Berhad in 1991 and promoted to his current position in 2008.