Ami Moris was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Maybank Kim Eng group on 1 October 2018.
She is responsible for overseeing all of the investment banking, brokerage and derivatives businesses in Malaysia and across MKE’s regional platform.
Ami joined Maybank IB in 2009 as Head, Equity Markets responsible for both the institutional and retail businesses. Ami played a leading role in the successful acquisition, integration, and subsequent management of Singapore-based Kim Eng Holdings, which transformed Maybank IB from a single-market entity into one of ASEAN’s leading investment banks.
Under her leadership, MKE became ASEAN’s largest equities franchise and was voted Best Broker in Southeast Asia for the last five consecutive years. In Malaysia, Ami guided the business from a Bottom 10 position to Top 3, while being consistently voted Best Brokerage in Malaysia.
Prior to her appointment as CEO, Maybank Kim Eng Group, Ami served as its Chief Operating Officer from 2015, overseeing the functions of the office of the Chief Executive Officer, MKE driving business strategy and management of the 10-country operating platform, covering ASEAN-6, Hong Kong, India, United Kingdom and USA. Before joining Maybank IB, Ami was with Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd which she joined in 2001.
Ami holds a Masters in History and Philosophy of Social and Political Science as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics & Politics, both from University of Essex, UK
Mohamad Yasin was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Maybank Kim Eng Group and Maybank Investment Bank Berhad (Maybank IB) effective 1 October 2018.
He oversees both the Malaysian and regional businesses comprising Brokerage, Derivatives, Asset Management, and Securities Services as well as the MKE International Business portfolio covering Vietnam, India, US, UK and Hong Kong, which are 5 out of the 10 countries that make up MKE’s operating platform. Included in Yasin’s responsibilities is the management of the functions of the MKE CEO’s Office which include Strategy, Business and Organisational Management, as well as Performance Management.
A Maybank scholar, Yasin has more than 21 years of experience in the corporate and financial industry, more than 12 years were spent in the capacity as CFO. He was appointed as CFO of Suria Capital Holdings Berhad in 2006 as well as the first CFO of Alkhair International Islamic Bank Malaysia Berhad in 2008.
Yasin is a Chartered Banker (CB) of Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers. He is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), and a Fellow Member of the Certified Islamic Professional Accountant (CIPA) issued by the Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI), Bahrain. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA). He graduated from the International Islamic University, Malaysia (IIUM) with a Bachelor of Accounting (Honours) and an MBA in Finance.
Malique Sidique has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Maybank Kim Eng Group (MKE) as well as Maybank Investment Bank Berhad (Maybank IB) effective 1 October 2018.
Malique oversees Finance, Operations, Procurement and Administration functions across the 10 countries under MKE’s operating platform. He also supervises the Finance and Operations of Maybank Asset Management Group and Maybank Securities Services.
Malique has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry. He started his career at Flemmings Chartered Accountants, UK where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He then joined Credit Suisse, London as Regulatory Analyst, subsequently moving to Royal Bank of Scotland, London as Regulatory Accountant. Upon returning to Malaysia, he joined CIMB as Senior Manager for Financial Planning & Forecasting prior to joining Maybank IB in 2012.
Malique holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).
Rajiv Vijendran was appointed Regional Head, Investment Banking & Advisory of Maybank Kim Eng, effective 1 January 2017. He is primarily responsible for Equity Capital Markets (ECM) and Advisory, which includes Transaction Execution Group, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Strategic Advisory.
Rajiv has over 20 years of experience in strategic financial advisory, equity sales, and equity capital markets and has been involved in numerous landmark IPOs, as well as equity placements in ASEAN. He joined Maybank Kim Eng in 2006 as the Head of Institutional Sales and later assumed the role as the Head of ECM, Malaysia. Rajiv was subsequently promoted to be the Regional Head of ECM, a position which he held until the latest appointment.
Prior to joining Maybank Kim Eng, Rajiv served in RHB Group where he undertook numerous senior roles, with his last being Executive Director of RHB Securities.
Rajiv graduated from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia with a Bachelor of Economics. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW).
Caroline Teoh was appointed Regional Head, Investment Banking & Advisory of Maybank Kim Eng Group effective 1 January 2017.
Caroline is primarily responsible for Debt Markets and Advisory, which includes Debt Capital Markets (DCM), Project Finance, Leverage Finance, Loan Syndication, and Strategic Advisory. She has over 20 years of professional experience in the financial services industry ranging from audit, corporate restructuring, privatisation and project advisory, debt structuring, origination and distribution. She also brings a wealth of experience in investment banking and capital market activities involving Bonds, Sukuk, Syndicated Loans, Project Financing, Mezzanine Funding, IPO and Mergers and Acquisition financing.
Caroline joined Maybank Investment Bank in 2010 as the Director of Client Coverage and was later promoted to Managing Director of Client Coverage, with the primary responsibilities of deepening relationships with regional clients and aggressively expanding Maybank’s Global Banking business in ASEAN. In 2015, Caroline was made Managing Director of Corporate Banking, to oversee the loans portfolio and loan origination business of Maybank Group’s Global Banking business. She continues to drive greater regional collaboration and synergies by leveraging Maybank’s footprint in ASEAN as well as overseas branches.
Prior to joining Maybank, Caroline served as a Director in the Debt Capital Markets department of AmInvestment Bank where she specialised in debt advisory, project finance and structured finance transactions, and was instrumental in closing several award-winning infrastructure deals. She also spearheaded the loan syndication business for the bank.
Caroline graduated from Monash University in Victoria, Australia with a Bachelor of Finance and Accounting.
Jeffrey Goh was appointed Regional Head of Brokerage, Maybank Kim Eng on 1 May 2016. He is responsible for managing both Institutional and Retail Brokerage businesses in all the markets where Maybank Kim Eng operates.
Jeffrey brings with him more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. He possesses in-depth knowledge and experience in the area of stockbroking, fund management, wealth management, investment research, investment products and trading solutions.
Jeffrey joined Kim Eng Securities in 2003 as Senior Vice President, Dealing and Equities Derivatives and Structured Products and later re-joined Maybank Kim Eng in 2011 as Executive Vice President, Retail Business Development. He was subsequently appointed as Head of Retail Equities, Singapore in 2012 and later appointed as Regional Head of Retail Equities in 2013. Jeffrey is also part of the core Equities team that helped develop Maybank Kim Eng into ASEAN’s largest brokerage franchise.
Jeffrey crossed-over to the stockbroking industry in 2000 when he joined OCBC Securities as Associate Director, Dealing and subsequently took on an additional role as Head of Equity Derivatives and Structured Products. Prior to that, Jeffrey was Vice President, Investments at BNP Private Banking.
Jeffrey holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Finance from Southern Illinois University, USA.
Mazhatulshima Mohd Zahid was appointed Chief Risk Officer of Maybank Kim Eng Group effective 1st July 2018. She has 23 years of experience in risk management spanning multinational, regional and local banks. Prior to joining MKE, Shima had worked with OCBC Bank Malaysia for nearly 9 years where she first held the position of Head, Market Risk Management. Subsequently, she was appointed as Head of Internal Audit, covering both the conventional and Islamic Banking business. Shima has also held various senior roles in market risk management in Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia; Hong Leong Bank Berhad; and AmMerchant Bank Berhad (now known as AmBank Group).
Shima holds a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science from Roosevelt University, Chicago, USA, and is also a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) under the Global Association of Risk Professionals.
Roselawati Yaacob joined Maybank on 1 June 2015, bringing more than 17 years of human capital experience to her role as Regional Head of Human Capital for Maybank Kim Eng Group.
Prior to joining Maybank, Roselawati was Head of HR OCBC Al Amin as well as Vice President of Human Resources at OCBC Bank where her portfolio included Consumer Financial Services, Global Banking (Treasury and Investment Banking), Chairman's Office, Group Risk, Finance, and Legal & Compliance, amongst others. She is a specialist in compensation and benefits and has played a critical role in driving the talent agenda at OCBC Bank through her direct involvement in special projects with the CEO.
Roselawati graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Lewis University, Illinois, USA.
Paul Kwan was appointed Regional Chief Information Officer of Maybank Kim Eng Group effective 27 April 2015.
Paul is responsible for spearheading the development and implementation of IT initiatives to support the company's overall business and strategic goals while ensuring alignment with the aspirations of Maybank Group. This includes assessing and anticipating technology projects and recommending appropriate action and resources, as well as proposing hardware/software solutions to achieve the company’s business objectives. Paul will also lead in establishing and directing the strategic and tactical goals, policies and procedures for the IT departments across the Maybank Kim Eng Group.
Prior to joining us, Paul was the Chief Information Officer, Asia at Millennium Partners (Hong Kong) where he was instrumental in the exceptional growth of their regional business by implementing various trading platforms and low-latency trading systems across the region. Before that he was the Head of Technical Support and a Managing Director at Millennium Partners (New York) where he managed technical support, NOC (Network Operations Center), MAC (Moves, Adds and Changes) services, onboarding, and various strategic projects. Paul also held senior IT roles at Goldman Sachs (Hong Kong) and Deutsche Bank (Canada). He graduated with a Master's degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada.
Teo Hoe Sing was appointed Chief Information Officer of Maybank Kim Eng Group, effective 1 September 2017. He is responsible for spearheading the development and implementation of IT initiatives to support Maybank Kim Eng’s overall business and strategic goals.
Teo served as Assistant Vice President, Direct Market Access in Maybank Kim Eng Singapore between 2006 and 2008, and subsequently rejoined the company in 2010 as Senior Vice President responsible for its trading platforms and IT security. In 2015, he was promoted to be the Head of IT, Singapore, and subsequently took on the role of Acting Chief Information Officer Maybank Kim Eng Group before his current appointment as Chief Information Officer.
He graduated from University of Portsmouth, England with a Bachelor of Science in Computing.
Fad'l Mohamed was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Maybank Investment Bank on 1 October 2018.
He joined Maybank IB as Deputy Chief Executive Officer in March 2015 and was primarily responsible for overseeing the investment banking and advisory business in Malaysia, playing a significant role as the firm was recognised as Malaysia’s Best Investment Bank for the last four consecutive years during his stint.
Fad’l began his career as a practising lawyer with Messrs Rashid & Lee before joining the Securities Commission in 1993. Thereafter, he moved to Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, an investment bank. In 2004, Fad’l founded Maestro Capital Sdn Bhd, a licensed corporate finance adviser focusing on mergers and acquisitions, fund raising and initial public offerings. As Managing Director, he led the firm for more than 10 years prior to joining Maybank IB.
Fad’l holds a Masters in Business Administration from Imperial College Business School and a degree in Law from the University of London.
He has over 20 years of working experience in securities, investment banking and fund management businesses, with extensive experience in large-scale equity and equity-linked offerings as well as M&A and State Owned Enterprises privatisation advisory.
Currently, he is the Director of the Investment Banking Club and Executive Consultant to the Thai Listed Company Association.
He was a Governor on the Stock Exchange of Thailand's Board of Governors between 2008 and 2010. Prior to joining Kim Eng, he worked for Jardine Fleming Thanakom, American International Assurance, SG Asia Credit and Vickers Ballas Securities (Thailand). He has a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Computer) from Chulalongkorn University and received his MBA from Thammasat University.
Harmeet brings with him more than 20 years of Asian banking experience, including 14 years in Singapore, across corporate finance, M&A, investment banking client and regional sector coverage, and corporate banking. He joins Maybank Kim Eng from UBS where he was Managing Director and Head of Corporate Finance and M&A for South East Asia. Prior to that, he has headed the South East Asia Corporate Finance teams at Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank, and has also held senior corporate finance and sector coverage roles at JP Morgan in Singapore and Hong Kong. Harmeet holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from St Xavier’s College, University of Bombay, India and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India.
Kristen was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Maybank ATR Kim Eng Capital Partners Inc. effective 1 July 2016. Prior to this, Kristen was the Director and Co-Chief Executive Officer.
Kristen has over 28 years of professional experience in the banking and financial industry. Prior to joining Maybank ATR Kim Eng Capital Partners, Inc., she was the Managing Director and Chief Representative of Bank of Singapore in the Philippines. Kristen was also a Senior Investment Officer for the International Finance Corporation (IFC), identifying, developing, and supervising developmental opportunities for the IFC in the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Lao PDR and Cambodia. Her other positions held include Chief Financial Officer of Ayala International Pte. Ltd. in Singapore, Associate Director in Peregrine Capital Philippines Inc, and she also accumulated experience in the Offshore Banking Unit of the First National Bank of Chicago in Manila and Citibank in Chicago.
Kristen holds an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of the Philippines.
Prior to joining Maybank Kim Eng, Alex had spent more than 14 years with MF Global (formerly ED&F Man, Man Group, Man Financial) having worked in major financial centres (London, New York, Chicago and Singapore) and holding various positions within the organisation, the most recent being the Chief Risk Officer for Asia Pacific from 1997 to 2011.
Alex holds a Bachelor of Arts (Foreign Languages and Education majors) from Cherkassy State University, Ukraine and also a Bachelor of Arts (Business Management/Sales and Marketing majors, Political Science minor) from William Penn University, Oskaloosa, Iowa. He then went on to get a Master of Science, Financial Markets and Trading Degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago.
He has 15 years of investment banking experience. Prior to joining Maybank Kim Eng, Giles was with Citigroup Global Markets Singapore from 2004 to 2011. He was appointed Head of Mergers & Acquisitions for Southeast Asia at Citi in 2006 and was promoted to Managing Director in 2007. In 2009, Giles was appointed as Deputy Head of Global Banking (Singapore) for Citi in addition to his role as Head of Mergers & Acquisitions for Southeast Asia. Before joining Citigroup in 2004, he worked for Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley, where he primarily focused on cross-border mergers and acquisitions out of their Singapore offices.
Giles has a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the London school of Economics and political Science and a Master of Business Administration from the Sloan school of Management at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to investment banking, Giles worked for the Singapore Economic Development Board.
She has approximately 20 years of working experience in the securities business. Prior to joining us, she worked for Bangkok Bank Limited and Asia Securities Company Limited. She holds directorial positions in the Association of Securities Companies, Brokerage Commission Working Committee and Expanding Client Base Working Committee, Association of Securities Companies, and ASCO Training Institution.
She has two Master's Degrees - an MBA in Finance from Kasetsart University and a Master's Degree in Science (Statistics) from Chulalongkorn University. She has been voted as one of Thailand's Best Women Executives by Thansettakij Newspaper in 2012.
He is the President and CEO of Maybank ATR KE Capital, ATRKE AMG Holdings, Inc., and ATR Holdings, where he also sits on their respective Boards as a Director. He also serves as Director and Vice Chairman of ALGA. Mr. Tordesillas is also a Director of Maybank ATR Kim Eng Fixed Income, Inc. and Tullett Prebon Philippines. He is currently the President of MET Holdings, Inc., President of the Investment Houses Association of the Philippines, member of the Capital Markets Development Council, and member of the Board of Advisors of De La Salle University College of Business and Economics. Previously, he served as Chairman of Rockwell Residential Towers Condominium Corporation, President of the Harvard Business School Association of the Philippines and member of Committee of Trustees of International School of Manila. He obtained his MBA from Harvard University and his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management Engineering from De La Salle University.
Prior to joining Maybank Kim Eng Group, Keat Jin worked in BNP Paribas Securities, Singapore where he served as a Director, Head of Singapore/Malaysia sales. After serving as a Director in BNP Paribas Securities for 2 years, he took on a generalist regional sales role and was subsequently promoted to Executive Director, Head of ASEAN Sales. His main responsibilities included diversifying BNP Paribas’ client base for equity markets in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. He also took up an active role in managing global and regional accounts located in Singapore and Hong Kong.
Before joining BNP Paribas Securities, Singapore, Keat Jin was with the sales desk at UBS Securities in Singapore from 2004 to 2006. In the 8 years prior to that, he worked in Deutsche Securities Asia Limited, G.K. Goh Holdings Limited, Kim Eng Securities Pte Ltd (now known as Maybank Kim Eng Securities Pte Ltd), HSBC Securities (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Credit Lyonnais Securities and Phileo Allied Securities Sdn Bhd. In these organisations, he served as an analyst in various sectors including property, offshore and marine, non-bank financials, consumer and technology.
Keat Jin received his degree in Actuarial Science from London School of Economics, where he graduated with First Class Honours and was awarded bursaries for his outstanding academic achievements. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Fairuz has been instrumental in driving the regionalisation of Global Banking's business and played a key role in setting up Maybank Asset Management Group. He was also involved in implementing standardised Global Banking regional platforms including the Regional Cash Management System, Regional Trade Finance platform and Global Treasury Risk Management System, across the countries where Maybank has presence. His portfolio sees him work with various internal key business stakeholders to ensure effective governance and successful implementation of Maybank Group's framework across the region.
Over a 13-year career, Fairuz has accrued experience in enterprise and business strategy, and program and project management for large and complex regional projects. His areas of focus include business process improvement, system implementation, change management and people transition. Prior to joining Maybank, Fairuz worked in Accenture Management Consulting and Technology Group in Kuala Lumpur. There, he was the Joint-Lead of the Accenture project team that was involved in Maybank Global Banking's five-year strategy and target operating model blueprint. Fairuz holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Technologies for Broadband Communications from University of College London and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.
Dalvin Kaur is the Regional Head of Legal for Maybank Kim Eng. She has more than 16 years of experience in the legal industry, 14 years of which were in top global firms in London. Prior to assuming her role in Maybank Kim Eng, she spent seven years in Credit Agricole Corporate Investment Bank, London as a Director of Legal where she worked initially as a Trading Floor Counsel for Structured Finance, Capital Markets, Derivatives (cash and synthetic) transactions, Legal Counsel for Distressed Assets and finally as Legal Counsel for Islamic Capital Markets and Derivatives covering Europe / Middle East/Asia clients. Before joining Credit Agricole, she worked in Allen & Overy, a Magic Circle firm and Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, a Wall Street structured finance firm. Prior to her stint in London, Dalvin worked at Albar & Partners in Kuala Lumpur. In 2015, Dalvin was named In-House Lawyer of the Year at the Asian Legal Business Southeast Asia Law Awards.
Dalvin attained a Government of Malaysia scholarship for her Bachelor of Laws (LLB) before pursuing her Master in Laws (Banking and Finance), both at King’s College, University of London. She completed her Certificate in Legal Practice at Universiti Malaya. She was admitted to the Malaysian Bar Council in 1998, as well as the Law Society of England & Wales.
Henry Koh is our Regional Head of Operations, overseeing the Equities Operations for Maybank Kim Eng Group. He has 25 years of stockbroking experience and has held various positions in Operations, Compliance, Organization & Methods and Risk Management. He has vast experience in special projects and was the Project Manager/Director for several IT projects, namely the Back Office System replacement for Maybank Investment Bank Berhad, Nominees System replacement and new Risk Management System implementation for Mayban Securities Sdn Bhd. He was part of the task force team involved in Maybank Berhad's acquisition of Kim Eng Holdings in 2011, as well as the merger between Mayban Securities Sdn Bhd and Phileo Allied Securities Sdn Bhd in 2001. Henry was also instrumental in setting up the Risk Management department and its framework for Mayban Securities Sdn Bhd in 2007. Henry holds a Diploma in Management from Malaysian Institute of Management and an MBA from Charles Sturt University of Australia.
Edleen Rehanie Ariffin was appointed as the Regional Head, Corporate Secretarial Services, Maybank Kim Eng Group, and Company Secretary for Maybank Investment Bank Bhd on 1 September 2015. She has more than 14 years of experience in corporate secretarial practice, of which 9 years were spent with the Maybank Group. She first joined the Maybank Group in 2006 and since then, has held numerous roles in the Group including Head, Board & Board Committees Secretariat, and Head, Policy, Planning & Governance Standards, both in the Group Corporate Secretarial Department. Prior to assuming her role in Maybank Kim Eng, Edleen was the Head of Corporate Secretarial for Group Islamic Banking, Maybank Group.
Edleen graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. She obtained her Certificate of Legal Practice (CLP) from the Legal Profession Qualifying Board, Malaysia in 2002.
Dato' John has over 20 years of experience in investment banking with the Maybank Group, having joined Maybank IB (formerly known as Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad) in March 1993 as an officer in the Banking Department. Within nine years, he was appointed Head of Debt Capital Markets (DCM) upon its establishment and had been responsible for spearheading the DCM business of the Maybank Group to its current top-ranking position in Malaysia. At the helm of DCM, Dato' John completed numerous landmark transactions encompassing bond and sukuk issuances, syndicated loans and project financing.
In July 2010, Dato' John was appointed Managing Director and Head of Client Coverage Private Sector and subsequently, Public Sector in September 2012. He had been instrumental in expanding the reach of Maybank’s Client Coverage team across the region. In his role as Head of Client Coverage, Dato' John was responsible for overseeing client relationships, origination and business development of Maybank’s Global Banking corporate clients in Malaysia and regionally. Dato' John holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) degree from the University of Queensland, in Brisbane, Australia. He is a Chartered Banker of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers and has also completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.