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Datuk Abdul Farid Alias

CEO's Biodata

Datuk Abdul Farid Alias


Malayan Banking Berhad

CEO's Biography

Datuk Abdul Farid Alias has over 20 years of experience in investment banking, corporate finance and capital markets, having served with various investment and merchant banks such Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad from 1992 to 1994, Schroders from 1994 to 1995, Malaysia International Merchant Bankers Berhad from 1996 to 1997, and J.P. Morgan from 1997 to 2005, serving in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore operations, and with Khazanah Nasional Berhad from 2005 to 2008. Datuk Abdul Farid was appointed as Group President and Chief Executive of Maybank Group on 2 August 2013. Prior to this appointment, he was Deputy President & Head, Global Banking where his areas of responsibility covered corporate banking, investment banking, transaction banking, client coverage, global markets and international business for Maybank Group. He joined Maybank as Head of International on 1 January 2009. Datuk Abdul Farid was named CEO of The Year in the ASEAN Business Awards 2015, which recognises outstanding enterprises in the ASEAN business community. He was also awarded the CNBC Asia Business Leader Award for Corporate Social Responsibility in 2015.

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