Affin Bank names Wan Razly as CEO, Lee Yoke Kiow CFO


AFFIN Bank Bhd has appointed Wan Razly Abdullah Wan Ali as its new group CEO effective today (April 2, 2020).

Wan Razly, 48, succeeds Kamarul Ariffin Mohd Jamil, who completed his contract on March 31, the bank said in a statement yesterday.

Prior to his appointment as Affin Bank group CEO, Wan Razly served as a senior MD with a leading banking group in Malaysia. He has over 24 years of experience in corporate strategy, finance, investment banking, accounting and audit services.

Throughout his career, Wan Razly has worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers in London, Aseam-bankers Malaysia (now known as Maybank Investment Bank Bhd) and CIMB Investment Bank Bhd. He was also appointed as CFO of PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk in 2009.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Law and Accounting from the University of Manchester, UK and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Affin Bank also appointed Lee Yoke Kiow, 60, as its CFO effective April 1. Lee succeeds Ramanathan Rajoo, whose contract ended on March 31.

Lee’s career with the group began in 1991 when she was first appointed as finance and treasury manager by Affin Finance Bhd. Prior to joining Affin Holdings Bhd in June 2015, she was the finance and treasury head of AFFIN-ACF Finance Bhd and also the financial controller of AFFIN- ACF Holdings Bhd from 2000 to 2005.

Lee, who joined Affin Bank on April 1, 2018, as chief corporate services officer upon the completion of the group’s reorganisation exercise, has over 38 years of experience in auditing, accounting, banking and finance.

She is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.