RHB announces two key senior appointments


KUALA LUMPUR – RHB Banking Group has appointed Syed Ahmad Taufik Albar as group international business head effective today.

RHB also announced that Nik Rizal Kamil Nik Ibrahim Kamil, formerly an executive director of investments at Khazanah Nasional Bhd, would take over Syed Ahmad Taufik’s previous post as the group’s chief financial officer (CFO).

In a statement today, RHB group managing director Datuk Khairussaleh Ramli said Syed Ahmad Taufik would oversee the growth and performance of all international businesses, including commercial, investment banking and asset management, synergising the functions and resources across the group and countries where RHB is present.

“He will also be overseeing the group’s commercial and corporate credit resolution functions,” he added.

Meanwhile, he said, Nik Rizal brought a great depth of knowledge and experience in the areas of accounting, finance and strategic investments, domestically and internationally.

He was previously responsible for Khazanah’s investments in telecommunications, media and technology.