Arshad Ismail named as new EXIM Bank CEO

EXPORT-IMPORT Bank of Malaysia Bhd (EXIM Bank), has named Arshad Mohamed Ismail (picture) as the new president and CEO of the bank effective today, Aug 1, 2022.

“Arshad brings with him a wealth of multijurisdictional banking and finance experience, especially in the areas of corporate banking, debt capital markets, Islamic finance, asset management and development finance, which will put him in great stead in driving the business and effecting change that the organisation needs,” EXIM Bank chairman Datuk Azman Mahmud said in a statement.

Arshad’s most recent appointment was as the president/group CEO of Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd (BPMB). 

Prior to BPMB, he has held various leadership and management roles at Maybank Islamic Bhd, International Islamic Liquidity Management Corp, Abu Dhabi’s Al Hilal Bank, Saudi Arabia’s Aayan Capital, HSBC Amanah in the United Arab Emirates, as well as being one of the pioneer members of CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd. — TMR / pic courtesy of EXIM Bank