KWAP appoints new CFO and CDO

The appointments will help KWAP to achieve its ambitions, CEO says

by ANIS HAZIM / pic TMR

THE Retirement Fund Inc (KWAP) has appointed Haizad Rizal A Aziz  and Maz Mirza Mohd Aminurashid as its new CFO and chief digital officer (CDO), effective Oct 3. 

In a statement yesterday, KWAP CEO Nik Amlizan Mohamed said that the appointments of the new officers will help KWAP to achieve its ambitions.

Haizad Rizal A Aziz (pics courtesy of KWAP)

“With their wealth of experience and more importantly, their keen understanding of the need for sustainable growth, KWAP is confident that TERAS 5, which is intended to solidify KWAP’s foundation to be future-ready and grow sustainably, will be well supported and achieved with such determined and able leaders onboard,” she said.

Haizad Rizal has over 20 years’ experience in corporate decision-making, business improvement, development of financial strategies, driving transformation, and fiscal responsibility, integrity and transparency.

“He has worked in Ireland for a decade and upon his return to Malaysia, he held various key positions in RHB Banking Group, and subsequently became the group CFO in Johawaki Group of Co,” it said.

Maz Mirza Mohd Aminurashid (pics courtesy of KWAP)

Prior to joining Sime Darby Oils in November 2021 as their CFO, he was the group CFO of SME Bank Malaysia Bhd.

Haizad Rizal is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ireland, and holds a bachelor degree in accounting and finance from Dublin Business School. 

Maz Mirza, meanwhile, brings with him 25 years’ expertise in the IT industry and cybersecurity as he previously served as the head of IT at Mass Rapid Transit Corp (MRT Corp). 

“Before joining MRT Corp, he served as the head of IT at Puspakom. Prior to that, he was attached to several subsidiaries of Sime Darby for a span of 13 years,” it added

He graduated with honours from the University of Cambridge in 1997 with a degree in computer science.