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Dato’ Abdul Rahman is currently Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of CIMB Bank Berhad and CIMB Group Holdings Berhad.


In 2001, Dato’ Abdul Rahman was appointed Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad and later served at the same position for Media Prima Berhad until 2009. From 2009 to 2016, Dato’ Abdul Rahman was Chief Executive Officer of Ekuiti Nasional Berhad, a government-linked private equity firm. From 2016 until 2019, he was President and Group Chief Executive Officer of Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), Malaysia’s leading asset management company. He was also Non-Independent / Non-Executive Chairman and Non-Independent / Non-Executive Chairman of Sime Darby Berhad and Velesto Energy Berhad during 2017-2020.

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 53 Years

Current Position


Date of Appointment

6 October 2020


  • Master in Arts (MA) (Economics) Cambridge University
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant England and Wales (ICAEW)

Directorship in other Companies

  • Group CEO /  Eexcutive Director - CIMB Group Holdings Berhad
  • Group CEO / Eexcutive Director - CIMB Bank Berhad
  • A Panel Member - Malaysia National Trust Fund
  • Commissionaire - CIMB Niaga
  • Council Member- Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC) Leadership Council