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Mr. Omar is currently Deputy Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Bank Malaysia and Head of Group Wholesale Banking, CIMB Group Holding Berhad. Prior to this, during his tenure as Group Chief Operating Officer from 2018 to 2020, he was appointed Acting President and Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Thai Bank PCL from January to April 2019.


Previously, Mr. Omar was Managing Director of CIMB Investment Bank Berhad from 2005 to 2015. He used to join Khazanah Nasional Berhad as Executive Director, and was Executive Director and Group Chief Financial Officer of Malaysia Airlines Berhad, and Head of Group Wholesale Banking of RHB Group during 2015-2018.

Quick Details





47 Years

Current Position

  • Director
  • Member of Board Risk and Compliance Committee

Date of Appointment

 30 January 2019


  • Bachelor of Science (Economics), London School of Economics
  • Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Directorship in other Companies

  • Head, Group Wholesale Banking

     - CIMB Group Holding Berhad
  • Deputy CEO, Malaysia - CIMB Bank Berhad