RHB Islamic International Asset Management appoints Najman Isa KYSER 2001 as CEO

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KUALA LUMPUR: RHB Banking Group has appointed Mohd Najman Md Isa as the chief executive officer (CEO) and chief investment officer of RHB Islamic International Asset Management Bhd (RHBIIAM) effective April 8, 2024.

Prior to joining RHBIIAM, Najman spent six years with Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Hong Kong, where he was the lead equity portfolio manager for selected Asia Pacific ex-Japan equity mandate and lead analyst for the financials sector of emerging Asia ex-China markets.

He was previously the lead portfolio manager for selected Shariah Asia ex-Japan, and Shariah Asean equity mandates at Eastspring Investments Malaysia for a couple of years after spending five years at Aberdeen Asset Management as a generalist for Asean equities and co‐managing various Shariah equity mandates.

Najman holds a double degree in civil engineering (first class honours) and commerce from the prestigious University of Melbourne, Australia.

Additionally, he is a chartered financial analyst (CFA) charter holder and holds a Capital Markets Services Representative’s Licence (CMSRL) for the regulated activity of fund management, further demonstrating his competence and readiness for the CEO role.

RHBIIAM, a wholly-owned subsidiary of RHB Asset Management Sdn Bhd, has a Capital Markets Services Licence to carry out Islamic fund management activities and dealing in securities restricted to unit trust products.

Credits: From The Star

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