Source: Bursa Malaysia
Bursa Malaysia Berhad today announced two new appointments as part of its future strategic direction to propel the Exchange to be a leading marketplace in Asia.
It has appointed Datin Azalina binti Adham as Head of Strategy and Transformation, a newly created position to oversee the Exchange's overall business strategy and transformation initiatives with effect from 1 January 2012. Datin Azalina is a member of Bursa Malaysia's Management Committee, which evaluates key management and operational matters.
It has also appointed Encik Jamaluddin bin Nor Mohamad as Head of Islamic and Alternative Markets with effect from 14 May 2012. Encik Jamaluddin will be spearheading the expansion and development of the products and services of the Islamic and bond markets and the Labuan Financial Exchange.
Dato' Tajuddin Atan, Chief Executive Officer of Bursa Malaysia said, "As the nation's primary economic driver, we are focused on building a world-class organisation that will deliver high-performance business results. I am confident that the appointments of Datin Azalina and Encik Jamaluddin will provide us with the talent, experience and ability necessary to achieve this objective."
Datin Azalina began her career in Bursa Malaysia in 2001 and has held senior positions in the areas of business and investor development. She has more than 16 years of experience in the financial industry, including a senior position at Amanah Merchant Bank Berhad. She graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy.
Prior to joining Bursa Malaysia, Encik Jamaluddin was the Chief Operating Officer of Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad, a role he has held since 2008. Encik Jamaluddin brings with him over 25 years of experience in the banking industry in various capacities in Malaysia and abroad, including senior positions in Bumiputra Commerce Bank and Bank Simpanan Nasional. He holds a Masters in Business Administration from University Putra Malaysia and a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Ohio University.