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Tunku Dato’ Paduka Jaafar Laksmana Tunku Nong Jiwa

 

Director & Chairman

 

Tunku Dato’ Paduka Jaafar Laksmana bin Tunku Nong Jiwa was appointed as Director and Chairman of AIIMAN Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. on 7 April 2014. He began his career as a pilot with the Royal Malaysian Air Force on 1 October 1963. He served in various commands and staff appointments until he retired on 1 January 1992. Whilst in service, he attended the Flight Instructors Course at RAAF East Sale, Victoria, Australia, RAF Staff College at RAF Bracknell, England, USAF Air War College, Montgomery Alabama, USA and US Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, California, USA.

 

 
Akmal Hassan

Akmal Hassan

 

Managing Director & Executive Director

 

Akmal Hassan was appointed as Managing Director & Executive Director of AIIMAN Asset Management Sdn Bhd (“AIIMAN”) on 20 September 2014. Akmal Hassan is one of the three pioneering senior members in the establishment of AIIMAN. He took over the helm as its Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) and Executive Director on 18 November 2010. Under his leadership, AIIMAN has grown its asset under administration (“AUA”) by more than ten-fold from RM 1.3 billion as at end-2010 to over RM 14 billion as of 30 September 2018. Under his management, the business has since turned profitable.

 

 
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Datuk Maimoonah Binti Mohamed Hussain

 

Non-independent Director

 

Datuk Maimoonah was appointed to the board of Affin Hwang Asset Management on 7th April 2014. She graduated from University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Accountancy and was the director, debt & capital markets of Affin Bank Berhad prior to her appointment as managing director at Affin Investment Bank Berhad. Prior to this, she had been the head of syndications at Standard Chartered Bank’s debt syndications business for Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines.

 
 
Teng Chee Wai

Teng Chee Wai

 

Non-executive Director

 

Teng Chee Wai was appointed as AIIMAN’s Non-executive Director on 18 November 2014. Teng Chee Wai is the founder of Affin Hwang Asset Management. Over the past decade, he has built the Company to be the fastest growing and only independent investment management house in Malaysia’s top three, with an excess of RM 49 billion in assets under management.

 

In his capacity as Managing Director, Teng manages the overall business and strategic direction as well as the management of the investment team. His ‘hands on approach’ sees him actively involved in investments, product development and marketing. Teng’s critical leadership and regular participation in reviewing and assessing strategies and performance has been pivotal in allowing the Company to successfully navigate the economically turbulent decade.

 
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Laksamana Madya Dato’ Abdul Ghani bin Othman

 

Independent Director

 

Vice Admiral Dato’ Abdul Ghani bin Othman was appointed as Independent Director of AIIMAN Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. on 2 July 2018. He began his career with the Royal Malaysian Navy on 20 December 1975 and was commissioned as naval officer on 1 May 1978. He served in various commands and staff appointments until he retired on 20 December 2017. Whilst in service, he attended the Mines Clearance Diving Officer Course at HMAS Penguin, Australia, Explosive Ordinance Disposal course with US Navy at NAVSCOLEOD, Indian Head, Maryland (1983), Deep Sea and Salvage Diving Course with US Navy, at Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center (NDSTC), Panama City, Florida (1986) and Senior International Defense Management Course at Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, California (2009).