Laksamana Madya Dato’ Abdul Ghani bin Othman


Independent Non-Executive Director


Vice Admiral Dato’ Abdul Ghani bin Othman was appointed as Independent Non-Executive 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).


Dato’ Mohamad Ayob Abu Hassan

Dato’ Mohamad Ayob Abu Hassan


Independent Non-Executive Director


Dato’ Mohamad Ayob was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of AIIMAN Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. on 1 July 2020. Dato’ Mohamad Ayob was an advisor of Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad from January 2016 until December 2019. He was responsible to establish beneficial working relationships and networks with the regulatory authorities, statutory bodies and industry associates. Prior to Dato’ Ayob’s appointment with Affin Hwang Asset Management Berhad, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Affin Fund Management Berhad. He has over 25 years’ experience in treasury management and investment banking (including corporate recovery and debt capital market), other than 11 years’ experience in unit trust and asset management. He was an elected director and committee member of Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia for 9 consecutive years.


Teng Chee Wai

Dato’ Teng Chee Wai


Non-executive Director


Dato’ Teng Chee Wai was appointed as AIIMAN’s Non-executive Director on 18 November 2014. He is the founder of Affin Hwang Asset Management (“Affin Hwang AM”). Over the past few decades, he has built Affin Hwang AM to be the fastest growing independent investment management house in Malaysia with over RM76 billion in assets under administration as at 30 April 2022.


In his capacity as Managing Director / Executive Director of Affin Hwang AM, 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 have been pivotal in allowing the Company to successfully navigate the economically turbulent environment.


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”) to RM23.9 billion as of 30 April 2022. Under his management, the business has since turned profitable.