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Management Team

Dato' Paduka Syed Mashafuddin Syed Badarudin
Chief Executive Officer

Dato’ Paduka Syed has Joint Honours degrees, in Computer Science and Accounting (B.Sc. Honours) from the University of Manchester, UK and a Master of Science degree (MSc) in International Banking from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), UK and is a CFA Charter holder.

Dato’ Paduka Syed has had a stellar career at CIMB Group. He joined Commerce International Merchant Bankers Berhad in 1997 as an executive in the Corporate Finance Department upon graduation. He then went on to become a Coverage Banker in Investment Banking department in 2002 with responsibilities to develop strong client relationships and promote all the Group’s products and services to clients. He has been involved in numerous fund-raising exercises, restructurings, merger and acquisitions and has worked to promote CIMB’s wholesale funds to potential investees. He was also one of the two KL-based directors responsible for the Group’s office in Brunei Darussalam and was responsible for setting-up the branch. In May 2016, Dato’ Paduka Syed was transferred to CIMB-Principal Asset Management to head its institutional and corporate business on 20 July 2017, he was appointed as CEO of CIMB-Principal Islamic Asset Management.
Mohd Fadzil Mohamed
Mohd Fadzil Mohamed
Chief Investment Officer

Fadzil is currently the Chief Investment Officer of CIMB-Principal Islamic Asset Management Sdn Bhd (“CIMB-Principal Islamic”). He has nearly 20 years experience in the financial industry in various capacity, with the last 16 years specializing in fixed income fund management, economics and fixed income research.

Prior to joining CIMB-Principal Islamic, he was the CEO and Fixed Income Chief Investment Officer of a Malaysian fund management company. He recently won two industry performance awards for his previous company, for Best MYR Bond Fund and Best MYR Islamic Bond Fund categories. He holds a BSc (Econs) Hons degree in Accounting and Finance from University of Aberystwyth, Wales, UK.

Jacqueline Lai
Head of Compliance

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