Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad has announced the appointment of its new Chairman, Syed Zainol Anwar Ibni Syed Putra Jamalullail, effective July 1. He succeeds Izlan Izhab .
“I would like to thank Izlan for his leadership of the Board since 2017 and I look forward to working closely with the fellow Board Members and Management Team of Kenanga Investment Bank to shape the continued success of the Company,” said Anwar.
“His extensive experience, knowledge and proven leadership will provide Kenanga Investment Bank the continued momentum to chart innovations, pursue future growth, and further strengthen our position as the largest independent investment bank in the country,” said Chay Wai Leong, Kenanga Investment Bank, Group Managing Director.
Izlan extended his welcome to the new Chairman stating, “I am confident that under his guidance Kenanga Investment Bank and its Group of Companies will continue to thrive. I would like to thank Kenanga’s Founder and Adviser, Tengku Noor Zakiah Tengku Ismail, Board Members, our shareholders and investors for their trust and support throughout my tenure.”
Anwar is also currently the Chairman of Nestle (Malaysia) Berhad and the Chairman of its Nomination and Compensation Committee and a member of its Audit Committee. He is also the Chairman of S P Setia Berhad and Chairman of its Nomination and Remuneration Committee, as well as the Chairman of Lembaga Zakat Selangor and the Chancellor of SEGi University.
Izlan will continue to serve as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Kenanga Investment Bank and Kenanga Futures Sdn Bhd.