RHB Bank Group Managing Director/Group Chief Executive Officer, Dato’ Khairussaleh Ramli will be taking his leave of absence with effect from 24 January 2022.
In his absence, Encik Mohd Rashid Mohamad will be appointed as the Officer-in-Charge/Principal Officer effective 24 January 2022. He is currently the Managing Director, Group Wholesale Banking of RHB Bank. Mohd Rashid holds a Master in Business Administration with distinction from the University of Wales Cardiff, United Kingdom, and is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
He began his career in Bank Negara Malaysia in 1988 and spent 14 years in the Examination/Supervision Department and Investment Operations & Financial Markets Department. He has over 30 years of working experience in financial markets with several financial institutions in Singapore and Malaysia namely ABN Amro NV, The Royal Bank of Scotland, and AmBank Group.
No additional information was provided by RHB on the reason behind Khairussaleh’s sudden announcement, however, speculation was on hyper mode when Maybank Group CEO recently stepped and the top bank was on the lookout for successor.