Encik Azlan Baqee Abdullah (“Encik Azlan Baqee”), a Malaysian, aged 58, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of AmBank Islamic on 3 July 2017. He is a Member of the Board Credit Committee of AmBank Islamic.
Encik Azlan Baqee obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, majoring Accounting and Finance from the California State University, Chico in 1985.
Encik Azlan Baqee started his early career in Banking in 1986 at MUI Bank and subsequently joined Arab-Malaysian Finance Berhad in 1988. In 1990, he joined the conglomerate Amcorp Group Berhad (“Amcorp”) and undertook various property management and development projects including Amcorp Trade Centre in Petaling Jaya, Kayangan Heights in Shah Alam, Sibu Jaya Township in Sarawak, and various other mid-sized projects throughout Malaysia.
In 2007, Encik Azlan Baqee was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Amcorp Properties Berhad (“AMPROP”), a listed subsidiary of Amcorp, and he was primarily responsible for expanding into overseas markets such as London, Tokyo, Madrid, Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai as well as diversifying the Group’s business into Sustainable Renewable Energy by establishing Solar and also Mini Hydro Power Plants in Malaysia.
Encik Azlan Baqee was previously an Exco member of KESAS Sdn Bhd, the concession holder and operator of the Shah Alam Expressway. Currently, he is a Board Member of AmREIT Holdings Sdn Bhd and AmREIT Managers Sdn Bhd and serves as board member of the subsidiaries within Amcorp and AMPROP groups. He also serves as Industry Advisory Panel for Azman Hashim International Business School at University Teknologi Malaysia (UTM).
Encik Azlan Baqee has no shareholding in AmBank Islamic.