YBhg Dato' Sr​i Abdul Hamidy Abdul Hafiz

Chairman/Independent Non-Executive Director

Dato’ Sri Abdul Hamidy bin Abdul Hafiz (“Dato’ Sri Hamidy”), a Malaysian, aged 65, was appointed as Chairman/Independent Non-Executive Director (“INED”) of AmBank Islamic on 1 April 2017. He is the Chairman of Board Credit Committee (“BCC”) of AmBank Islamic. He is also an INED and the Chairman of BCC of AmBank (M) Berhad. 

Dato' Sri Hamidy holds a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master in Business Administration from Ohio University, USA. 

Dato' Sri Hamidy is an experienced banker with over 30 years of extensive banking experience in the fields of Commercial and Finance Banking, Investment Banking and Islamic Banking. Dato’ Sri Hamidy was previously the Chief Executive Officer of Kuwait Finance House (Malaysia) Berhad and prior to that, Dato’ Sri Hamidy was the Chairman of Danajamin Nasional Berhad. He was also previously the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Affin Bank Berhad, Chairman of the Association of Banks Malaysia, Managing Director of Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad and a Director of Chubb Insurance Malaysia Berhad. Dato’ Sri Hamidy also served as the Chairman of Corporate Debt Restructuring Committee (“CDRC”) from 2009 until the end of February 2020. 

Dato' Sri Hamidy currently sits on the Board of Sime Darby Berhad and serves as a member of the Appeals Committee of Bursa Malaysia. 

Dato’ Sri Hamidy has no shareholding in AmBank Islamic.