Dato’ Sulaiman Mohd Tahir Takes the Helm at AmBank Group
Dato’ Sulaiman Mohd Tahir has been appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer (Group CEO) of AMMB Holdings and Chief Executive Officer of AmBank (M) Berhad, the commercial banking arm of AmBank Group, effective 23rd November, 2015.
Dato’ Sulaiman has a wealth of experience backed by 28 years of spearheading growth in retail operations. His experience in development and management of retail products and keen understanding of distribution channels to strategically grow the consumer banking business provides him with extensive insight into the sector.
Tan Sri Azman Hashim, Chairman, AmBank Group, said, “It is indeed timely that we have brought Dato’ Sulaiman on board. AmBank Group is a resilient and strong institution with a heritage that spans almost 40 years. It is time for fresh blood, particularly such capable homegrown talent, to help steer the Group in strengthening our market share. The banking and finance ecosystem is changing at an exceptionally heightened pace and Dato’ Sulaiman’s entry is certainly welcomed.”
“We need to be more discerning of the needs of customers, be it in consumer banking, wholesale banking or investment banking. I am confident that Dato’ Sulaiman will bring with him a new paradigm in terms of innovation, governance and the strengthening of our customer service levels.”