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Farid Alias

Farid Alias

Group President and Chief Executive Officer Maybank


Abdul Farid is the Group President and Chief Executive Officer for Maybank Group, a Malaysian universal bank, with key operating “home markets” of Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia. He has more than 20 years of experience in investment banking, corporate finance, and capital markets.

Farid began his career with Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad in 1992, and then moved to Schroder until 1995. He joined Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad In 1996, J.P. Morgan in 1997, and then served as investment director for Khazanah Nasional Berhad from 2005–08.

Since re-Joining Maybank in January 2009, Farid has held the position of head of international business and subsequently deputy president and head, Global Banking. He was appointed as group president and chief executive officer of Maybank Group in 2013.

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