Nazir takes leave of absence saying ‘Reputation of the bank my priority’


CIMB Group Holdings Bhd chairman Datuk Seri Nazir Tun Razak(right) and (left) group CEO Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Aziz at the press conference after CIMB's 59th Annual General Meeting. - Rickay Lai/The Star

KUALA LUMPUR: The outcome of what was supposed to have been a normal shareholders’ meeting of CIMB Group Holdings Bhd caught everybody by surprise.

By mid-morning, the buzz was that chairman Datuk Seri Nazir Razak was taking leave of absence to facilitate the review of the bank’s anti-money laundering processes.

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