KUALA LUMPUR: RHB Banking Group has appointed Rahmat Roslan Hashim as group chief human resource (HR) officer. His appointment took effect on July 13.
Rahmat Roslan will oversee the group’s HR functions as well as advise the board of directors and senior management on matters pertaining to HR.
His predecessor, Jamaluddin Bakri, has assumed the role of group HR advisor, effective the same date, to provide advisory support to ongoing key critical HR projects and in ensuring the smooth transition of responsibilities.
Group MD Datuk Khairussaleh Ramli said Rahmat Roslan, with over 28 years of experience in both local and regional markets, “will be able to steer the banking group’s people strategy in support of the group’s five-year FIT22 strategic aspirations, towards ensuring that the group continue to be an employer of choice”.
Rahmat Roslan had previously served as HR country head of an international financial institution in Kuala Lumpur for 16 years prior to his appointment at RHB Banking Group.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Management and a Master of Business Administration from Woodbury University, United States of America.
In 2015, he received the Top 50 Most Influential HR Professionals Award at the 6th Annual Asia Best Employer Awards by CHRO Asia in Singapore.
“I would like to thank Jamal for his contribution to the Group throughout his tenure as group chief HR officer and expect him to continue to play a major role as a Human Resource advisor, ” Khairussaleh added.