KUALA LUMPUR: Agrobank has appointed Tengku Ahmad Badli Shah Raja Hussin as the president /chief executive officer effective Jan 3, 2022.
Ahmad Badli has over 29 years of experience in banking and finance. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (ICDM).
He attended the Islamic Finance Leadership Programme at Clare College, Cambridge University, United Kingdom and Executive Leadership Programme at Cornell University, United States.
He holds a Bachelor of Law, LLB (Hons) at University of East Anglia, Norwich, England
Prior to his appointment, Ahmad Badli held various leadership roles in several financial institutions in Malaysia namely Pelaburan MARA Bhd, Kuwait Finance House and HSBC Bank Malaysia Bhd.
“We believe that his broad experience in strategic planning, business development, legal and syariah compliant financing coupled with his strong leadership skill and vision, will further strengthen Agrobank’s position as the leading agriculture financial institution in Malaysia,” chairman Datuk Mustapha Buang said in a statement.
“The appointment of Ahmad Badli demonstrates our strong dedication to ensure the success and the accomplishment in spearheading our ongoing 2021 – 2025 Strategic Business Plan.
“The board is confident that he is well-positioned to drive and lead the next exhilarating phase of Agrobank with the aim to assist the unserved
and underserved community and transform the agrifinance landscape beyond banking, as outlined in the value-based intermediation,” Mustapha said.
Meanwhile, Ahmad Badli said: “I am deeply humbled and honoured to have been given the trust to lead Agrobank, an important development financial institution to shape a successful future of the agriculture sector.”
“Agrobank has shown great performance in fulfilling its mandated role especially during the pandemic of Covid-19 and has grown tremendously ever since. That speaks volumes of the leadership of the bank and the dedication of the bank’s employees as a whole,” he said.