Relevant Experience

Dato' Mohamed Ross aged 61, was appointed as Independent Director of CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad on 19 April 2016. He is also an Independent Director of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. He holds a Banking Diploma (Part 1) from Institute of Bankers, UK.


Dato' Mohamed Ross was re-designated as Chairperson of Audit Committee of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad on 20 October 2018. He joined HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad (HSBC) in early 1972 and served in various capacities ranging from Corporate and Retail Banking to Area and Branch Management.  He also served as Head of Treasury Malaysia and Head of Group Audit Malaysia between 1987 and 1996.  During this period he also worked for a year in Hong Kong, London and New York in areas of Foreign Exchange and Treasury.  

Prior to retiring from HSBC on 31 December 2007, he managed HSBC’s onshore business franchise in Malaysia and was responsible for the Islamic Retail and Corporate business emanating from the branch network. From January to December 2008, he was the Executive Director and Senior Advisor of HSBC Amanah Takaful Malaysia Sdn Bhd.  He was also the Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of HSBC Amanah Malaysia Bhd, where he sits as the Chairman of the Risk Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Nominating Committee. Dato' Mohamed Ross is currently a council member of the Outward Bound Trust of Malaysia and a Director of Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Bhd. He also sits on an Advisory Board overseeing a Private Equity Fund (Ekuinas OFM Programme) as an ID member and also a member of Trustee of Lembaga Zakat Selangor.

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