Head - Group Marketing and Communications
Mr. Effendy Shahul Hamid is Chief Executive Officer Group Asset Management Investments at CIMB Group Holdings Berhad. He oversees all of the Groups asset management and investments business across both public and private markets. This includes the Groups regional asset management business, its private equity fund management business and the Groups strategic investments portfolio in companies such as Touch n Go and Bank of Yingkou. Amongst others, he serves as Chairman of CIMBMapletree and CIMBTCA, is a Director on the board of several CIMBPrincipal companies, and also a Director of Touch n Go and the R.E.A.L. Education Group. Most recently, Effendy was the Groups Chief Marketing and Communications Officer where he managed the Groups entire marketing and communications initiatives, and lead franchisewide efforts to ensure a consistent and differentiated CIMB brand for all of the Groups businesses across the region. Prior to that, he served as a Director in the Groups Investment Banking Division, primarily focusing on corporate advisory and origination. The early years of Effendys career was spent in several international companies in a corporate development capacity, mostly involved in private equity, merger and acquisition activities across Asia Pacific and general business expansion initiatives. He has spent most of his professional life in a regional capacity, working in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. On full scholarship, Effendy graduated with Honours in Electronic Engineering with Optoelectronics from University College London, and is also an alumni of the CIMBINSEAD Leadership Programme.
Age: 43 Executive Since 2015