SC Announces Appointment of New Executive Director
2 January 2020   |   Kuala Lumpur
The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) announced the appointment of Dato’ Zain Azhari Mazlan as its new Executive Director, Corporate Finance & Investments effective today. Zain succeeds Eugene Wong, who after ten years of service, completed his contract on 31 December 2019.

As Executive Director, Corporate Finance & Investments, Zain will provide leadership and direction on matters related to issues and investments, including issuance of securities, takeover and merger activities, applications on collective investment schemes, and registration of prospectus.

Zain joins the SC with 25 years of broad experience in corporate finance. An alumni of the London School of Economics & Political Science and the Royal Military College, Zain started his career at Bumiputra Merchant Bank (which subsequently merged into Alliance Investment Bank), where he rose through the ranks over a span of ten years to lead its corporate finance activities.

He was most recently the Managing Director, Corporate Finance at CIMB Investment Bank, which he joined in March 2005. His primary responsibility at CIMB Investment Bank included originating and executing corporate finance transactions including mergers and acquisitions, equity fund raising exercises, initial public offerings, equity and debt restructuring and other general financial advisory work.
SC-World Bank-IOSCO Asia Pacific Hub Conference 2019: Enhancing Financial Inclusion through Islamic Finance and FinTech
(From left to right):
  1. Abayomi A. Alawode, Head of Islamic Finance, Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation, The World Bank Group
  2. Datuk Syed Zaid Albar, Chairman of the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC)
  3. Dr. Firas Raad, Country Manager for Malaysia, East Asia and Pacific, The World Bank Group 
  4. Datuk Zainal Izlan Zainal Abidin, Deputy Chief Executive of SC
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