President & Group Chief Executive, Affin Bank Berhad
Datuk Wan Razly Abdullah bin Wan Ali was appointed to the Board as Non-Independent Executive Director (“NIED”) on 12 March 2021 as a nominee director of Affin Bank Berhad (“ABB”). He had been appointed a President and Group Chief Executive Officer of ABB since 4 April 2020.
Datuk Wan Razly is an experienced banker, having had solid banking experience in commercial and investment banks, both in Malaysia and Indonesia. He has more than 24 years of experience in corporate strategy, finance, investment banking, consumer banking, accounting and audit services.
He started his career in 1995 with PricewaterhouseCoopers providing audit services to companies within financial services industry in London, after which he joined Northern Trust, London in 1999, managing its Audit Services Department. He joined Aseambankers Malaysia (now known as Maybank Investment Bank Berhad) as Head, Business Development in 2002. Thereafter in 2004, Datuk Wan Razly joined CIMB Investment Bank as Director, Corporate Client Solutions where he was responsible for providing optimal financial solutions to corporate clients. Subsequently, Datuk Wan Razly was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in CIMB Niaga in 2009. During his tenure at CIMB Niaga, Wan Razly helped CIMB Niaga to achieve significant milestones in its asset growth, Profit Before Tax, Current Account and Savings Account growth and asset quality. Prior to his appointment as President and Group CEO of ABB, Datuk Wan Razly was a Senior Managing Director, with a leading Banking Group in Malaysia.
Datuk Wan Razly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Law and Accounting from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. He is a Chartered Accountant and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).