Press Release

NEW CEO FOR FIMM

Kuala Lumpur, 9th February 2012

The Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia is proud to announce the appointment ofAhmad Zakie bin Hj Ahmad Shariff as its Chief Executive Officer. Ahmad Zakie, formerly was the CEO of FA Securities Sdn Bhd.

Ahmad Zakie comes with a wealth of experience in the capital market industry, holding licenses of both, Fund Manager and Dealer’s Representative. Prior joining the management of the stock broking firm, he held various key positions as the Head of Organisational Learning Division for Maybank Group and Director of Corporate Affairs for UEM Group Berhad.

Ahmad Zakie began his career as an accounting lecturer in the Faculty of Business Management, UKM in 1980 and after a decade left to join Rashid Hussain Securities as an equities analyst. He has since worked for a number of stock broking houses in Malaysia and abroad, in equity sales and marketing. In 1996, Ahmad Zakie was appointed Chief Executive Officer, Permodalan Terengganu Berhad Asset Management and left the firm in 2000, to become the Executive Director of SJ Securities Sdn Bhd.

Ahmad Zakie has also been appointed to various voluntary positions in his field of expertise. He was the Investment Advisor to both Amanah Saham Kedah Berhad and Amanah Saham Terengganu Berhad in the past and presently sits on the Investment Committee for the Malaysian Examination Council.

Ahmad Zakie holds a Bachelor of Economics, Hons. degree from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and a Master of Accounting Science degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA. He is married with four lovely children.

The Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia (FIMM) was established in 1993 to develop the unit trust industry and promote unit trusts as the preferred vehicle for investment and wealth management. On 20 January 2011, FIMM was recognised as a Self Regulatory Organisation (“SRO”) by the Securities Commission via a gazette order. As an SRO, FIMM will play a much larger role as a public interest body in preserving market integrity whilst striving to protect the interests and rights of the investors.

For further information, log on to: www.fimm.com.my

Contact Information:
For further information, please contact:
Ms. Shalini Nair
Manager Corporate Communications, FIMM
Tel: 03-2093 2600 Email: Shalini@fimm.com.my

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