Edwin Silvester Das was appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director on 15 February 2019. He is the Chairman of Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee, also a member of our Nomination Committee and Risk Management and Investment Committee.
Edwin had a long and distinguished banking and corporate career for more than 36 years both in Malaysia and abroad, with exposure to banks and various types of industries locally and abroad.
Edwin is a graduate (Dean’s List) from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois, USA. He started his banking career in 1985 and worked in the USA, Europe, Africa, India, Sri Lanka and Malaysia. Throughout this time, he progressed rapidly up the ranks with hard work and measurable contributions in various banking, industrial and management sectors from Operational Banking to Corporate Recovery, Corporate Banking & Corporate Finance and Investment Banking, Restructuring, Human Resource and Management strategies which were under his portfolio.
Edwin is a Fellow with the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia.
He also served with Oracle Corporation (USA) as Industry Expert for the Financial Services Industry (FSI) before taking up a corporate role with an infrastructure company building highways in India. Thereafter, he moved on as a Board of Director with a bank in Sudan where he took the bank to greater heights.
In December 2020, Mr. Edwin was appointed as Executive Director / Chief Executive Officer of Jiankun International Berhad, a company engaged in property development and construction and is listed on Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.