Taswin is BII's new president director
KUALA LUMPUR: Malayan Banking Bhd's subsidiary, Bank Internasional Indonesia (BII) today announced the appointment of its new president director, Taswin Zakaria.
Taswin, 45, an Indonesian national, has served as an independent member of BII Board of Commissioner since 2004.
"Taswin’s deep knowledge of the Indonesian business environment, extensive cross-geographical financial institution experience, and intimate knowledge of BII operations through being one of our commissioners there for the last nine years, makes him our choice candidate to lead BII at this stage in our transformation journey," said Tan Sri Megat Zaharuddin Megat Mohd Nor, the President Commissioner of BII and Maybank chairman, in a statement.
Taswin will replace former BII president director Datuk Khairussaleh Ramli, who resigned on September 4.
Taswin, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Accounting, Cum Laude (Honors) from The Ohio State University, started his banking career at Citibank NA in Jakarta.
He was the president director of PT Indonesia Infrastructure Finance between 2010 and 2011; and prior to that, worked at Barclays Bank Plc; and Deutsche Bank AG in Jakarta.