Dato’ Hj. Kamil Khalid Ariff Independent Non-Executive Director
Dato′ Haji Kamil Khalid Ariff was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad on 29 September 2011. He is the Chairman of Board Muamalat Banking Solutions Steering Committee and member of Board Risk Management, Board Audit and Veto Committees.
He graduated with MBA in International Business from Michigan, USA in 1979. Prior to this, he obtained Bsc in Management from Syracuse University, New York and the Diploma in Public Administration from ITM. His last position was as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Mahkota Technologies Sdn Bhd (formerly known as General Electric Company of the UK) - dealing mainly in the electrical engineering/supply Industry. Upon his recent retirement, he has been retained as Advisor to the Mahkota Group. He also a Chairman/Director of several other private companies.
In the last 30 years, he served in numerous Management and Board positions in several large corporate entities viz, The New Straits Times, Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Bhd, Kumpulan Guthrie Bhd and Idris Hydraulic Bhd. During this time, he was exposed to various multi facet industries viz Advertising & Publishing, Trading, Manufacturing and Engineering. He was also a founder Director of the Kuala Lumpur Tin Market, which he, as part of a Government Steering Committee, help set up in the mid 1980s.
Dato′ Haji Kamil Khalid is also Chairman of Liberty Insurance Berhad and sits on the Board of Gibraltor BSN Life Malaysia Berhad, Pramerica BSN Holdings Sdn Bhd and Indah Water Konsortium and its several Board Committees as an Independent Director.