Mr. Suhail has over 30 years of combined global experience in the financial services and telecommunications sector specialising in digital transformation, IT architecture, systems and application development, regional implementation and business development. His passion in technology drives him to effectively utilise technology as a competitive advantage for enhanced customer experience.

Mr. Suhail is currently the Group Chief Technology Officer for Maybank, Malaysia’s largest Financial Services Institution. His previously held positions include Managing Director of Bank Negara Malaysia’s wholly-owned subsidiary Malaysian Electronic Clearing Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (MyClear) and Group Managing Director of Malaysian Electronic Payment System Sdn. Bhd. (MEPS).

Presently, Mr. Suhail is a Director on the Board of MCB Bank Limited and a member of the Board’s Business Strategy & Development Committee, Risk Management & Portfolio Review Committee and Information Technology Committee. Other directorships include Maybank Shared Services Sdn. Bhd., MBB Labs Pvt. Ltd. and MRANTI Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (formerly Technology Park Malaysia Corporation, Sdn. Bhd.).

Notable awards received include being ranked top 3 CIOs in ASEAN in 2022 and 2021 by International Data Group (IDG)’s CIO 100, top Financial Services CIOs in southeast Asia 2018 by IDG, Bank Technology Leadership Achievement in Asia Pacific 2017 by the Asian Banker and CIO Excellence Award by PIKOM.

He is a Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Management, an Associate of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers Association and a Chartered Banker from the Asian Institute of Chartered Banker. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Charles Sturt University, Australia and an Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School, Boston, USA.

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