KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): Raja Teh Maimunah Raja Abdul Aziz was named Women Icon Malaysia 2017 at the Women Icons Summit & Awards on January 30.
She is the Chief Executive Officer, AmInvestment Bank Bhd and Managing Director, Wholesale Banking, AmBank Group.
In a statement today, AmBank Group said Raja Teh Maimunah has over 23 years of experience in banking and finance, focusing on areas of Islamic and investment banking.
The group said she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Law from the University of East London, United Kingdom and also holds an LLB (Hons) from the same university.
She is also the adviser on Islamic Banking and Finance to the World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation, a Board Member of Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia (IBFIM), and member of the Islamic Finance Committee for the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
The Women Icons Summit & Awards is organised by the Business Excellence & Research Group Pte Ltd (BERG), a Singapore-headquartered entity committed to nurturing and promoting business excellence across diverse sectors.
The bank said the award celebrates and honours the accomplishments and contributions of women who have excelled in different spheres of life.
The initiative underscores the paramount role played by women in society, while appreciating their attitudes, initiatives, will power and perseverance.
The Women Icons are those who have distinguished themselves as prominent citizens, who have displayed a strong mettle and capability to perform well in any field of endeavour.