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PMB INVESTMENT APPOINTS PROF.ASLAM HANEEF AS ITS INVESTMENT COMMITTEE MEMBER
PMB Investment Berhad is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Dr Mohamed Aslam Haneef as an independent member of our Investment Committee. The appointment is for a period of two years from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017.
Professor Dr Aslam is a Professor of Economics at the Economics Department of the Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences at the International Islamic University, Malaysia (IIUM) in Kuala Lumpur.
PMB Investment Chairman Datuk (Dr) Zamani Md Noor says, “We are delighted to appoint a prominent Professor of Economics who not only have extensive knowledge and experience in Economics and Islamic Economics, but also someone who had served for 13 years as an independent member of an investment committee of another fund management company.”
“We hope with such an excellent background, his presence will further enhance PMB Investment in its core activity, i.e. investment, from the strategic and monitoring perspectives. We also hope Professor Dr Aslam will also be able to impart his well-researched knowledge particularly to our investment team members,” adds Zamani.
Professor Dr Aslam is the first batch graduate of Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from IIUM in 1987 and received with Master’s degree in Economics from University Malaya in 1991. He completed his PhD in 1994 at the School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom.
Conferred with Associate Professor in 2000 and Professor in 2006, Dr Aslam was an independent member of a local fund management company from September 2001 to October 2014.
He is now an executive committee member of the International Association for Islamic Economics (IAEI) and an executive committee member of the International Council of Islamic Finance Educators (ICIFE). He also has written a number of books, articles, chapters in books and book reviews.
With the appointment, the Investment Committee of PMB Investment comprises four members. The other three are Mansoor Ahmad, Nik Mohamed Zaki Nik Yusoff and Nazim Rahman.
PMB Investment, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pelaburan MARA Berhad, is an Islamic Fund Management Company. It manages 13 unit trust funds, two wholesale funds and several discretionary portfolios for investments in equity, sukuk and/or money market.
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