Sunday, September 27, 2009

Takaful Ikhlas appoints new board members

Takaful Ikhlas Sdn Bhd has appointed Yahaya Besah and Dr Syed Musa Syed Jaafar Alhabshi to the company's board of directors effective Aug 20, the takaful provider said in a recent statement. Yahaya, 58, chairs the board's risk management committee and sits on its audit committee and the remuneration committee. He graduated from the University Science of Malaysia with a Bachelors Degree in Social Science. His last position in Bank Negara Malaysia was director special projects (deposit insurance) before he retired in 2006. Dr Syed Musa, 48, who chairs the board's remuneration committee, is currently the principal consultant at Amanie Business Solutions Sdn Bhd. He joined the Shariah finance outfit in 2006 when he left University Tun Abdul Razak as head of its centre for graduate studies and dean in its business administration faculty. Prior to that, he was with International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).