KUALA LUMPUR: AmInvestment Bank Bhd’s chief executive officer Raja Teh Maimunah Raja Abdul Aziz, who is also AmBank Group managing director of wholesale banking, have been named as the Women Icon Malaysia 2017 at the Women Icons Summit & Awards held recently.
Raja Teh Maimunah has over 23 years of experience in banking and finance, focusing on areas of Islamic and investment banking.
She is currently 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 a member of the Islamic Finance Committee for the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
She was previously awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Law from the University of East London, United Kingdom and also holds an LLB (Hons) from the same university.
The Women Icons Summit & Awards 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.