KUALA LUMPUR – Danajamin Nasional Berhad (“Danajamin”), the country’s first Financial Guarantee Insurer announced the appointment of Imri Dolhadi Ab Wahab as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Danajamin effective 1 November 2020. He is a nominee of Minister of Finance (Incorporated).
With Imri Dolhadi’s appointment, Muhamad Shahril Othman will resign as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Danajamin effective 31 October 2020. The only other Non-Independent Non-Executive Director in Danajamin is Suresh Menon, representing Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad.
Imri Dolhadi brings with him a wealth of experience having served with the Ministry of Finance for 14 years. He is currently the Head of Risk & Debt Section, Fiscal & Economics Division in the Ministry of Finance. He was previously appointed to various divisions within the Ministry of Finance, namely Fiscal and Economics, Strategic Investment and the Economics & International Division. Imri Dolhadi also currently sits on the Board of Urusharta Jamaah Sdn Bhd. and GOVCO Holdings Berhad.
Imri Dolhadi holds a Masters in Islamic Finance from INCEIF, Kuala Lumpur and a Bachelor of Accounting and Finance from Lancaster University, United Kingdom.
“We are honoured to welcome Encik Imri Dolhadi as a member of our Board of Directors (“BOD”). We strongly believe that the addition of Encik Imri will complement our existing BOD members. Given his experience in financing and risk matters, we are confident he will be able to assist Danajamin in fulfilling its important mandate of supporting the Government’s initiatives to further grow the country’s economy.” said Mohamed Nazri Omar, Chief Executive Officer of Danajamin.
For more information about Danajamin, its services as well as its leadership team, kindly visit our website at www.danajamin.com.
Danajamin Nasional Berhad is Malaysia’s first and only Financial Guarantee Insurer. Established in May 2009, Danajamin’s objective is to ensure that financially viable corporates continue to be able to access the bond market for their long-term financing needs and at the same, be an enabler to further develop the domestic bond and sukuk market.
To date, Danajamin’s guarantee have assisted 42 issuances across various sectors; and brought about a market impact of approximately RM22.7 billion through its risk sharing collaboration with partner banks.
Danajamin is ‘AAA’ rated by both RAM Rating Services Berhad and Malaysia Rating Corporation Berhad. It is regulated and supervised by Bank Negara Malaysia under the Financial Services Act 2013. Danajamin is equally owned by Minister of Finance Incorporated and Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad.
Danajamin’s total asset and total shareholder’s equity stands at RM2.79 billion and RM1.8 billion respectively (as at 31 December 2019).
For further information, please visit www.danajamin.com
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