Source: Malaysia Taka­ful As­so­ci­a­tion An­nounce­ment, 24 Septem­ber 2012

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The Man­age­ment Com­mit­tee of Malaysian Taka­ful As­so­ci­a­tion (MTA) an­nounced the ap­point­ment of En­cik Zain­udin Ishak, Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor and Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer of HSBC Amanah Taka­ful (Malaysia) as the new Chair­man of MTA and En­cik Wan Az­man Wan Ma­mat, Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer of AIA AFG Taka­ful Bhd as the Deputy Chair­man.

En­cik Zain­udin Ishak brings with him over 20 years of in­surance and taka­ful ex­pe­ri­ence. An As­so­ciate of Malaysian In­surance In­sti­tute (MII), he has ac­quired ex­ten­sive knowl­edge and ex­pe­ri­ence in man­ag­ing gen­eral in­surance and rein­sur­ance op­er­a­tion and the gen­eral and fam­ily taka­ful and re­taka­ful busi­ness. His more no­table ca­reer achieve­ments in­clude the au­to­ma­tion of claims and un­der­writ­ing pro­cesses, turn­ing around and sta­bil­is­ing the un­der­writ­ing po­si­tion of a lo­cal in­surance provider, and struc­tur­ing the treaty ar­range­ment.

He has pre­vi­ously served as the Deputy Chair­man of MTA since 2009 and spear­headed MTA Sub­com­mit­tees of Gen­eral Taka­ful and Distri­bu­tion Chan­nel.

En­cik Wan Az­man Wan Ma­mat has over 20 years of work­ing ex­pe­ri­ence in the in­surance and taka­ful in­dus­try, mainly through his involvement in the devel­op­ment of distri­bu­tion chan­nels such as Agency, Part­ner­ship and Di­rect Mar­ket­ing. His pas­sion lies in the ar­eas of tal­ent devel­op­ment, re­cruit­ment and growth of Bu­mi­put­era agency, in­no­va­tion of taka­ful prod­ucts and ser­vices, and im­ple­men­ta­tion of cre­ative mar­ket­ing pro­grammes.

Among his key ca­reer achieve­ments are the im­ple­men­ta­tion of multi-distri­bu­tion chan­nels strat­egy in AATB, set­ting-up two new taka­ful com­pa­nies in year 2006 and 2010, and also de­vel­op­ing young and new tal­ents to serve the in­dus­try in var­i­ous fields.

MTA Man­age­ment Com­mit­tee is pos­i­tive that the new lead­er­ship of the As­so­ci­a­tion will take the taka­ful in­dus­try to a new level where it will wit­ness a greater pub­lic recog­ni­tion of the taka­ful con­cept.

En­cik Zain­udin Ishak, Ex­ec­u­tive Di­rec­tor and Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer of HSBC Amanah Taka­ful (Malaysia)

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