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Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Bhd / Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Clearing Bhd

Board of Directors of Subsidiaries

Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Bhd / Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Clearing Bhd

Datuk Seri Tajuddin Bin Atan

Datuk Seri Tajuddin bin Atan

Chairman

Datuk Seri Tajuddin bin Atan
Nationality/Age Malaysian / 58
Date of Appointment 1 April 2011
Academic / Professional Qualification(s)
  • Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness), Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Master of Business Administration, Ohio University
  • Fellow Chartered Banker, Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers
  • Honorary Degree of Doctorate in Finance, University Putra Malaysia.
Present Directorship(s)

Listed Entity:

  • Bursa Malaysia Berhad

Other public companies:

  • Bursa Malaysia Berhad Group
  • Chairman, Yayasan Bursa Malaysia
  • Capital Market Development Fund
  • Securities Industry Development Corporation
Present Appointment(s)
  • Member, Executive Committee of Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre
  • Member, Financial Reporting Foundation
Past Directorship(s) and/or Appointment(s)
  • Group Managing Director, RHB Capital Berhad and Managing Director, RHB Bank Berhad (2009-2011)
  • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia (2008-2014)
  • Member, SME Corp Malaysia (2008-2013)
  • President/Group Managing Director, Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad (2007-2009)
  • CEO, Bank Simpanan Nasional (2004-2007)
  • Managing Director, Chase Perdana Berhad (2001-2004)


Datuk Chai Way Leong

Datuk Chay Wai Leong

Director

Datuk Chay Wai Leong
Nationality/Age Singaporean / 54
Permanent Resident of Malaysia
Date of Appointment 14 September 2015
Academic / Professional Qualification(s)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, National University of Singapore
Present Directorship(s)

Listed Entity:

  • Bursa Malaysia Berhad

Other public companies:

  • Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad
  • Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Clearing Berhad
  • K & N Kenanga Holdings Berhad
  • Kenanga Vietnam Securities Joint Stock Corporation
  • Securities Industry Development Corporation
Present Appointment(s)
  • Group Managing Director, Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad
Past Directorship(s) and/or Appointment(s)
  • Executive Director, Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad (May 2011- January 2017)
  • Managing Director, RHB Investment Bank Berhad and Director of Corporate & Investment Banking, RHB Banking Group Berhad (2006-2011)
  • Country Head, Malaysia and Head of Reginol Organization for Southeast Asia, Standard Bank Group (2002-2006)
  • Director, Head of Investment Banking Malaysia, JP Morgan Chase Bank (2000-2002)
  • Director of Investment Banking, Jardine Fleming in Hong Kong (1990-2000)
  • Senior Investment Analyst, Bankers Trust Brokerage in Singapore (1987-1990)


Datin Mariam Prudence binti Yusof

Datin Mariam Prudence binti Yusof

Director

Datin Mariam Prudence binti Yusof
Nationality/Age Malaysian / 65
Date of Appointment 1 August 2017
Academic / Professional Qualification(s)
  • BA (Hon) University of Malaya
Present Directorship(s)

Listed Entity:

  • Bursa Malaysia Berhad
  • C.I. Holdings Berhad

Other public companies:

  • Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad
  • Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Clearing Berhad
Present Appointment(s)
  • Chairman, SISMA Group of Companies
Past Directorship(s) and/or Appointment(s)
  • Executive Director, Equity Market of MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd (formerly known as MIDF Sisma Securities Sdn Bhd) (1997-2007)
  • Member, Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange Committee (KLSE) (2002-2004)
  • Director, Labuan International Financial Exchange Inc. (LFX) (2002-2004)
  • Director, Securities Clearing Automated Network Services Sdn Bhd (SCANS) (2002-2004)
  • Director, Research Institute & Investment Analyst Malaysia (RIAM) (2002-2004)
  • Trustee, Bumiputera Training Fund of the Securities Commission (SC) (2002-2004)
  • Chairman, Membership Committee of the KLSE (2002-2004)
  • Chairman, Association of Stockbroking Companies of Malaysia (2002-2003)
  • Director (Corporate Nominee), PB Securities Sdn Bhd (1990-1997)
  • Dealer Representative, HA Securities Sdn Bhd (1984-1990)
  • Human Resource & Organizational Development with multinational companies (1974-1984)


Christopher Fix

Christopher Fix

Director

Christopher Fix
Nationality/Age American / 55
Date of Appointment 27 November 2017
Description

Christopher Fix serves as Managing Director, Asia Pacific, of CME Group. Based in Singapore, he is responsible for leading CME Group’s initiatives to expand its presence in the region, including its partnerships with regional exchanges, delivering a growth strategy, and developing benchmark products and services to meet the needs of current and prospective clients.

In addition to his role at CME Group, Fix is also a Board Member of Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME) and Chairman of DME Asia Pte Ltd. DME was launched in 2007 as a joint venture between CME Group, Dubai Holdings and the Oman Investment Fund. Before joining CME Group in June 2015, Fix served as Chief Executive Officer of DME since August 2012, where he spearheaded DME’s strategic development and led the exchange towards closer ties with oil producers, customers and the financial community, with a particular focus on its core target market of Asia.

Prior to that, Fix had a highly successful career spanning 20 years with BNP Paribas, where he served the group since 1992 and has held several positions in New York, Paris and Singapore. His most recent position at BNP Paribas was as Head of Marketing for Commodity Futures, Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. Before that, he was BNP Paribas’ Head of Commodity Derivatives Credit, Asia Pacific & Japan, responsible for providing exchange traded and OTC hedging services to clients of BNP across challenging credit, legal and compliance jurisdictions in Asia.

Fix graduated in 1986 with a Bachelors Degree from State University of New York at Binghamton, majoring in History and Political Science. He also specialized in Soviet, Russian and Chinese History and Political Science, and published a research paper on the Japanese use of Soviet commodities.



William Francis Herder (Bill Herder)

William Francis Herder (Bill Herder)

Independent Director

William Francis Herder (Bill Herder)
Nationality/Age American / 54
Date of Appointment 2 June 2016
Description

Bill Herder is currently the Head of Asia-Pacific, Futures Industry Association (FIA) Asia. Bill Herder had been in the role since March 2012. He has over 20 years of experience in the listed derivatives industry, most recently as the regional head of operations – Asia Pacific for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP). Earlier in his career, he served in front, middle and back office management positions at various trading firms and software vendors including Trading Technologies, SunGard Futures Systems and BNP Securities (USA) Inc. Bill Herder has extensive experience in the futures and options business and has been a key participant in the development of processes and systems for the electronic trading and clearing of exchange traded derivatives. He has resided in Singapore since 2007.

Bill Herder received an MBA in Finance and Economics from University of Rochester.