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Appointment of New Assistant Governors of Bank Negara Malaysia

Ref No : 04/18/06 26 Apr 2018 Embargo : For immediate release    

Bank Negara Malaysia wishes to announce the appointment of two Assistant Governors, Encik Nazrul Hisyam Mohd Noh and Encik Tan Nyat Chuan, with effect from 1 May 2018.

As Assistant Governor, Encik Nazrul Hisyam will act as the Chief of Staff and the Secretary to the Board of Directors of Bank Negara Malaysia, and will be responsible for the Governor’s Office, Strategic Communications and Strategic Management departments.

Prior to his appointment as Chief of Staff in 2016, Encik Nazrul Hisyam served the Bank for almost 20 years in several capacities, most recently as the Director of the International Department. He is also a Non-Executive Non-Independent Director on the Board of Directors of Cagamas Berhad.  Encik Nazrul Hisyam holds both a Master and Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Assistant Governor Encik Tan Nyat Chuan will be responsible for payment systems policy matters. With the primary accountability of promoting reliable, secure and efficient clearing, settlement and payment systems in the country, he will also serve in several capacities as a Non-Executive Non-Independent Director on the Board of Directors of the Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd, and a member of the Bank’s Financial Stability Committee and Risk Management Committee.

Encik Tan Nyat Chuan has more than 30 years of work experience in the Bank and previously served as Director of the Internal Audit Department. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Manchester Business School, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Iowa, United States of America.



 Assistant Governor Encik Nazrul Hisyam


 Assistant Governor Encik Tan Nyat Chuan

Bank Negara Malaysia
26 Apr 2018

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