Samad Majid Zain is the Group Chief Operating Officer where he is responsible for the overall management and supervision of the day-to-day operations of Affin Hwang Capital. He is a member of Group Management Committee.
Prior to his current appointment, Samad was the Group Chief Financial Officer of Affin Hwang Capital. Preceding that, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Affin Investment Bank after being the Chief Financial Officer of Affin Securities. He was also the Manager of Equity Capital Markets and, prior to that, Head of Finance Operations at Affin-UOB Securities.
Before joining the Affin Banking Group, Samad was a Management Auditor for Sime Darby. He started his career at KPMG in 1995.
Samad is a qualified accountant with more than 19 years’ experience. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Accounting & Finance from University of Western Australia. He also has an MBA majoring in Information Technology Management from Multimedia University.
Samad is a Chartered Banker of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB), Chartered Accountant (CA) with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants as well as Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) of CPA Australia.