Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd has denied rumours that its managing director Zukri Samat would be replaced.
Chairperson Zamani Abdul Ghani said the board had decided to renew Zukri’s service contract and his re-appointment had been approved by Bank Negara Malaysia.
“This is cognisance of Zukri’s strong leadership and success in transforming Bank Islam into a respectable Islamic bank in Malaysia,” he said in statement to Bernama today.
Zamani expressed hope that Bank Islam’s staff would continue to give their full support to Zukri.
“Let’s focus all efforts towards building and growing Bank Islam,” he added.