Renzo Christopher Viegas
Independent Non-Executive Director
Indian / Male / 59
- First appointment date as INED: 1 December 2017
- Chairman of Audit and Risk Committee
- Chairman of Strategy and Business Transformation Committee
- Member of Nomination, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee
Renzo holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Mumbai, India. He is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
Renzo has extensive experience in the banking industry and started his working career with Citibank in 1985, where he progressively held senior positions in various Asia Pacific countries including regional responsibilities until 2008. His last held position was Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Citibank Malaysia.
In 2008, he joined RHB Bank Berhad as Director, Retail Banking where he managed the consumer, insurance, hire purchase and SME businesses. In 2011, he was appointed as the principal officer to oversee RHB Bank Berhad’s overall operations. He was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer with direct oversight of the Retail & International businesses of RHB Bank Berhad, prior to joining the CIMB group in 2012.
He was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the CIMB Group, Executive Director of CIMB Bank from 2012 to 2015 and Chief Executive Officer of its Group Consumer Banking from 2015 to 2016, where he was responsible for the development of overall business strategies of consumer banking for the smooth implementation of the strategies, and transformed the consumer bank to become its growth engine. He provided support to the group chief executive and other senior management, leveraging on the regional platform to better reap synergies and accelerate business delivery. He also served as Adviser to the Group Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Bank, where he was responsible for the development of overall group wide business strategies until March 2019.
He was a non-independent director of CIMB Bank (Vietnam) Ltd from August 2018 to July 2019, and a non-independent director for CIMB Cambodia Bank PLC from November 2017 to July 2019. He was also a non-executive director of Sun Life Malaysia Assurance and Takaful Berhad from May 2013 to July 2017.
Directorship(s) in other public companies in Malaysia
Listed public company
Non-listed public company
- Manulife Insurance Berhad