MDV appoints Marazizi Omar as chief business officer
By Digital News Asia November 22, 2022
- Brings over 20 years of business & finance experience
- Previously the COO and CBO at Export Import Bank Malaysia
Malaysia Debt Ventures Berhad (MDV), a subsidiary of the Minister of Finance (Incorporated) and an agency under the purview of the ministry of science, technology and innovation, has appointed Marazizi Omar (pic, above) as its new chief business officer (CBO) effective Nov 21.
In a statement, MDV said Marazizi brings with him more than twenty years of substantial experience in business and finance.
It said he has held multiple senior leadership positions in various corporations as well as having successfully founded his own technology-based businesses.
Prior to the appointment, Marazizi served as the chief operating officer and later, as the CBO, at Export Import Bank Malaysia (EXIM) for three years, MDV said.
He was also the chief executive officer of Pembangunan Leasing Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad and has worked with CIMB, Southern Bank and Bank Bumiputra Malaysia Berhad in various capacities.
MDV’s chairman, Khairul Azwan Harun said given Marazizi’s in-depth experience and extensive exposure in various business sectors, the board and management of MDV are confident that he will be an asset to MDV in its efforts to achieve rapid growth targets over the next three to five years.
“This is pursuant to the company’s long-term plans in advancing the technology sector for the benefit of the nation,” he said.
Marazizi holds a master’s degree in business administration from University of South Australia, Australia and a bachelor’s degree in business management from Midwestern State University, Texas.
He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia.
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