Former Bursa CEO Yusli Mohamed Yusoff passes away at age 63


KUALA LUMPUR: Former Bursa Malaysia Bhd govt director and chief govt officer Datuk Yusli Mohamed (*63*) has handed away following a battle with most cancers. He was 63.

A robust advocate of company governance, Yusli was the president of the Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance since 2015.

He additionally held directorships in a number of listed corporations, together with KPJ Healthcare Bhd, FGV Holdings Bhd, Westports Holdings Bhd, AirAsia X Bhd and Mudajaya Group Bhd.

Yusli graduated with a Bachelor of Economics Degree from University of Essex, England and certified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He was a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

He started his skilled profession in 1981 as a trainee accountant with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co in London, UK.

Yusli returned to Malaysia and held numerous key positions at industrial and monetary teams which supplied him with expertise in quite a few industries, together with property and infrastructure growth, telecommunications, engineering and service provider banking.

Yusli entered the stockbroking business when he was appointed chief govt director of CIMB Securities Sdn Bhd from 2000 to 2004. He additionally served because the chairman of the Association of Stockbroking Companies Malaysia from 2003 to 2004.

From 2004 to 2011, he was appointed the manager director and chief govt officer of Bursa Malaysia Bhd, beforehand often called the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange. During the identical interval, he additionally sat on the board of the Capital Market Development Fund and was additionally an govt committee member of the Financial Reporting Foundation of Malaysia.

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