Mohd Suhail Amar Suresh

Director at MCB Bank Limited

Mr. Suhail has more than 30 years of global experience in various areas related to Corporate Strategy, Business Development & Marketing, Information Technology, Systems and Applications Architecture within the Banking and Telecommunications industries.

Mr. Suhail is the Group Chief Technology Officer and the Head of Maybank Shared Services for the Maybank Group. He is primarily responsible for transforming IT within Maybank and strengthening the in-house technical capability to support the Group’s vision and aspirations. Mr. Suhail develops and leads the execution of the Group Technology strategies, systems and capabilities in collaboration with the Group Business to achieve business goals. Mr. Suhail’s goal is to build differentiated regional strategic capabilities for the Group by leveraging technology as a competitive advantage, especially for enhanced customer experience, greater efficiency and cost advantage. Mr. Suhail previously served as the Group Chief Information Officer and Head of Virtual Banking & Payments in his tenure with the Maybank Group, where he led the evolution of the Digital Strategy roadmap and was responsible over the roll out of several key digital platforms and capabilities across multiple markets.

Prior to joining Maybank Group, Mr. Suhail was the Managing Director of Malaysian Electronic Clearing Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (MyClear), a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank Negara Malaysia, responsible for the growth and success of the National e-payment infrastructure and services. He also served as the Group Managing Director of Malaysian Electronic Payment System Sdn. Bhd. (MEPS) and was responsible for accelerating the growth of MEPS as the centralized national switch. Mr. Suhail also held several senior positions in the Information Services Division of a commercial bank. Throughout his extensive career in other multinational organisations, Mr. Suhail oversaw overall technology investments and directed the implementation and integration of Technology services within the Asia Pacific region.

Presently, Mr. Suhail is a Director on the Board of MCB Bank Limited and a member of the Board’s Business Strategy & Development Committee, Risk Management & Portfolio Review Committee and Information Technology Committee. He is also a member of Board Oversight Committee for Information Technology of Maybank Ageas Holding Berhad and a Director of MBB Labs Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Suhail is a Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Management and Associate of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers Association (formerly known as Institute of Bankers Malaysia- IBBM). He holds a Master of Business Administration from Charles Sturt University, Australia.


  • Director

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