Muhammad fedzel Abdullah has Appointed Group Chief Executive Officer

Muhammad Fedzel Abdullah has Appointed Group Chief Executive Officer

Date : 24Th November 2017
Place : Istanbul , Turkey

FinancialCorp, parent company of IslamicBanker, announced today that its board of trustees has unanimously chosen Muhammad Fedzel Abdullah as the organization’s next Group Chief executive Officer. Muhammad who currently serves as Chief Executive Officer Asia , will succeed Simon Derby , the company’s  current  Group CEO, on 24 November.


“After thorough succession planning and a comprehensive search process, the board is pleased to have found the best individual to assume leadership of this world-class media organization,” said Ebe Beker, chairman of the FinancialCorp  board of trustees and Muhammad has a track record of strong leadership both inside and outside of public media. This combined with his deep industry knowledge and institutional tenure makes Muhammad uniquely qualified to lead IslamicBanker successfully into the future.”


“I’m honored, and I’m grateful to the board for the opportunity to lead this exceptional organization of creative, dedicated and talented professionals,” said Muhammad Fedzel Abdullah. “We produce innovative, relevant and insightful programming, every day, and our public service impacts the world far beyond where we live. This is a terrific opportunity that any leader would welcome.”

Simon Derby, who will exit the Group CEO post on 25th November, expressed confidence in the board’s choice. “Muhammad is a remarkable leader who has been responsible for a great portion of our success over the years,” said Simon. “I’m very happy with the board’s decision, and I’m confident Jon will ensure that IslamicBanker continues to lead the way in public media’s ongoing evolution.

Islamic Banker (IB) is the English language magazine which features the development in the Islamic banking and finance sector across the globe. IslamicBanker is owned by FinancialCorps . IslamicBanker was first published in January 2014 and it has been distributed across Asia Pacific , Middle East , Africa and the Europe. As one of the leading magazine in the globe focuses on all aspects of the ever-growing Islamic banking and finance developments. IB is exclusively designed to provide its readers with first-hand information, unrivalled news and updates on the sector growth, new product innovations and solutions for the industry in overcoming challenges and in moving forward.