Executive Leadership


Abdul Hadi Ali

Chief Executive Officer

Abdul Hadi joined PAAB in April 2010 as an Assistant General Manager, Treasury under Finance Division and later was promoted to Chief Corporate Officer in 2013. He was designated as Chief Treasurer after an internal reorganisation in May 2018 which saw Treasury function been assigned to him.

He was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of PAAB effective from 19 March 2019.

Abdul Hadi has over 20 years of treasury experience both in corporate and banking environment. In 1989, he started his career with PETRONAS in money market and foreign exchange desk and later moved to fixed income portfolio management. He made his foray into banking industry by joining Aseambankers Berhad in 1994 and he became the Chief Dealer and later promoted as the Head of Treasury in 1999. He moved to Hwang DBS Securities in 2002 to establish the private debt securities (PDS) trading desk and joined KAF Discount Berhad (later known as KAF Investment Bank), in 2003 as the Head of Sales. In 2008, Abdul Hadi left Malaysia to join the Islamic Development Bank, a multilateral development bank based in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a Financial Market Specialist. His main responsibility was in the area of liquidity and institution’s currency basket management (Islamic Dinar) and investments.

Abdul Hadi graduated from University of Missouri at Kansas City, USA with Masters in Business Administration (Finance) and Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance) from Loyola University, New Orleans in USA.