Hussam Sultan is an experienced international Islamic banking and finance professional whose interests include product development, commercial banking, international trade, poverty alleviation, Fintech and environmental sustainability. He is currently working as Head, Commercial and Transaction Banking at CIMB Islamic Bank in Malaysia. Before joining CIMB Islamic Hussam worked most recently as Head, Commercial Banking at HSBC Amanah Malaysia Berhad and prior to that he worked for the Dubai based investment firm Fajr Capital on various roles and selected strategic projects which saw him seconded to Brunei Darussalam to lead the product transformation at Brunei’s leading Islamic bank, BIBD. He also held positions at HSBC Amanah in both the UK and Dubai offices, working in business development, product development, structuring and compliance. He played a pivotal role in growing the HSBC Amanah business in the UK and was involved in the launch of innovative Islamic retail and corporate banking products at BIBD.
Hussam has a BEng (Hons) in Civil and Structural Engineering from University College London (UCL), UK, and an MSc in Environmental Management for Business from Cranfield University, UK, with research focus on Sustainable Banking.
(1/7/2020) Wednesday - MY
Digital Transformation – More than a technology makeover
Hussam Sultan, Regional Head, Commercial Banking, CIMB Islamic Bank
1. Defining digital transformation
2. Why SMEs must digitalise their business?
3. Lessons learnt from the Covid-19 pandemic
4. The growth opportunities when you digitize your business
5. Customer experience is paramount
6. What is CIMB doing to help SMEs digitize their business
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