Malaysia's political tussle makes CIMB CEO finance minister

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By Morgan Davis
10 Mar 2020

CIMB Group Holdings and CIMB Bank chief executive Zafrul Aziz has been named Malaysia's new finance minister, amid tumultuous political change in the country.

New prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin appointed Zafrul on Monday, as part of his new cabinet lineup. The former finance minister, Lim Guan Eng, was in the job for less than two years.

Yassin's seizure of power was a dramatic U-turn for the country. Malaysia's 2018 election, which brought ...

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