Islamic Finance

IILM gets new acting CEO after departure of Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim

Kuala Lumpur-based International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation (IILM) has appointed Abdoul Aziz Ba as its acting Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2017, the organisation said in a statement today.

Abdoul Aziz Ba was a member of the IILM's executive and leadership team since 2011 and served as its Executive Director of Business Operations. 

He was part of the team that led the inaugural launch of the IILM sukuk issuance prgramme in 2013. 

Abdoul Aziz Ba has 20 years of experience in investment banking including with BNP Paribas, Credit Agricole Indosuez and HSBC, according to his LinkedIn profile. 

His appointment follows the departure of Prof Datuk Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim last month. Prof Rifaat served as IILM CEO since October 2012. 

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