CIMB Group is Malaysia’s second largest financial services provider and one of ASEAN’s leading universal banking groups. It offers consumer banking, investment banking, Islamic banking, asset management, and insurance products and services. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, the Group is now present in nine out of ten ASEAN nations (Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Brunei, Vietnam, Myanmar and Laos). Beyond ASEAN, the Group has market presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Korea, the US, and the UK. CIMB Group has the most extensive retail branch network in ASEAN of close to 1,000 branches and its investment banking arm is also one of the largest Asia Pacific-based investment banks, offering amongst the most comprehensive research coverage of more than 1,000 stocks in the region. The Group has about 40,000 employees located in 16 countries.
Chevening and CIMB Group
Dato’ Sri Nazir Razak, Chairman of CIMB Group, says: 'This programme is a demonstration of our long-term commitment towards corporate responsibility. We want to contribute to nurturing leaders of tomorrow for ASEAN.'
Who do CIMB Group support?
This year, CIMB Group is generously co-funding up to five awards specifically available to applicants from Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Cambodia, who wish to undertake studies in the areas of business, communications, financial regulation, Islamic finance, cyber security, trade and investment, and sustainable development.
Applicants who apply to undertake studies in the relevant areas will be considered for a co-sponsored Chevening Award.