Malayan Banking Berhad
Public company
Traded as MYX: 1155
Industry Financial Services
Founded 31 May 1960
Founder Khoo Teck Puat
Headquarters Menara Maybank
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Area served
Southeast Asia
Hong Kong, China, Bahrain UK, US, Pakistan
Key people
Datuk Abdul Farid Alias
(President and CEO)
Tan Sri Dato' Megat Zaharuddin Megat Mohd Nor
Dato' Mohamed Rafique Merican
(Group CFO)
Datuk Lim Hong Tat
(Group Head, Community Financial Services and CEO Singapore)
Dato' Amirul Feisal
(Group Head, Global Banking)
Mohd Suhail Suresh
(Group Chief Technology Officer)
Dr John Lee Hin Hock
(Group Chief Risk Officer)
Revenue Increase RM21.24 billion
(US$5.44 billion) (2015)[1]
Decrease RM8.94 billion
(US$2.29 billion) (2015)
Increase RM6.84 billion
(US$1.75 billion) (2015)[1]
Total assets Increase RM708.0 billion
(US$165.00 billion) (2015)[1]
Number of employees
Subsidiaries See Maybank subsidiaries

Malayan Banking Berhad (trading as Maybank, MYX: 1155) is a Malaysian universal bank, with key operating “home markets” of Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.


Maybank is Malaysia's largest bank by market capitalisation and total assets and one of the largest banks in Southeast Asia, with total assets exceeding US$165 billion and having a net profit of US$1.75 billion for 2015,

Maybank is also ranked 95th in The Banker's 2015 Top 1000 World Banks (as at July 2015) and is ranked 362 in the Forbes Global 2000 Leading Companies (as at June 2016).

Maybank is the largest public listed company on Bursa Malaysia, the Malaysian stock exchange, with a market capitalisation of US$19.1 billion as of 31 December 2015.

Maybank's Islamic banking arm, Maybank Islamic, is ranked as the top Islamic bank in Asia Pacific[2] and fifth in the world in terms of assets.[3]

Maybank's network spans across all 10 ASEAN nations as well as key Asian countries and global financial centres with a network of 2,400 offices worldwide with more than 45,000 employees.


Maybank was founded by Malaysian business tycoon Khoo Teck Puat, who died in 2004. The company was led by President and CEO Amirsham Abdul Aziz from 2002 until March 2008 after which he was appointed Minister in the Prime Minister's Department in-charge of the Economic Planning Unit, a post he held until April 2009. Dato' Sri Abdul Wahid Omar was President & CEO of Maybank Group from May 2008 to June 2013. On 2 August 2013, Datuk Abdul Farid Alias, Maybank's Deputy President and Head of Global Banking, was appointed as President & CEO of Maybank Group.



Maybank has an international network of over 2,400 branches and offices in 20 countries, employing 45,000 employees.[5]

Maybank Tower, Singapore
The Maybank Corporate Centre in Metro Manila, Philippines

In Malaysia, Maybank operates consumer, business and corporate banking as well as private banking services, through a network of 393 branch offices and more than 2,500 automated teller machines around the country. The company operates 22 branches in Singapore providing a full range of banking and financial products and services. Maybank, through Maybank Philippines Incorporated, has 79 branches in the Philippines. Maybank also has a banking presence in all of the other Southeast Asian markets. It also operates branches major global financial centres like New York, London, Hong Kong and Bahrain.

Full list: Maybank subsidiaries list

Commercial Banking






Investment Banking





Main competitors


Maybankard ATM and debit card

Maybank issued the ATM and debit card for accessing the balance of the savings account.

Maybank issued the first ATM and debit card with the name "Maybank Kawanku" on 1985, with the function as an ATM card.

Later on the Maybank 30th years celebration event on 31 May 1990, Maybank Kawanku card was upgraded from ATM card application to the debit card application (cashing card and discount card).

In September 1995, the name of the ATM and debit card of Maybank was changed from "Maybank Kawanku" to "Maybankard Bankcard" with the Maestro and Cirrus logo, a division of MasterCard.

Maybankard launched the MasterCard debit card, same as the Maybankard Bankcard.

Maybankard credit card

Maybankard credit card was launched in October 1997 with blue and gold color. The first product is Maybankard MasterCard and Maybankard VISA in April 1998.

Maybankard got the Rookie Award from VISA Int'l in 2000 with the category "The fastest growing card on Asia during the 1998-1999 period", and Quantum Leap from 2001 to 2002 also from VISA Int'l and the 5th best credit card on the world.

See also


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