Datuk Johar Che Mat was appointed as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Dagang
NeXchange Berhad on 24 February 2022. Prior to this, he was Independent Non-Executive
Director of the company since 28 February 2018. He is also the Chairman of the Nomination and
Renumeration Committee effective 15 January 2022.
He carries a career journey spanning more than 30 years in the banking industry. Datuk Johar
began his banking career when he joined Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank) in 1976, and had
served in various capacities within Maybank namely Regional Manager of Selangor/Negeri
Sembilan from 1993 to 1995; General Manager, Commercial Banking Division from 1996 to 2000;
Senior General Manager, Corporate Banking and Enterprise Banking Division from 2000 to 2002;
and Senior Executive Vice President, Retail Financial Services from 2002 to 2006. Following this, he
was appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Maybank Group, a position he held until his retirement
He was previously a Board Member of Bank Pertanian Malaysia Berhad, Amanah Raya Group,Proton Holdings Berhad and several other public companies.
He also serves as Chairman of MNRB Holdings Berhad, and Board of MBSB Bank Berhad, Takaful
Ikhlas General Berhad, Takaful Ikhlas Family Berhad, Edelteq Holdings Berhad.
He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree of Economics from University Malaya, Malaysia.