MCBA successfully held its 58 th Annual General Meeting

August 25, 2020


MCBA successfully held its 58th Annual General Meeting on 25th August 2020 at InterContinental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

As in previous years, the highlight of the meeting was the welcoming speech by the President of MCBA, Datuk Nora Manaf. In her speech, she reminded member banks of the need to be cognisant of the unprecedented and extremely challenging times currently and ahead brought upon by the COVID-19 pandemic. And she said, “But it is also about reminding ourselves that the crisis has also unravelled silver linings, ranging from personal/family aspects, to environmental, as well as business and commerce reconfigurations”.

At the AGM, the current set of 6-EXCO member banks was unanimously re-elected to serve another 2-year term from 2020/2021 to 2021/2022.

Close to 50 delegates attended the function.


MCBA successfully held its 57th Annual General Meeting

August 28, 2019
11:30 amto12:40 pm


It is the 57th MCBA AGM!

MCBA successfully held its 57th Annual General Meeting today at Inter-Continental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.


In her speech, she covered a wide range of topics which included acknowledging efforts and contributions made by the EXCO members, member banks and secretariat staff which culminated in the conclusion of collective agreements with the various unions, the concept of “living wage”, the impact of and what responses member banks should take in addressing changes brought about by digitalization, the likely changes to the labor-related legislations and the current and future economic scenario which would affect banking industry.

There was no election of office bearers as the tenure of the current set of EXCO members would only end by year 2020.

The AGM was well attended and participated by member banks with close to sixty delegates present at the meeting.

MCBA and ABOM concluded the 13th Collective Agreement for period 2018-2020


To mark the success of having concluded the 13th Collective Agreement, MCBA and ABOM jointly celebrated the achievement by holding a CA signing ceremony on 10.8.2018 at Hilton Kuala Lumpur.

In her welcoming speech, the President of MCBA Nora Manaf commended highly the commitment of both MCBA and ABOM for their professionalism in conducting the CA negotiation. She noted that, just like in the past, ABOM had always prepared ahead of time and was willing to conclude the collective agreement after just a few rounds of negotiation.

Nora also highlighted the need to improve productivity and strengthen workforce capabilities so that workers can successfully thrive in time of lightning speed of technological evolution and economic volatility. She went on to illustrate some of the challenges ahead and how they could be turned into opportunities to better peoples’ livelihood.

Her speech was followed by an address by the President of ABOM, Wan Shaharuddin Shah Ismail who similarly commended on the good relationship between MCBA and ABOM which contributed to the successful conclusion of the collective agreement.

About 4,000 officers in the employ of 10 banks in Peninsular would benefit from the conclusion of the 13th collective agreement.

The celebration was well attended by members of the HR community in the banking industry and members of ABOM.