TAKAFUL IKHLAS RECEIVES MALAYSIAN BEST TAKAFUL OPERATOR AWARD 2013 FROM GLOBAL BANKING & FINANCE REVIEW

Kuala Lumpur, 17 October 2013 – Takaful IKHLAS brand which has been around for 10 years proves its excellence when it received a prestigious accolade from Global Banking & Finance Review, an online portal which has a readership from 200 different countries. The award won is for the Malaysian Best Takaful Operator 2013 category.

Senior Vice President, Agency Head cum Officer in Charge of Takaful Ikhlas Sdn Bhd, Tuan Haji Wan Rosli Shaharuddin bin Wan Yaacob is holding the prestigious accolade from the Global Banking & Finance Review, an online portal which has a readership from 200 different countries. The award won is for the Malaysian Best Takaful Operator 2013 category
Senior Vice President, Agency Head cum Officer in Charge of Takaful Ikhlas Sdn Bhd, Tuan Haji Wan Rosli Shaharuddin bin Wan Yaacob is holding the prestigious accolade from the Global Banking & Finance Review, an online portal which has a readership from 200 different countries. The award won is for the Malaysian Best Takaful Operator 2013 category

The Global Banking and Finance Review Awards were created to recognize companies of all sizes that are prominent in particular areas of expertise and excellence within the global financial community. The awards are known throughout the global banking and financial community. They reflect the innovation, achievement, strategy, progressive and inspirational changes taking place within the financial sector. The Awards have evolved and grown to include those in Foreign Exchange, Banking, Insurance, Hedge Funds, Pension Funds, Compliance, Corporate Governance, Wealth Management, Islamic Finance, Exchange Traded Funds, Project Finance, Binary Options, Technology, Corporate Social Responsibility, and other relative areas.

“We are so excited to be recognized with the international-level accolade in the environment of industrial competition which can be considered as very challenging at the moment. The award and recognition indicate that Takaful IKHLAS’ products has gained the attention of the society in Malaysia as well as overseas,” says the Senior Vice President, Agency Head cum Officer in Charge of Takaful Ikhlas Sdn Bhd, Tuan Haji Wan Rosli Shaharuddin bin Wan Yaacob.

“Takaful IKHLAS started operating in July 2003. With an initial gross contribution acquisition amounting to RM 6.6 million in 2003, Takaful IKHLAS has now gained a gross contribution amounting to RM747 million for the last financial year ending 31 March. The success achieved by Takaful IKHLAS within just a 10-year period is very impressive,” shares Wan Rosli.

“The accolade we received will be shared with our customers, agents and the staff of Takaful IKHLAS who have been supportive of the Company. With their trust and undivided support, the Company managed to be at this level,” states Wan Rosli.

“Winning this award is another proof of how far Takaful IKHLAS has moved in expanding its financial strength within the Takaful industry. We are proud with what we have achieved so far and will continue to strive towards reaching out for more encouraging growths,” adds Wan Rosli.

“I am certain that this award will incite over 400 staff and 5,000 financial planners and agents of Takaful IKHLAS to provide better services to our customers in the future,” says Wan Rosli.

“Overall, such accolade and award is a success for the Islamic Financial Industry. It proves that the Islamic Financial System, particularly Takaful, has managed to strengthen its position not only in Malaysia, but also Globally,” concludes Wan Rosli.

About Takaful Ikhlas Sdn Bhd

Takaful IKHLAS started its operation in July 2003. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary company of MNRB Holdings Berhad, which is listed in the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (Bursa Securities) of which the major shareholder is Permodalan Nasional Berhad and various PNB Unit Trust schemes.

Takaful IKHLAS has a customer service center at its Corporate Head Office in Selangor, Kelantan, Johor, Kedah, Sarawak, Melaka, Sabah, Pahang, Perak, Terengganu, Putrajaya and Negeri Sembilan.

Takaful IKHLAS currently recorded more than 1.8 million registered certificate (policy) holders and more than 5,000 agents.

For further information, please contact:
Puan Rozieana Jamaluddin
Assistant Vice President and Head of Corporate Communication and Marketing Department
Takaful Ikhlas Sdn Bhd
at: 03-2723 9938 / 012-207 0698 or fax: 03-27119997
email : rozieana@takaful-ikhlas.com.my