Kenny Kim

Founding Partner & Chief Executive Officer

Prior to co-founding Ikhlas Capital, Kenny spent 2 years with RRJ Capital, one of Asia’s largest private equity funds. He was a core member of its senior investments team and also a member of its Executive Committee.  

Prior to RRJ Capital, Kenny had a 22-year career at CIMB Group from 1993 to 2015, spending his first 11 years in Investment Banking and his second 11 years as Group CFO and CEO of Strategy & Investments. Kenny led CIMB’s transformative multi-country M&A strategy, successfully building the fifth largest Universal Bank in ASEAN. He also spearheaded and implemented 7 bank acquisitions within 5 years and was the Lead Director for 3 major post-acquisition Merger Integration Committees. As head of Investments, he built a strong portfolio of strategic investments for CIMB and raised more than US$300 million for CIMB’s private equity division.