Saturday, August 14, 2010
About Prudential BSN Takaful Berhad (PruBSN)
Founded in 1848, Prudential began as a leading life and pensions provider in the United Kingdom. Today, it is one of the world's largest financial services group. Through Prudential Assurance, the Prudential brand has been in Malaysia for over 80 years. BSN, launched in 1974, has today a 9 million customer base serviced by 5,100 employees in nearly 400 branches nationwide. It is a statutory body under the Ministry of Finance.
The partnership provides a solid structure for PruBSN in view of Prudential Assurance's strength in agency distribution as well as BSN's impressive corporate presence. The strong branding and identity of the two companies have created a vast opportunity for PruBSN to accelerate the growth of the Takaful industry in the country.
PruBSN's vision is to be a world-class Shariah-compliant financial solutions provider. We would also like to instill the importance of family values and the spirit of togetherness amongst our employees, partners and customers because at PruBSN, We Understand, We Care.
THE TAKAFUL CONCEPT
PruBSN is currently under the advice and supervision of the following four prominent Shariah scholars who are specialized and experienced in various fields of contemporary Islamic knowledge and practice. They are:-
|YBhg Datuk Haji Nakhaie Haji Ahmad |
Datuk Haji Mohd Nakhaie is currently the President of the Islamic Dakwah Foundation of Malaysia. A graduate of Al-Azhar University in theology and philosophy, he also holds a Masters degree in Islamic history and civilization from Cairo University.
Experienced in youth and students’ movements for more than 18 years, Datuk Nakhaie also has more than 20 years experience in politics, specializing in political information. He also has been actively involved in many intellectual and political seminars, conferences and talks in Malaysia and abroad since 1965 as a student leader, political leader and social activist.
Datuk Nakhaie has written many articles on various areas of Islamic revealed knowledge in magazines and newspapers such as Islamic ethics, Islamic history and civilization, Islamic traditions in da'wah, ibadah and many more.
|YBhg Prof Datuk Dr. Mohammed Yusoff Hussain |
Before being a Rector of the Islvamic College of Darul Ridzuan, Datuk Yusoff was a mufti of Federal Territory for two years. He was also a lecturer at the National University of Malaysia (UKM) for almost 30 years. Previously, he was the Head for the Department of Islamic theology and philosophy as well as Dean for the faculty of Islamic studies.
|Dr. Fuad Sawari |
A lecturer at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) since 1996, Dr. Mohd Fuad is currently also the Chairman of the Shariah Committee for Bank Simpanan Nasional. After completing his first degree at the Islamic Academy of University Malaya’s Syariah Faculty in 1991, he obtained his second degree from University of Amman, Jordan in 1995. In 2004, he acquired his Ph.D in Fiqh and Usul Fiqh from IIUM, where he wrote a thesis on E-Commerce between Islamic and Malaysian Law. He has also written several books in Islamic jurisprudence such as Introduction to Study in Fiqh and many more.
|Ustaz Burhanuddin Lukman |
His working experience began as Assistant Lecturer in Kulliyyah of Laws at IIUM in 1993 after graduating from the Islamic University of Madinah. Ustaz Burhan then pursued his study at University Al al-Bayt, Jordan until he secured his second degree in 2000. He also holds a Shariah Lawyer Certificate from Jabatan Agama Islam Wilayah Persekutuan (JAWI) in 2002.
Ustaz Burhan is currently a lecturer in Kulliyyah of Laws at IIUM since 2000 while being a member of the Shariah Committee at Al-Rajhi Bank Malaysia. Besides his mother tongue, he also speaks fluent Arabic, English and Mandarin.