Maybank names new Maybank IBG CEO
Michael Oh-Lau Chong Jin’s appointment will be effective on 1 December 2022.
Maybank Group has appointed Michael Oh-Lau Chong Jin as the CEO of Maybank Investment Banking Group (Maybank IBG), replacing retired CEO Ami Moris, effective on 1 December 2022.
In a statement, Maybank said Jin will be overseeing all the investment banking, advisory, research, broking and prime broking services in Malaysia and across Maybank IBG’s ASEAN platform, including Maybank Securities in Singapore.
Over his 27-year working with the Group, Jin has gained extensive experience in wholesale banking which spanned investment and corporate banking services in the company’s regional franchise and strategic financial location centres globally.
He served as managing director, regional head of Debt Markets at Maybank Investment Bang, and managing director, Corporate Banking for Group Global Banking which he held for the last six years.
Amongst his achievements include the execution of a landmark debt capital market transaction which established the bank’s position as the leading regional Sukuk arranger.
He also held a key role in designing and implementing the repayment assistance programme for corporate clients at the start of the pandemic to assist and sustain the clients amidst and after the health crisis.
“Michael’s appointment is a testament to the Group’s strong internal succession pipeline based on an individual’s proven capabilities and track record. He is a true-blue Maybanker who embraces the purpose of Humanising Financial Services and has in-depth experience in multiple fields of global and investment banking,” said Maybank Group President and CEO Khairussaleh Ramli.
“We look forward to supporting Michael in Maybank IBG’s next chapter of growth in line with the Group’s refined M25+ strategy of delivering solutions tailor-made to the specific needs of each client across all segments and geographies that we serve, exceptional customer experience and world-class deal execution capabilities for our clients across the region,” he added.