The Bank of Singapore Names Rickie Chan as CEO for Hong Kong Branch



by Fintech News Hong Kong

April 23, 2024

The Bank of Singapore, the private banking arm of OCBC, has appointed Rickie Chan as the new Chief Executive Officer of its Hong Kong branch.

The announcement was made earlier today, confirming Rickie’s additional responsibilities alongside his current Head of Private Banking, Greater China role.

Rickie brings over 28 years of experience in the financial services sector to his new role. He joined the Bank of Singapore in February 2024, following a distinguished career with several leading institutions. 

His previous roles include CEO of Credit Suisse’s Hong Kong branch and Greater China Head of Wealth Management, with earlier tenures at Barclays and Goldman Sachs.

Rickie succeeds Cindy Wong, who has led the Hong Kong branch since 2021. To ensure a seamless leadership transition, she will continue to serve as an advisor until her retirement on May 31.

The Bank of Singapore said that the Greater China region remains its largest market outside of ASEAN. It has shown significant growth, with a 10 percent increase in assets under management in the past two years, accompanied by over 150 new hires.

Jason MooThe Bank of Singapore

Jason Moo

Jason Moo, CEO of the Bank of Singapore, commented on the appointment:

“Rickie is an outstanding leader with a proven track record that inspires trust and confidence. His extensive experience and leadership are vital as we continue to grow and strengthen our capabilities to meet the evolving needs of our clients in this key market.”

 

Featured image credit: Edited from Freepik

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