Tan Ngiap Joo appointed Chairman of OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad
Veteran banker Tan Ngiap Joo has been appointed Chairman of OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad (OCBC Bank) and OCBC Al-Amin Bank Berhad (OCBC Al-Amin) effective 30 March 2018 following the retirement of Dato’ Ooi Sang Kuang.
Dato’ Ooi remains Chairman of parent organisation Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC Ltd) based in Singapore.
Mr Tan, a long-serving former senior executive of OCBC Ltd in Singapore prior to his retirement in December 2007, was appointed to the Boards of the OCBC Group in September 2013 and OCBC Bank in October 2015. His 37 years as a banker included several overseas postings before he joined the OCBC Group in August 1990.
Chairman of OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad Mr Tan Ngiap Joo
At the OCBC Group he held several senior positions over the years, including Chief Executive of OCBC's Australian operations, and Head, Group Business Banking and was appointed Deputy President in December 2001. His roles, which often brought him to Malaysia, gave him significant exposure to the country.
Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Western Australia.