Standard Chartered Calibrates Senior Management Positions In Singapore

Following the recent appointed of Judy Hsu as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore, the bank has confirmed the following appointments to key business segment and product roles in Singapore:

  • Andrew Chia is appointed to Head, Retail Banking, Singapore
  • Vanessa Leung is appointed Head, Commercial Banking, Singapore
  • Goh Beng Kim is the new Head, Transaction Banking, Singapore
Andrew Chia is presently the Global Head of Managed Investments, Group Wealth Management, and prior to that was Head of Retail Clients, Standard Chartered Bank (Taiwan) Limited until June 2015. He joined the Bank in October 2010 as Regional Head of Wealth Management for Singapore and Southeast Asia.

Vanessa Leung currently heads up the Portfolio Management regional coverage team in Lending and Portfolio Management, a global function based in Singapore. Prior to 2007, Vanessa spent eight years with the Singapore business in senior roles managing credit and as Head of Local Corporates from 2004 to 2005. She joined Standard Chartered in 1995. Both Andrew and Vanessa will report to Judy Hsu, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore.

Goh Beng Kim moves from his position as Head, Product Management, Transaction Banking, ASEAN. He joined the Bank in 2009, where he initially performed the same role for Singapore before taking on the regional position in 2012. Beng Kim will report to Patrick Lee, Head, Corporate and Institutional Banking, Singapore.

Commenting on the new appointments Judy Hsu said, “I would like to welcome Andrew, Vanessa and Beng Kim to their new roles. These appointments are a natural part of the process that the wider Group is undertaking to reposition itself for growth. We are now focused on delivering on our business commitments and working towards being the “Best International Bank in Singapore”. “We believe we have the right products and services in place to meet the needs of our target client segments. We want to continue to leverage on Singapore’s position as an international financial hub and the gateway to Asia and becoming the preeminent financial hub.”

All three appointments will take effect no later than 1 November 2015, as the Bank continues to focus on serving its clients in areas where it has strong product and service capabilities.

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