Standard Chartered Bank announced yesterday that it has hired Chow Wan Thonh as its head of global banking, Singapore. She will report to Bharat Padmanabhan, Regional Head of Global Banking, ASEAN and South Asia, and Patrick Lee, Chief Executive Officer, Singapore.
She has over 25 years of banking experience and has held a number of leadership roles developing and driving business across transaction banking, capital markets and strategic advisory for corporate and institutional clients.
She joined Standard Chartered from HSBC, where she was the Head of Global Banking, Singapore and Head of Corporates, Financials, and Multinational Banking for Southeast Asia. She succeeds Mr Patrick Lee, who became the CEO of the Bank’s Singapore franchise in July 2018 while continuing to head the Global banking business before a successor was named.
In her role as Head of Global Banking, Singapore, Wan Thonh will be responsible for driving and executing the strategy for the business and deepening relationships with the Bank’s corporate and institutional clients in the city-state to maximise business growth opportunities and enhance client experience.
“Singapore is a core market for the Bank.With her in-depth knowledge of the client segment and solid track record in driving team performance, I am confident that Wan Thonh will lead our team in Singapore to deliver strong results and build sustainable value for our clients,”said Patrick Lee, Chief Executive Officer,Standard Chartered Bank.
Wan Thonh is a Singaporean and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.