Group MD and CEO of Hong Leong Bank Berhad
Wednesday, 28th March 2012
Intercontinental Hotel Kuala Lumpur
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About the speaker
Ms. Yvonne Chia has been the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Hong Leong Bank BHD since November 10, 2003. Ms. Chia started her banking career with Bank of America and held an experience of 18 years, Kuala Lumpur and held various positions in Hong Kong, Manila and Kuala Lumpur from 1976 to 1993 and served as its Vice President and Country Head for Marketing. Ms. Chia served as General Manager of RHB Bank Berhad since March 1994 and served as its Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director until March 2002. Ms. Chia has been a Director of Hong Leong Financial Group Berhad since January 9, 2004. She has been a Non-Independent Executive Director of Hong Leong Bank Bhd since March 17, 2003. She serves as a Director of Malaysian External Trade Development Corp. Berhad (MATRADE). She also serves as a Director of RHB Capital Berhad, Malaysian Electronic Payment System (1997) Sdn Bhd, HLISB, Hong Leong Tokio Marine Takaful Bhd, RHB Insurance Berhad, RHB Bank (L) Ltd., RHB Delta Finance Berhad and Cagamas Holdings Berhad. Ms. Chia serves as a member of the BCC of Hong Leong Bank Berhad. She served as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of RHB Investment Bank Bhd since December 19, 1995. She was made a Fellow of Institute of Bankers Malaysia in April 2002. In August 2005, Ms. Chia was appointed to Wharton Fellows of the University of Pennsylvania. She is also a Certified Risk Professional (CRP) with BAI. Ms. Chia holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honors) in Analytical Economics from University of Malaya in 1976.
(Source: Bloomberg Businessweek)