Aug 30, 2013
Singapore, August 23rd 2013 - Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (“OCBC Bank”) today announced the appointment of Mr Tan Kee Phong as Head of Capital Markets on 15 August 2013.
A veteran in the finance and banking industry with 20 ears of industry experience, Mr Tan, 52, oversees the Bank’s Debt Capital Markets and Loan Syndication teams and is responsible for driving the business and executing its strategic growth plans.
Prior to joining OCBC Bank, he was the Head of Capital Markets, Singapore at Standard Chartered Bank. Mr Tan also worked at Citicorp Investment Bank (Singapore) Limited for 16 years providing Debt Capital Market and Corporate Finance advice and solutions. There, he pioneered the Medium Term Note (MTN) programme approach for issuing debt securities in Singapore, which led to the first corporate MTN issuance by Creative Technology, the first Singapore statutory board issuance by Jurong Town Corporation and the first foreign issuer issuance by International Finance Corporation.
Mr Tan holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering with Honours from the National University of Singapore and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Washington.
Mr Gan Kok Kim, OCBC Bank’s Head of Group Investment Banking, said: “Kee Phong brings with him a wealth of valuable experience, expertise and skills in the Capital Markets space. I am delighted to have him on board our Investment Banking team and am confident that he will provide the right direction and leadership to drive our Capital Markets business forward.”
Re-disseminated by The Asian Banker