RHB announces senior appointments for regional operations

RHB Banking Group (“RHB” or “The Group”) has announced the appointment of Wong Kee Poh, as Chief Executive Officer of RHB Bank (Cambodia) PLC, and Piyanat Aranyakasemsuke as Chief Executive Officer of RHB Bank Thailand, effective Sept 1.

Wong has more than 34 years’ experience in the banking industry and has held several senior management and leadership positions in well-established financial institutions in Malaysia. He was Deputy Country Head for RHB Bank (Cambodia) PLC from January 2013 and was subsequently appointed as Chief Executive Officer, RHB Bank Thailand, in 2015. Wong holds a Master of Business Administration from Lansbridge University, New Brunswick, Canada and a Bachelor of Economics from University Malaya.

Piyanat possesses more than 10 years’ experience in the financial services industry mainly in the Corporate and Commercial Banking sector. Prior to this appointment, he served as the Deputy CEO for RHB Bank Thailand from July 2018 to August 2020. He joined RHB Bank Thailand in 2015 as Head, Business Development. Piyanat holds a Master in International Business and Administration from Newcastle Business School Northumbria University and a Bachelor of Economics from Thammasat University, Thailand.

Wong and Piyanat will lead and drive the Group’s commercial banking business and operations in Cambodia and Thailand respectively. Their appointment will further augment the strength of the Group’s leadership team for its regional operations and enhance the Group’s presence in both key markets in line with the Group’s five-year FIT22 strategy.

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