Hong Leong Bank Berhad To Appoint Kevin Lam As New CEO

Hong Leong Bank Berhad has confirmed the appointment of Kevin Lam Sai Yoke as the new Chief Executive Officer effective July 1 2023.

He will replace the current CEO, Domenic Fuda who joined the group in 2016. The group in a statement said, Domenic will be retiring as GMD/CEO effective 30 June 2023 and Kevin Lam will succeed Domenic as GMD/CEO effective 1 July 2023

Commenting this Domenic added “I believe that now is a good time to hand over the leadership of the Bank as it embarks on its next phase of growth. It’s been a privilege to lead HLBB through a period of significant digital and technological transformation, changes in customers’ preferences and needs, and through the unprecedented pandemic period, as well as the initial stages of the multi-year ESG/sustainability journey”.

Kevin Lam brings with him over 30 years of banking, technology, and leadership experience across regional and international banks in several geographies. Prior to joining Hong Leong Bank Berhad, Mr Lam served as the Head of TMRW Group Digital Banking of United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB), for its key regional markets based in Singapore.

Prior to that, he worked in various Asean markets for a decade including in Jakarta as the President Director of UOB Indonesia, and in Kuala Lumpur where he headed Personal Financial Services at UOB Malaysia and later served as its Deputy Chief Executive Officer where he oversaw its Wholesale Banking business and Technology and Operations.

Previously, he had also headed consumer banking loans, sales, and distribution in Singapore with UOB, after time with various international banks and technology firms based in Singapore, Hong Kong, and the USA.

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