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UOB Malaysia appoints new deputy CEO

Ng Wei Wei will retain her current role as head of wholesale banking alongside this promotion.

UOB Malaysia has appointed Ng Wei Wei as its deputy chief executive officer (CEO), effective 2 July. Ng will retain her current role as head of wholesale banking.

As deputy CEO, Ng will assist CEO Wong King Choong in driving UOB’s business priorities in Malaysia. Her new responsibilities include overseeing retail banking — comprising personal financial services and business banking — channels and digitalisation, and the risk management functions. With the respective function leads, Ng will pursue UOB Malaysia’s strategic goals and support the overall growth of UOB’s franchise across Asia.

As head of wholesale banking, Ng’s roles include oversight of the Bank’s Foreign direct investment advisory, Islamic Banking and Labuan offshore businesses.

Ng spent six of her 25 years of banking experience at UOB Malaysia until 2006. Following various leadership roles at other global financial institutions in Malaysia and Hong Kong, she returned to UOB Malaysia in 2019 as Managing Director and Country Head of Wholesale Banking.

Ng Wei Wei, deputy CEO and head of wholesale banking, UOB Malaysia

Ng Wei Wei, deputy CEO and head of wholesale banking, UOB Malaysia

 

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