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RHB Bank Lao appoints new CEO

RHB Banking Group has appointed Frankie Choong Seang Heng as chief executive officer of RHB Bank Lao effective 1 November.

Frankie, as he is known in RHB, has more than 30 years of experience in branch management and operations. Prior to this appointment, he has been the deputy chief executive Officer of RHB Bank Lao, since 1 February. Prior to that, Frankie was a branch manager within the Northern Region of Malaysia from 1 October 2015.

He replaces Danny Ling Chii Hian, who will be taking up a new role within Group Retail Banking in Malaysia.

The new CEO holds a Master of Business Administration from Universiti Utara Malaysia and a Bachelor of Psychology from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He is also a certified financial planner under the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia and a certified credit executive under the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers.

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