KUALA LUMPUR: OCBC Bank (M) Bhd (OCBC Malaysia) has appointed Tan Chor Sen as its chief executive officer with effect from Jan 1, 2023.
The bank, in a statement, said Tan will be succeeding Datuk Ong Eng Bin who will be retiring. Ong will stay on as an adviser.
Chor Sen joined the OCBC Group in May 2005. He has been with OCBC Bank in Singapore for more than 17 years and is a member of the management committee at the group level.
He is currently the head of international, global enterprise banking in the OCBC Bank head office in Singapore, overseeing the growth of the cross-border flow businesses of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) and mid-cap companies in the region.
“Chor Sen has a solid track record with the OCBC Group. Not only has Chor Sen built strong businesses, but he has also built strong teams across the region. I am confident that he will take the OCBC franchise in Malaysia to the next phase of growth and transformation,” OCBC Malaysia chairman Tan Ngiap Joo said.
“We would like to thank Ong for his 35 years of dedicated service to OCBC Malaysia. OCBC Malaysia is in a strong position today. The team will continue to benefit from Ong’s experience and knowledge as he stays on as an adviser.”