Mr Ching Wei Hong was appointed Deputy President on 9 January 2020 and was previously the Chief Operating Officer from April 2012. He is also currently the Chairman of Bank of Singapore, OCBC Securities, Network for Electronic Transfers (Singapore) as well as Deputy Chairman of Lion Global Investors.
In his capacity as Deputy President of OCBC Bank, he is responsible for the Global Wealth Management and Consumer Banking Division, focusing on building the OCBC Group’s consumer banking franchise, wealth management, and private banking business in its key markets in Asia. Mr Ching also oversees Group Customer Experience and OCBC Bank’s fintech and innovation unit, The Open Vault at OCBC. In his tenure with OCBC Bank, he has held senior management responsibilities across various roles including Chief Financial Officer, Head of Group Operations and Technology and Head of Transaction Banking. Mr Ching has more than 35 years of experience in regional finance, corporate banking and cash management. Before joining OCBC, he was Director of Corporate Finance, Philips Electronics Asia Pacific. He also held senior regional assignments in Bank of America and was Treasurer of Union Carbide Asia Pacific. Mr Ching holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.
He has a keen interest in art and photography and a weekend jaunt to visit art galleries together with his families are common.