Chief Executive Officer
Michael Oh-Lau Chong Jin was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Maybank Investment Banking Group (Maybank IBG) effective 1 December 2022.
He will be responsible for overseeing all of the investment banking, advisory, research, broking and prime broking services in Malaysia and across Maybank IBG's regional platform.
Michael has extensive wholesale banking experience over his 27-year tenure with the Group, covering investment and corporate banking services across Maybank's regional franchise and strategic financial centres located globally. His deep knowledge of corporate customers, ranging from product and service solutioning, client relationship management and risk management, has enabled him to develop strong networks and relationships with Maybank's corporate clientele.
His recent leadership roles in Maybank include Managing Director, Regional Head of Debt Markets at Maybank Investment Bank and Managing Director, Corporate Banking for Group Global Banking, a role he has held for the last six years. During his tenure, he successfully executed landmark debt capital market transactions which firmly cemented Maybank's position as the leading sukuk arranger. More recently, he was instrumental in designing and implementing the repayment assistance programmes for corporate clients from the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, aimed at assisting and sustaining these clients during and after the pandemic.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in General Management from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, US and has attended two executive education programmes, namely the Pacific Rim Bankers Program from University of Washington and The Executive Program from Darden School of Business of University of Virginia. In recognition of his exemplary leadership in the debt capital market space, Michael was the recipient of the Asian Banker Promising Young Banker Awards in 2011.