Edmund Koh

EDMUND KOH

Group Managing Director, Singapore Country Head and CEO

Veteran banker Edmund Koh is Group MD, Singapore Country Head, and CEO (Singapore and APAC Hub) of UBS Wealth Management Singapore. Its Swiss parent is the world's largest manager of private wealth assets, and was year named Euromoney's Best Private Bank Globally 2013 based on peer votes from more than 380 institutions worldwide. Since stepping in as CEO in February 2012, Koh has taken a “zero tolerance” approach to bankers acting without integrity and has focused on hiring bankers who are not only top quality, but also ethical. In the aftermath of recent rate-fixing scandals, the bank has also enhanced its IT systems to flag any irregularities. Koh joined UBS from the Carlyle Group, where he served as CEO of its wealth management business in Singapore. The former regional head of consumer banking at DBS has more than two decades of experience in financial services and was involved in reorganising Taiwan's Ta Chong Bank.

Company:

UBS Wealth Management Singapore