• About UOB Kay Hian

Our senior management team directs our daily operations, spearheading our efforts to grow our operations, expand our footprint and push for excellence in all areas of our businesses.
Singapore
Ms Amanda Chen Mr Wilhem Lee Mr Lim Seng Bee
Ms Oh Whee Mian Mr Kok Heng Loong
Mr Julian Lee
Mr Jarod Ong Mr Gary Tan  
Hong Kong
Mr Karman Hsu
Mr Mickey Lee  
Malaysia
Thailand
Indonesia
Mr David Lim

Mr Chaipat Nakmontanakum

Ms Yacinta Fabiana Tjang

Ms Amanda Chen (Senior Executive Director) - holds a MBA from the University of Melbourne. She joined UOB Kay Hian Private Limited as part of senior management in July 2021 and is based in Singapore.

Amanda has over 20 years of experience in the private wealth management and investment banking business in South East and North Asia. Prior to joining UOB Kay Hian, she held various positions in global banks including deputy Head of Wealth Management in Nomura for Asia excluding Japan and Head of the Strategic Transaction Group at Morgan Stanley where she collaborated across the firm to deliver integrated services to key strategic clients in the region. During her 14 years tenure there, she held various positions including Head of Private Wealth management for the Singapore office.

She is involved in general management and development of the private wealth management business. She currently sits in various committees overseeing all products and distribution.

Mr Wilhem Lee (Senior Executive Director) - holds a Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) degree and is a committee member of CPA Australia. He joined UOB Kay Hian Private Limited as part of senior management in 2019. He has over 30 years experience in the securities and investment banking industry spanning South East Asia and North Asia. Prior to joining UOB Kay Hian Private Limited, he held various senior and origination roles in renowned global banks including Head of Coverage - Investment Banking APAC, Head of M&A and Sectors APAC, as well as front line responsibility involving financing, advisory and capital markets.

He currently sits in various committees overseeing regional and structured credit, corporate finance and capital markets, in addition to the Hong Kong and Singapore management committees.

Mr Lim Seng Bee (Senior Executive Director) - holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Stern School of Business of New York University. He was appointed Executive Director of UOB Kay Hian Private Limited in June 2005 and Senior Executive Director on 1 January 2013. Mr. Lim is a member of the Group Executive Committee. In addition to being involved in the general management of the Singapore operations, he is also responsible for the management of the regional business in North Asia.

Prior to joining UOB Kay Hian (Hong Kong) Limited, he had extensive experience in managing the securities business in Hong Kong.

Ms Oh Whee Mian (Senior Executive Director) - holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honors) degree from Nanyang Technology University of Singapore. She joined UOB Kay Hian Private Limited in 2001 and was appointed Executive Director in 2013. Ms. Oh was appointed Senior Executive Director on 1 July 2021 and she is involved in the general management of the Singapore office and overseeing the regional offices. Prior to joining UOB Kay Hian Private Limited, she was working for an established international public accounting firm.

Mr Kok Heng Loong (Executive Director) - holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the National University of Singapore. He has been in the stockbroking industry since 1989 and joined UOB Kay Hian Private Limited in February 2012 as an Executive Director. He is involved in the general management and development of the retail business for the Group.

Mr Julian Lee (Executive Director) - holds a Master of Science in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom.

Mr. Lee joined UOB Kay Hian Private Limited in 2003 and was appointed as an Executive Director in 2017. He is responsible for the Group’s financing services, credit risk management and structured fi nance transactions.

Prior to joining UOB Kay Hian Private Limited, he was working for a global banking group in Singapore.

Mr Jarod Ong (Executive Director) - holds a Master of Science in Molecular Engineering from the Singapore M.I.T. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Alliance. He joined UOB Kay Hian Private Limited as part of senior management in January 2021. He is involved in general management and is Head of Operations of the Group. Mr. Ong brings with him exchange operations experience and process transformational experience across various industries. Prior to joining UOB Kay Hian Private Limited, he held various leadership roles in renowned global banks and market infrastructure operator.

Mr Gary Tan (Executive Director) - holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia. He has been in the stockbroking industry since 1997 and was working for an established local bank backed brokerage before joining UOB Kay Hian Private Limited in February 2013 as an Executive Director. He is involved in general management focusing on overseeing the strategic planning and development of the Group’s technology platform and online trading business.

Mr Karman Hsu (Chief Executive Officer) - holds a degree in Economics and Commerce from the University of Melbourne, qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG Peat Marwick in Australia and as a CPA with KPMG Peat Marwick in Hong Kong. He joined UOB Kay Hian (Hong Kong) Limited as its Chief Executive Officer in January 2012.

Mr. Hsu has more than 28 years of experience in the securities industry with various established financial institutions. Prior to joining the Group, he was Head of Corporate Finance with Cazenove Asia in 1996 and was made Partner at Cazenove & Co PLC in 2001. He was subsequently appointed as Managing Director of JP Morgan Cazenove and Head of Investment Banking for Asia of Cazenove Asia Limited. His last held position before joining the Group was Managing Director, Head of Equity Corporate Finance at Standard Chartered Bank (HK) Ltd in 2009.

Mr Mickey Lee (Deputy Managing Director) - holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the National University of Singapore. He was appointed Deputy Managing Director of UOB Kay Hian (Hong Kong) Limited in 2006. He is involved in the general management of the Hong Kong operations. Mr. Lee has more than 33 years experience in the stockbroking industry in Hong Kong and Singapore. He is also a Director of The Hong Kong Association of Online Brokers Limited.

Mr David Lim (Managing Director) - holds a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University and has over 37 years of experience in the stockbroking industry in Malaysia.

He joined UOB Kay Hian Private Limited in 2011 and was appointed Managing Director of the Group’s Malaysian operations in 2012.

Mr Chaipat Nakmontanakum (Chief Executive Officer) - holds a Master Degree in Business Administration from University of La Verne, USA. He has more than 23 years of experience in the stockbroking industry in Thailand. He previously worked for Nava Securities, BNP Paribas Securities and DBS Vickers Securities.

Mr. Chaipat joined UOB Kay Hian Securities (Thailand) Public Company Limited as a Managing Director of Retail Sales in 2003 and was subsequently appointed Chief Executive Officer.

He oversees the Group’s Thailand operations and is responsible for the strategic development and management of the equities and derivatives business.

Ms Yacinta Fabiana Tjang (Chief Executive Officer) - holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from Tarumanagara University. She has more than 20 years of experience in the stockbroking industry. She joined UOB Kay Hian Indonesia in 2018 as a Deputy of Chief Operation Officer and was appointed as a Chief Executive Officer in 2020. She is responsible for the implementation of activities for all operations and marketing (retail and Institutions).

Prior to joining UOB, she was working with well recognised multinational securities companies (Yuanta Securities, Korean Investment Indonesia) and Public Accountant Firm (Coopers and Lybrand).