Singapore’s Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) has appointed Helen Wong as its new group chief execuitve officer (CEO) with effect from April 15, 2021. Wong takes over from Samuel Tsien, who will retire after 14 years with the bank, nine of which were as the group CEO. Having significantly built the OCBC franchise into a diversified and resilient business, Tsien will retire on April 14, 2021. Wong joined OCBC in February 2020 as deputy president and head of global wholesale banking. She started her career in banking with OCBC in 1984, and was its first China desk manager.