United Overseas Bank Ltd. (Singapore)

United Overseas Bank Ltd. (Singapore)

Sector: National Commercial Banks Region: Singapore

: | Singapore Exchange: U11 | Singapore Exchange: GL8 | OTC Markets: UOVEF | OTC Markets: UOVEY | Frankfurt Stock Exchange: UOB

Similar to: Scotiabank, Barclays Plc, Citizens Holding Co. (Mississippi)

United Overseas Bank Ltd. (Singapore) provides international commercial banking services. Its business activities include the provision of financial services such as personal financial services; private banking; trust services; commercial and corporate banking; investment banking; corporate finance; capital market activities; treasury services; future broking; asset management; venture capital management; general insurance; and stock broking services. The company was founded by Wee Kheng Chiang on August 6, 1935 and is headquartered in Singapore.

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Wee Ee Cheong, Deputy Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Mr Wee joined UOB in 1979. He was appointed to the Board on 3 January 1990 and last re-elected as Director on 29 April 2009. He has been an executive director since 1990 and is a member of the UOB Executive and Risk Management Committees.
Mr Wee served as Deputy Chairman and President of the Bank from 2000 to April 2007 and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) on 27 April 2007. He currently holds the position of Deputy Chairman and CEO.
He is a director of several UOB subsidiaries and affiliates, including Far Eastern Bank, United Overseas Insurance, United Overseas Bank (Malaysia), United Overseas Bank (Thai) Public Company and United International Securities. He is the Chairman of United Overseas Bank (China) and a commissioner of PT Bank UOB Buana.
Mr Wee is the current Chairman of The Association of Banks in Singapore. He serves as a director of The Institute of Banking & Finance and chairs the Financial Industry Competency Standards (“FICS”) Steering Committee. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Singapore-China Foundation, Visa International Senior Client Council, India-Singapore CEO Forum and Advisory Board of the INSEAD East Asia Council and International Council. He is also a director of Wee Foundation. Mr Wee is an honorary council member of Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He had previously served as Deputy Chairman of Housing & Development Board, and a director of Port of Singapore Authority, UOL Group and Pan Pacific Hotels Group.
He holds a Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) and a Master of Arts (Applied Economics) from The American University, Washington, DC.
Chan Vivien, Group Legal & Secretariat
Mrs Chan joined UOB in 1981. She holds a Bachelor of Law (Hons) from the University of Singapore. She was appointed as Group Secretary and Head of Legal in 1988.
Lee Wai Fai, Chief Financial Officer
Mr Lee joined UOB in 1989. He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Business Administration in Banking and Finance from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He has more than 20 years of experience in finance and administration.

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