Michael Oh-Lau appointed CEO of Maybank Investment Banking Group effective December 1

KUALA LUMPUR (3 November): Michael Oh-Lau has been appointed Managing Director of Maybank Investment Banking Group (MIBG), effective 1 December. He will replace Datuk Ami Moris, who is retiring.

“Oh-Lau will be responsible for overseeing all investment banking, advisory, research, brokerage and prime brokerage services in Malaysia and MIBG’s regional platform,” said Malayan Banking Bhd ( Maybank) in a press release Thursday, November 3.

With 27 years of wholesale banking experience with the banking group, Maybank said Oh-Lau’s deep knowledge of corporate clients has enabled him to develop strong customer networks and relationships across Maybank company.

Maybank noted that Oh-Lau’s recent leadership roles within the group include managing director, regional head of debt markets at MIBG and managing director of corporate banking for the group’s global banking services, a position he said. he has held for the past six years.

“During his tenure, he successfully executed landmark debt capital market transactions that firmly cemented Maybank’s position as the leading arranger of sukuk.

“Most recently, he was instrumental in designing and implementing reimbursement assistance programs for corporate clients early on in the Covid-19 pandemic, aimed at helping and supporting these clients during and after. the pandemic,” the group added.

Commenting on the appointment, Maybank Group Chairman and CEO Datuk Khairussaleh Ramli said Oh-Lau’s stint at the helm of MIBG is a testament to the group’s strong internal succession pipeline based on capabilities and track records. experienced by an individual.

“He is a true blue Maybanker who embraces the goal of humanizing financial services and has deep experience in multiple areas of global and investment banking.

“We look forward to supporting Michael in MIBG’s next chapter of growth, in line with the group’s refined M25+ strategy of delivering solutions tailored to the specific needs of each client across all segments and geographies we serve, an experience exceptional client experience and world-class transaction execution capabilities for our clients across the region,” he added.

At the lunch break, Maybank shares were down four sen or 0.47% at RM8.50, giving the group a market capitalization of RM102.46 billion.