KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): RHB Bank Bhd has appointed Vince Au Yoong as its director of retail banking with effect from June 1.
In a statement Tuesday, RHB Bank said Vince had over 26 years of experience in the financial services industry.
It said that prior to joining RHB Bank, Vince had worked in diverse markets like Malaysia, Bahrain/Qatar, Philippines and Fiji Islands and had helmed various leadership positions with Alliance Bank, Citibank, Commercial Bank of Qatar, MBF and UOB.
Vince's previous assignments, amongst others, include Head of Cards Business with local and regional financial institutions, Head of Consumer Risk Management of a domestic bank in Malaysia, Head of Bankcard Collections of a global bank in Malaysia, Country Head in Bahrain, it said.
It said Vince started his career in the financial services industry in 1985 after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts & Social Science degree from University of Malaya.
“Vince joined RHB in 2009 as Senior Vice President and Head, Cards and Unsecured Business. In 2011, he was appointed Acting Director of Retail Banking at RHB Bank.
“His extensive experience in the retail segment will be valuable towards RHB Banking Group's plan of building a leading multinational financial services group,” it said.