Maybank appoints Michael Oh-Lau as CEO of investment banking arm

Maybank has announced the appointment of Michael Oh-Lau Chong Jin as the Chief Executive Officer of Maybank Investment Banking Group (MIBG).  The appointment will come into effect on December 1, 2022. 

Oh-Lau is set to succeed Dato’ Ami Moris who will be retiring as the CEO and will be responsible for overseeing investment banking, advisory, research, broking and prime broking services in Malaysia and across MIBG’s regional platform.

Oh-Lau has extensive wholesale banking experience over his 27-year tenure with the Group, covering investment and corporate banking services across Maybank’s regional franchise and strategic financial centres located globally.

His recent leadership roles in Maybank include Managing Director, Regional Head of Debt Markets at Maybank Investment Bank and Managing Director, Corporate Banking for Group Global Banking, a role he has held for the last six years.

More recently, he was instrumental in designing and implementing the repayment assistance programmes for corporate clients from the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, aimed at assisting and sustaining these clients during and after the pandemic.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in General Management from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, US and has attended two executive education programmes. 

Group President and CEO of Maybank, Dato’ Khairussaleh Ramli said, “We look forward to supporting Michael in MIBG’s next chapter of growth.”

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