Former head of integrated marketing and analytics at OCBC Malaysia Ong Shi Jie (pictured) has taken on a new role as general manager of personal loans at Hong Leong Bank. Ong who was also an acting head of finance and planning at OCBC, is starting her new journey at Hong Leong Bank in August 2017, according to her LinkedIn.
Based in Kuala Lumpur, Ong joined OCBC as manager of wealth product marketing in February 2007. She held on to the role for a year before climbing the ranks in OCBC. She was head of integrated marketing and analytics with OCBC for two years. Prior to joining OCBC in 2007, she was previously a marketing manager at Citi Malaysia for about two and a half years.
Most recently, Hong Leong Assurance (HLA) appointed Loke Kah Meng as the new chief operating officer, effective from 1st August 2017. Loke’s role is to drive and execute strategies that are instrumental to HLA’s continuous desire to create and accentuate the key factors to enhance business value creation to further solidify its position as the nation’s top domestic life insurance company.
In addition, Loke (pictured) will lead the bancassurance, alternative channels, strategic marketing and product development departments. Loke brings to HLA a wealth of experience in senior management level, having worked for over 30 years in key areas such as product marketing and development, bancassurance, business development, actuarial, operations, risk management and stakeholder relations with leading international insurance companies in Malaysia.
In Singapore, the same month saw former OCBC assistant VP of content marketing heads Aldrina Thirunagaran headed to another bank, Credit Suisse.