Mr CHING Wei Hong

Families for Life

Mr Ching is married with 2 children. He served on the Businesses for Families Council from June 2011 to July 2013. He now serves as Chairman for the Families for Life Council (previously known as National Family Council) and was appointed on August 2013.

Mr Ching Wei Hong was appointed Chief Operating Officer on 15 April 2012. In addition to Global Consumer Financial Services which he has oversight of since May 2010, he is responsible for the Group Operations & Technology, Group Corporate Communications, Group Customer Experience, Group Quality & Service Excellence and OCBC Property Services functions of the Bank. Mr Ching is also Chairman of Bank of Singapore, OCBC Securities and Lion Global Investors. As Head of Global Consumer Financial Services, he is responsible for building our consumer banking business in our key markets and expanding our wealth management franchise. In his tenure with OCBC Bank, he has held senior management responsibilities across various roles including Chief Financial Officer, Head of Group Operations and Technology and Head of Transaction Banking.

Mr Ching has more than 28 years of experience in regional finance, corporate banking and cash management. Before joining OCBC, he was Director of Corporate Finance, Philips Electronics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. He also held senior regional assignments in Bank of America and was Treasurer of Union Carbide Asia Pacific. Mr Ching holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.