The new hire is Deputy Market Manager for StanChart’s private banking business, for the ASEAN region and South Asia.
Lawrence Goh joined Standard Chartered Private Bank as Managing Director, Deputy Market Manager for its private banking activities, for the ASEAN region and South Asia.
Based in Singapore, Goh reports to Cedric Lizin, Regional Head of Private Banking ASEAN and South Asia, and Global Head of Global South Asia Community.
With over 20 years in financial services and 15 years in private wealth management in the ASEAN region, Goh worked for the Bank of Singapore for 12 years. His time at the BoS included six years as a team leader for the Malaysia / Singapore markets, and as a senior private banker in the Singapore, Malaysia and International team.
Goh started his private wealth management tenure in investment advice with Citi Private Bank covering high net worth individuals and families in Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei and Australasia. Goh graduated from Monash University with an Honors BA in Banking and Finance and was granted the right to use the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation in 2007.
Earlier in August, Standard Chartered said pre-tax profit from personal, personal and commercial banking services for the six-month period ended June 30 jumped 42% year-on-year to $ 1.821 billion. For the UK-listed banking group, underlying profit before tax was $ 2.682 billion, up 37%. Standard Chartered’s Asia region accounted for the largest share of underlying profit before tax by far, at $ 2.239 billion (up 41%), followed by Africa and the Middle East at $ 475 million (up 90%), and Europe and the Americas. to $ 337 million (down 5%).