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OCBC appoints new chief risk officer

 OCBC Bank on Friday announced that Vincent Choo Nyen Fui will become its chief risk officer from 1 August. He will take over from Gilbert Kohnke, who has helmed the Group Risk Management Division since September 2005.

SINGAPORE: OCBC Bank on Friday announced that Vincent Choo Nyen Fui will become its chief risk officer from 1 August.

Mr Choo, who will hold the rank of executive vice president, will take over from Gilbert Kohnke, who has helmed the Group Risk Management Division since September 2005.

Mr Kohnke will remain with the bank till 30 September to ensure a smooth transition.

Mr Choo, 51, joins OCBC Bank from Deutsche Bank where his last appointment was managing director and chief risk officer for Asia Pacific.

In his 20 years at Deutsche Bank AG, he served in a number of senior roles including head of market risk management for Asia Pacific, with additional responsibilities for traded credit products, and head of new product approval for Asia.

He was also a non-independent, non-executive director of DB Malaysia Bhd and a director of Huaxia Bank, a publicly-listed bank in China.  

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