Mr Samuel Tsien is a member of the Board of OCBC Bank and its Chief Executive Officer since April 2012. He joined OCBC Bank in July 2007 as Senior Executive Vice President, managing the Group's corporate and commercial banking business.
In 2008, he assumed the position as Global Head of Global Corporate Bank with added responsibilities of overseeing the financial institution and transaction banking businesses.
Mr Tsien has over 37 years of banking experience and prior to joining OCBC Bank, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of China Construction Bank (Asia) and President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of America (Asia).
He is a Council Member of the Singapore Business Federation and Director of Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd. He was also the Chairman of the Association of Banks in Singapore from June 2013 to June 2015 and holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles