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With more than 30 years of experience in ASEAN’s banking and finance arena, Mr. Paul was Group Chief Operations Officer of CIMB Bank Berhad during October 2018 - January 2021 before his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Thai Bank.


Mr. Paul joined CIMB Group in 2007 as Senior Vice President, Head of Sales Management - Consumer Sales & Distribution of CIMB Bank Berhad; and later assumed the positions of Head of Strategy, ASEAN Business Solutions & Projects; Head of Regional Projects; and Head of Consumer Strategic Business Support/Regional Head of Consumer Support until 2018. Before joining CIMB Group, he served as Assistant Manager, Credit & Marketing Officer and Branch Manager for Overseas-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) in Singapore; Head of Sales Development and Coaching, and Head of Mobile Sales for OCBC in Malaysia; Senior Manager, Partnership Distribution, Bancassurance for Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad; and Vice President / Regional Sales Manager for Alliance Bank Berhad. 

Quick Details





52 Years

Current Position


Date of Appointment

8 February 2021


President and CEO /  Acting Head of Commercial Banking

Date of Appointment

1 February 2021


Acting Head of Operation

Date of Appointment

8 March 2022



Bachelor of Business (Major in Banking & Finance), Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Directorship in other Companies

Director - The Association of International Banks