DBS Hong Kong announced the appointments of Soh Kian Tiong as senior risk executive, Nimish Panchmatia as head of global transaction services, and Alfian Sharifuddin as head of technology & operations for Hong Kong and China, on June 28.
Soh Kian Tiong assumes the role of senior risk executive from Monique Lau, who will be retiring on 1 July. Prior to his appointment, Soh Kian Tiong was DBS’ head of Financial Institutions Group in Singapore, and previously head of credit risk.
During Lau’s 16 years with the bank, she successfully broadened and deepened DBS’ risk management capabilities in Greater China, and cultivated a strong risk control, compliance and conduct environment across the bank.
Panchmatia has been with DBS since 2010, and was most recently head of Technology & Operations for Hong Kong and China. As head of Global Transaction Services, Panchmatia succeeds Soh Fern Boey, who spent the past seven years growing DBS’ cash management and trade finance business in Hong Kong.
With Panchmatia’s appointment, Sharifuddin takes over as head of Technology & Operations for Hong Kong and China. Sharifuddin has been with the bank across multiple markets for nearly two decades, and is a leader in technology and digital innovation.
Soh Kian Tiong, Panchmatia, and Sharifuddin will be reporting to DBS Hong Kong CEO Sebastian Paredes.