Asian Banker of the Year 2017 ：Datuk Lim Hong Tat
Group Head of Community Financial Services, CEO of Malayan Banking Berhad, Singapore
Mr. Hong Tat Lim has been the Chief Executive Officer of Maybank Singapore at Maybank Kim Eng Holdings Limited since January 1, 2014. Mr. Lim serves as a Head of Community Financial Services (CFS) for Maybank Group global operations. He serves as Deputy President and Head of Community Financial Services of Malayan Banking Berhad.
Mr. Lim served as the Head of international business at Malayan Banking Berhad since July 1, 2006, and Executive Vice President, Head of Consumer Banking and Senior Executive Vice President. He served as the President of Maybank Philippines and also head of credit cards. He has been with the Maybank Group since 1981. He has experience in all aspects of banking having managed branch, region, credit card and overseas business portfolios.
Mr. Lim served as the Country Head for Maybank Philippines Inc. until 2006 and served as Chief Manager of Credit Card Centre and Regional Manager of Johor & Melaka. He serves as Director of EFMA SARL. He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics degree in Business Administration from the University of Malaya in 1981.