John Chong is the Group Chief Executive Officer, Community Financial Services for the Maybank Group since 1 October 2018, in which he spearheads Maybank’s community financial services business across all geographies offering products and services for wealth management, business banking, retail SME, digital, consumer, branch banking, sales and distribution. The range of product and services he oversees includes investment, bancassurance, mortgages and automobile loans, credit cards, deposits and business loans.
Prior to this, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Maybank Investment Bank Berhad and Maybank Kim Eng Group, where he led the investment banking business and operations for the Maybank Group with over 25 years of banking experience.
John holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. He is also a Chartered Banker of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers and completed his Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School.