Jakarta, Indonesia – Banking and financial services company DBS has announced the appointment of Lim Chu Chong as the new president director of DBS Indonesia. The appointment takes effect immediately, succeeding Paulus Sutisna.
Chong, who was previously the chief operating officer of the Institutional Banking Group (IBG) by DBS, will be part of DBS’ Group Management Committee as well.
He has over 25 years of experience in institutional, SME and consumer banking, and previously served in DBS Indonesia as commissioner. During his role at IBG, he has led key business transformations, including a new customer experience office to enhance customer engagement, as well as setting up an employee experience office to improve employee experience and drive productivity.
Speaking on Chong’s appointment, Piyush Gupta, CEO at DBS, said, “Indonesia is a key market for DBS, and under Paulus’ leadership, our business has not only grown but become more diversified, with good balance across the consumer/ wealth and institutional banking segments.”
He added, “In recent years, he has also brought our strong digital capabilities to bear in the market, enabling us to deliver seamless banking to clients. As a career DBS banker with deep business and market experience, I am confident that Chu Chong will build on our strengths in Indonesia and take the business to the next level.”
Meanwhile, Sutisna will be appointed as non-independent commissioner of DBS Indonesia in due course.