AmInvestment Bank Appoints Seohan Soo as Chief Executive Officer

 

AmInvestment Bank Berhad (AmInvestment Bank) has appointed Seohan Soo as its Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 July 2018.

Having joined AmBank Group as the Director / Head, Debt Capital Markets in 2003, Seohan was most recently Executive Vice President, Capital Markets Group (“CMG”), AmInvestment Bank. He has more than 23 years of investment banking experience at both foreign and local investment banks.

Seohan has been instrumental in building the Bank’s leadership in fixed income covering debt origination, structuring and distribution. Under his stewardship, CMG has been at the forefront of innovation in the bond/sukuk market and AmInvestment Bank has been consistently ranked top three in the fixed income business. Over the years, the team has garnered many awards conferred by the Asset, IFR Asia, RAM Ratings and others.

With a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Warwick and a Master of Laws from the University of Cambridge, Seohan is also a qualified Barrister-at-Laws of Lincoln’s Inn, London and an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya.

Raja Teh Maimunah will now focus on her role as Managing Director of Wholesale Banking, AmBank (M) Berhad. She will be responsible for the Wholesale Banking Client Coverage teams, Group Treasury and Markets, Transaction Banking, Corporate Banking and Credit Admin.

“These changes are part of our internal reorganisation in line with our Top 4 strategy and is intended to further strengthen our leadership bench strength to strategically drive the Wholesale Banking and Investment Banking businesses forward,” said Dato’ Sulaiman Mohd Tahir, Group Chief Executive Officer, AmBank Group.​​​