OCBC Bank has appointed Wilson He as managing director of its wholly owned stockbroking subsidiary, OCBC Securities. Joining the company as it was dealing with the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, He is credited for using his extensive experience in online trading to help the firm to quickly leverage the digital platform which saw the growth of OCBC Securities’ online trading surge from 50% of total trade transactions in 2019 to more than 70% so far this year.
He, 41, brings with him more than 17 years of experience in the financial services industry, especially in the area of digitalizing securities trading. His last role was as regional head of online trading at CGS-CIMB Securities, where he was also responsible for the retail broking business in Singapore. He also led a task force to further strengthen the collaboration between CGS-CIMB Group and China Galaxy Securities, one of China’s largest brokerages.
He also worked at PhillipCapital Group for seven years, where his last position was as the head of e-business for Philip Securities, spearheading the brokerage’s retail online trading platform. He began his career at Deloitte & Touche as an auditor. He is a chartered accountant in Singapore and also fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountant, UK.