Executive Director & Group Chief Executive Officer

  • Member of Board of Directors

Mr. Melvin Teo was appointed Executive Director on YHS Board on 1 January 2015. From 24 April 2015, Mr. Teo formally assumed the appointment of Group Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Teo was last re-elected as a Director of the Company on 26 April 2017. He does not have any relationship (including familial) with the Chairman, fellow board members, the Company and/or its substantial shareholders or any of its principal subsidiaries.

A banker by training, Mr. Teo has extensive experience in a number of key banking areas such as institutional banking, corporate finance, private equity, risk, finance, and operations. Prior to joining YHS, Mr. Teo served as the President Director of PT Bank DBS Indonesia from October 2012 to November 2014, and he was the Chief Executive Officer of DBS Bank (China) Ltd from January 2010 to September 2012. Mr. Teo joined DBS Bank in July 2005 and was involved in several of the bank’s key initiatives. He was also head of the bank’s private equity group before taking on his China assignment. Prior to joining DBS Bank, he held a number of positions at Standard Chartered Bank as well as Bank of America.

Mr. Teo graduated from the Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor Degree (First Class Honours) in Business (Banking).