Ping An Tech Leader Eugene Huang Joins DBS Group as CIO

Ping An Tech Leader Eugene Huang Joins DBS Group as CIO

by May 9, 2024

DBS Group has announced the appointment of Eugene Huang as its new Chief Information Officer (CIO), effective from 10 May 2024.

Eugene Huang

Eugene Huang

Huang, an experienced technologist with more than three decades of experience in the technology and banking sectors, will join the bank’s Group Executive Committee and report directly to CEO Piyush Gupta.

He will succeed Han Kwee Juan, who has served as the Acting CIO and Singapore Country Head since November 2023.

Following the transition, Han will focus solely on his role as Singapore Country Head starting 1 June.

Previously, Huang held multiple roles at Ping An Group, including Chairman and CEO of its technology division. He managed a large team responsible for a comprehensive range of IT services, including infrastructure and cybersecurity in these roles.

Huang’s career has spanned several global financial centers and companies, including Salomon Smith Barney, Credit Suisse First Boston, Citigroup, and HSBC.

Before his tenure at Ping An, Huang was a key executive at OneConnect Financial Technology, a company launched by Ping An that provides technology services to financial institutions worldwide.

He played a crucial role in the company’s public listing on the New York Stock Exchange in 2019.

Piyush Gupta CEO DBS

Piyush Gupta

Piyush Gupta, CEO of DBS said,

“Eugene possesses a rare blend of deep business experience and technology expertise – as well as international exposure – which will serve DBS well as we continue to enhance our system resiliency while innovating for the future. His immediate focus will be to build on the work the bank has done since last year to strengthen our technology resiliency.

 

He will be a strong addition to our leadership bench, and I look forward to his contributions as we continue to deliver on our promise of providing reliable and seamless banking to our customers.”

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