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Broadridge Taps Martin Koopman to Lead as Chief Product Officer

Broadridge Financial Solutions, a US-based technology solutions provider, has appointed Martin Koopman as Chief Product Officer effective 1 January 2023. In his new role, Martin will report directly to CEO Tim Gokey and lead the Product Management team working across

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UK and Singapore to Cooperate on Sustainable Finance, Fintech Innovation

The United Kingdom (UK) and Singapore have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish the UK-Singapore Fintech Bridge on Friday. At the 7th UK-Singapore Financial Dialogue, both countries discussed their joint interests in sustainable finance as well as fintech and

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HSBC Singapore Appoints New Head of Wealth and Personal Banking

HSBC announced the appointment of Ashmita Acharya as Head of Wealth and Personal Banking (WPB) in Singapore, with effect 18 January 2023. Ashmita will report to both Wong Kee Joo, CEO, HSBC Singapore and Greg Hingston, CEO, HSBC Global Insurance

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OCBC Appoints Veteran Banker Noel Gerald DCruz as Group Chief Risk Officer

OCBC Bank announced the appointment of veteran banker Noel Gerald DCruz as Group Chief Risk Officer from 1 January 2023, succeeding Vincent Choo who will stay on as an adviser. DCruz joined OCBC in 1989 after a stint in the

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HSBC Deepens Investment in Asia With New Singapore Head Office

HSBC announced the official opening of its new head office at Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 2 (MBFC) as part of its long term commitment to Singapore. The new head office includes over 140,000 sq ft of space over the

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Women on Top: The Fintech Industry Still Comes up Short

Women have made great strides in the financial sector in recent years. However, they are still woefully underrepresented in leadership positions within fintech companies. This is a problem not just for women but for the industry as a whole. There

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Singapore Fintech Talent Report 2022 Finds Demand Still Outpacing Supply

The Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) and Accenture Singapore have launched the Singapore Fintech Talent Report in conjunction with the Singapore Fintech Festival 2022. Despite the uncertain macroeconomic environment of 2022, Singapore’s fintech industry continues to grow as does its demand

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ASEAN Fintech Movement Established by Six National Fintech Associations

The national fintech associations of Singapore, Cambodia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to form the ASEAN Fintech Movement. The MOU, which was signed during the Singapore Fintech Festival, formalises each association’s involvement

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Fintech News Network: The First Media Company in Asia Going for a 4-Day Workweek

Fintech News Network (FNN), who runs dedicated Fintech News Hubs, has become one of the first media outlets to implement a four-day workweek. The move comes as the company looks to improve work-life balance for its employees and meet the

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Southeast Asian Nations Roll Out Digital Nomad Visa Schemes

Malaysia has become the latest nation in Southeast Asia to roll out a digital nomad visa scheme, a move that’s intended to turn the country into a major remote work hub in the region and boost digital adoption domestically. Supported

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