DBS Private Bank hires Lua as Southeast Asia head

The firm has appointed Lawrence Lua from Julius Baer for a position it has been seeking to fill permanently since the exit of Kwong Kin Mun at the end of 2009.
Lawrence Lua: industry veteran
Lawrence Lua: industry veteran

DBS Private Bank has hired Lawrence Lua from Julius Baer as managing director and head of its Southeast Asia business based in Singapore. The 53-year-old industry veteran is set to start on April 1.

It’s a role that DBS has sought to fill permanently since Kwong Kin Mun departed in late 2009 to become head of Southeast Asia for Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management.

Lua will now oversee more than 100 staff in the Singapore-based private banking teams covering Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines, as well as support staff.

Southeast Asia accounts for about half of DBS Private Bank’s business. In an...

¬ Haymarket Media Limited. All rights reserved.

FinanceAsia has updated its subscription model.

Registered readers now have the opportunity to read 5 articles from our award-winning website for free.

To obtain unlimited access to our award-winning exclusive news and analysis, we offer subscription packages, including single user, team (2-10 users), or office-wide licences.

To help you and your colleagues access our proprietary content, please contact us at subscriptions@financeasia.com, or +(852) 2122 5222

Article limit is reached.

Hello! You have used up all of your free articles on FinanceAsia.

To obtain unlimited access to our award-winning exclusive news and analysis, we offer subscription packages, including single user, team (2-10 users), or office-wide licences. To help you and your colleagues access our proprietary content, please contact us at subscriptions@financeasia.com, or +(852) 2122 5222