David Conner, the new CEO of OCBC would be well advised to stay off the cover of FinanceAsia magazine.
Readers will recall that when we put Alex Au on the cover last October he resigned the day after publication. One has to be frank about one's cock ups, and that was certainly one of ours.
Conner joins OCBC as a veteran of Citibank and after an extensive five month search for a CEO. Conner was reckoned to fit the bill, having run Citi's corporate bank in Singapore for a five year stint in the 1990s, and having been one of Citibank's able crew of senior management.
A 20-year veteran of Citi, the most...