Relevant Experience

Dato’ Lee has been appointed as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of CIMB Bank Berhad on 20 July 2015. He holds a BBA Joint Honours (1st Class) degree and a Master of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University, Canada.


Dato’ Lee was previously  Adviser (Wholesale Banking) to the Group Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Group Holdings Berhad, and Chief Executive Officer of Corporate Banking, Treasury and Markets. His areas of responsibility included corporate banking; the Group’s markets; sales and trading businesses in interest rates, credit, foreign exchange, commodities, equity and their derivatives; debts capital market; fixed income investments; transaction banking; and the treasury and funding operations for the Group.

Prior to joining the Group in 1996, Dato’ Lee had more than seven years of markets and treasury experience in the Canadian banking industry. He was the Treasury Portfolio Manager responsible for interest rates and optionally risk and return for a leading Canadian bank and a member of its Senior Asset-Liability Management Committee.


Dato’ Lee is also the President of the Financial Markets Association of Malaysia and the Vice-Chair of the ASEAN+3 Bond Market Forum established under the auspice of the ASEAN+3 Bond Markets Initiative and the ASEAN+3 Finance Ministers to promote development of cross-border activities in the ASEAN+3 local currency bond markets. 

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