Relevant Experience


Novan is the Co-Chief Executive Officer of Group Wholesale Banking (GWB) where he is jointly responsible to oversee the GWB Division. On the day-to-day management, he is responsible for Group Corporate Banking, Group Investment Banking, Group Private Banking, Corporate Coverage and Public Sector Group.


In addition, Novan is the Chief Executive Officer of CIMB Investment Bank Berhad.


Novan comes with more than 20 years’ experience in investment banking and corporate finance across Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and Singapore. He has extensive experience in client coverage, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, private placements, derivative solutions and bank financing.


Prior to joining CIMB, Novan was with J.P. Morgan where he was Head of Equity Capital Markets, Southeast Asia and Head of Investment Banking, Malaysia.

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Date of Appointment:

15 June 2023


Length of Tenure:

1 year

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  • Chartered Accountant - Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Master of Commerce (Finance) - The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Bachelor of Commerce - The University of Melbourne, Australia


Areas of Expertise:

  • Accounting / Finance 
  • Business Management / Corporate Leadership
  • Investment Banking / Corporate Finance


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