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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 and Group Private Banking.


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


Directorship/Relevant Appointments:

  • Director, CIMB Investment Bank Bhd
  • Director, CIMB Securities Sdn Bhd
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