Citi Commercial Bank has announced key appointments in Asean, a key region for growth in Asia-Pacific.
Raymond Lim has been appointed head of corporate finance for Asean, effective June 1. In the newly created role, he is responsible for supporting fast-growing companies by facilitating access to financing needs.
He reports to Lin Hsiu-Yi, head of Citi Commercial Bank for Asean and Singapore.
Lim is relocating home to Singapore from Malaysia, where he was most recently country head of Citi Commercial Bank. He has been with Citi since 2007 and joined as a banker in the mid-corporates segment. He has since taken on various roles, including as head for Citi Commercial Bank in Vietnam.
Shawn Khong Hsiu-Mun has been named country head of Citi Commercial Bank Malaysia, effective July 1. Based in Kuala Lumpur, he reports to Lin Hsiu-Yi and Vikram Singh, Citi country officer for Malaysia.
As head of the business in Malaysia, Khong will have oversight of Citi Commercial Bank’s strategy in the market. With over 23 years of banking experience, Khong is currently country head of Citi Commercial Bank Vietnam, a role he took on in 2019, and concurrently, director of Citibank’s Hanoi branch.
He first joined Citi Singapore as a management associate in 2000 before embarking on his first overseas assignment to Hong Kong in 2004.
Citi Commercial Bank serves clients in 11 markets in Asia-Pacific, including five in Asean – Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam.