VP Bank announces the appointment of Pamela Hsu Phua as CEO of VP Bank Asia, effective 1 July 2021, pending approval by the relevant financial market authorities.
Based in Singapore, Pamela will be responsible for both the Singapore and Hong Kong operations.
She has more than twenty years of experience in international banking gained in Hong Kong, Singapore and Switzerland. She began her career at BNP Paribas and worked in private banking at Credit Suisse prior to a 13-year stint at Julius Baer, where she was Head Intermediaries Greater China. Pamela graduated from the National University of Singapore with a degree in business administration.
Paul Arni, CEO of VP Bank, welcomes the new Asia CEO: “I'm delighted to have Pamela on board. Under her leadership, we will jointly expand our activities in Asia. Our goal is to be an international Open Wealth Services pioneer, focusing on intermediaries and private clients.”
“At the same time, I am very pleased to announce that Heline Lam will also be joining us at the beginning of May as Chief of Staff at VP Bank Asia, reporting directly to Pamela. Most recently Head of HR Asia at Pictet, she brings a wealth of experience in financial services and private banking gained in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore.”