Loh Boon Chye, Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Exchange
Loh Boon Chye was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Exchange effective 14 July 2015. He is also an Executive and Non-Independent Director on the SGX Board. With a career in the financial industry that spans 26 years, Loh was most recently Deputy President and Head of Asia Pacific Global Markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch from December 2012 to March 2015. He was also the firm’s Country Executive for Singapore and Southeast Asia and a member of its Asia Pacific Executive Committee.
Loh began his career as an Investment Officer with the Monetary Authority of Singapore in 1989. He joined the Singapore branch of Morgan Guaranty Trust Co. of New York in 1992, managing its Southeast Asia fixed-income and derivatives business. From 1995 to 2012, he was with Deutsche Bank AG, where he held various leadership roles including Head of Corporate & Investment Banking for Asia Pacific, Head of Global Markets for Asia, and Chief Executive of Global Markets at Deutsche Bank AG in Singapore. Over the years, Loh has played a key role in the development of the capital markets in Southeast Asia, having held a number of senior advisory positions. Apart from his directorship on the SGX Board from October 2003 to September 2012, he has also been a Director on the Board of GIC Pte Ltd since November 2012.
He has served as Chairman of the Capital Markets Working Group since 1998, Deputy President of ACI Singapore, the financial markets association, since 1999 and Chairman of the Debt Capital Markets Committee of the Singapore Investment Banking Association since 2000. Loh is also a council member and Distinguished Fellow at the Institute of Banking & Finance Singapore, and was Chairman of the Singapore Foreign Exchange Market Committee. He was awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Financial Markets in Asia in the Euromoney Awards for Excellence in 2010.
Loh holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the National University of Singapore.