Dato' Mohammed Najeeb bin Abdullah
Independent Non-Executive Chairman

 

Dato' Mohammed Najeeb bin Abdullah, aged 70, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Cambodian Public Bank Plc. on 9 June 2015. He was re-designated as Independent Non-Executive Deputy Chairman of Cambodian Public Bank Plc. on 5 June 2018 and subsequently as Independent Non-Executive Chairman on 25 April 2023.

Dato' Mohammed Najeeb holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration (Accounting and Finance) from Charles Darwin University, Australia. He also holds a Diploma in Marketing from Chartered Institute of Marketing, United Kingdom.

Dato’ Mohamed Najeeb has a total of 45 years’ experience in the Malaysian banking industry. Prior to joining Public Bank Berhad in 1983, Dato’ Mohammed Najeeb was working with another major Malaysian bank for 9 years. Whilst in the Public Bank Group, he had held several senior management positions including Head of Islamic Banking Division of Public Bank from 1998 to 2008 and the General Manager of Public Islamic Bank from 2008 to 2010.

Dato’ Mohammed Najeeb resigned from Public Islamic Bank when he was appointed as a Senator at the Parliament of Malaysia in April 2010 where he served until his term of office ended in 2013.

His directorships in other companies in the Public Bank Group include Campu Lonpac Insurance Plc., Public Bank Vietnam Limited, Public Mutual Berhad and PB Trustee Services Berhad.

Dato' Chang Kat Kiam
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

 

Dato’ Chang Kat Kiam, aged 69, holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Cambodian Public Bank Plc. on 11 August 2009.

He has been with Public Bank since 1975 and is experienced in all aspects of banking having managed branches and banking business portfolio in Head Office. Dato’ Chang was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Public Bank in 2006 and redesignated as Senior Chief Operating Officer in October 2013. He was appointed to his present position as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Public Bank in January 2016.

His directorships in other public companies in the Public Bank Group are as Director of Public Financial Holdings Ltd, Public Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd, Public Finance Ltd, Cambodian Public Bank Plc., Campu Lonpac Insurance Plc., Campu Securities Plc., CPB Properties Co., Ltd., Public Bank Vietnam Limited and AIA PUBLIC Takaful Bhd.

Mr. Quah Poh Keat
Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

 

Mr. Quah Poh Keat, aged 71, was appointed as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Cambodian Public Bank Plc. on 11 August 2009.
 
He was an Independent Non-Executive Director of Public Bank, the parent company from July 2008 until his appointment on 1 October 2013 as Deputy Chief Executive Officer II. Mr Quah was re-designated as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Public Bank on 28 November 2013. He retired as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Public Bank on 31 December 2015.
 
He is a Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Taxation and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants; and a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
 
He was a partner of KPMG, Malaysia since October 1982 and appointed Senior Partner (also known as Managing Partner in other practices) in October 2000 until 30 September 2007.
 
He retired from the firm on 31 December 2007. He is experienced in auditing, tax and insolvency practices and had worked in Malaysia and United Kingdom; his experiences include restructuring, demergers and privatisation.
 
His directorships in other companies are as Director of Public Mutual Bhd, Public Financial Holdings Ltd, Public Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd, Cambodian Public Bank Plc., Campu Lonpac Insurance Plc., Campu Securities Plc., and other subsidiaries of Public Bank Bhd. His directorships in other public companies listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad include Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad, Paramount Corporation Berhad and Malayan Flour Mills Berhad.

Dr. Phai Touch
Independent Non-Executive Director

 

Dr. Phai Touch, aged 55, was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Cambodian Public Bank Plc. on 25 April 2023.
 
Dr. Phai Touch holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Administration from North Borneo University College Malaysia and European University (European Business School), Switzerland. He also holds Master’s degree in Accounting from Maharishi University of Management, United States of America and Master’s degree in Finance from Charles Sturt University, Australia.
 
Dr. Phai Touch is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants, Australia, the Institute of Financial Accountants, United Kingdom and a member of Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, United Kingdom. He is also a Chartered Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Malaysia and is a Chartered Audit Committee Director of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Malaysia.
 
Dr. Phai Touch has over 30 years of working experience in more than 20 different industries/businesses in the private and non-private sectors and 16 years as Director in a number of companies/microfinance institutions in Cambodia prior to his appointment as Independent Non-Executive Director of Cambodian Public Bank Plc. He possesses experience in banking and finance including audit.
 
His directorship in other public company within the Public Bank Group is Campu Lonpac Insurance Plc. 

Mr. Ong Ming Teck
Executive Director

 

Mr. Ong Ming Teck, aged 62, was appointed as an Executive Director of Cambodian Public Bank Plc. on 26 April 2021.

Mr. Ong Ming Teck holds a Bachelor of Business (Business Administration), AMIM, DBFS and CCP. He has a total of 40 years service with the Public Bank Group.  He held several key positions in Public Bank prior to his appointment as Deputy General Manager of Cambodian Public Bank Plc. on 10 July 2008. He was appointed as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 11 January 2021.

His directorship in other public companies within the Public Bank Group are Campu Securities Plc. and CPB Properties Co., Ltd. He is currently a council member of the Association of Banks in Cambodia (ABC) for 2022-2024.

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