Bank of Singapore appoints new chief data and innovation officer
Bank of Singapore, the private banking arm of OCBC, appointed Celine Le Cotonnec to the institution’s newly created role of chief data and innovation officer.
Le Cotonnec will be reporting directly to Bahren Shaari, the CEO at Bank of Singapore. She will be responsible for the institution’s data strategy and will also be serving as the head of various innovation-focused initiatives.
She previously worked at AXA Insurance Singapore, where she served in the same role. She spearheaded the company’s data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) projects, and also collaborated with leading fintech firms on various initiatives.
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Shaari notes: “Celine’s stellar track record in the area of data analytics and innovation will help us to continue to build deeper relationships with our clients.”
She has over 15 years of professional experience in digital transformation and data analytics roles in Asia.
Before joining AXA, she was head of connected services, digital and mobility at French car maker PSA Peugeot Citroen’s division in Shanghai.
OCBC also recently appointed Helen Wong as the head of its multinational wholesale banking division. Wong is the former CEO at HSBC’s Greater China division.