- May 22, 2017
Poh Kiat is currently Managing Director for Advisory Services of Octagon Advisors. Poh Kiat was actively involved in several of our clients` major M & A transactions in the region. Based in Beijing and as Managing Director of Octagon Advisors Shanghai Limited, Poh Kiat has an oversight responsibility for the company`s consultancy projects in China.
Prior to joining Octagon Advisors, Poh Kiat was the Senior Vice President and the China Country Officer for Singapore`s United Overseas Bank, the country`s leading banking group. Based in Hong Kong, Poh Kiat was responsible for UOB`s corporate banking relationships in the Greater China region.
Before joining UOB, Poh Kiat held various appointments in Singapore`s DBS Bank, with his last held appointment being that of Managing Director and General Manager of DBS Bank`s Hong Kong branch. Concurrently, Poh Kiat was also an Executive Director and a member of the Executive Committee of DBS Kwong On Bank, the Supervisory Director of DBS Asia Capital Limited which is the investment banking subsidiary of DBS Bank in Hong Kong. He was instrumental in the setting up of DBS Securities Hong Kong and had served as its Executive Director in the early 90`s. Poh Kiat holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree from the former Nanyang University, Singapore.