Charles Monat Associates announced that Mr Martin Wong has accepted to join the Operational Committee of the Charles Monat Group effective November 5.
Mr Wong will join Charles Monat as Singapore CEO as well as becoming a partner and shareholder for the Charles Monat Group, subject to regulatory approval. In this new role, he will be responsible for managing the expansion of Charles Monat business in South East Asia covering both the international business and new domestic markets. He will report to Mr Yves Guélat, Group CEO.
Mr Wong joins Charles Monat from Jardine Lloyd Thompson Private Client Services where he served since 2010 as General Manager, Deputy Chief Executive, and then as CEO Singapore. In these roles, he led the expansion of the High Net Worth business and was responsible for the strategic direction of the company, key partner relationships and opening of new domestic offices in South East Asia. He also served as Vice President at Merrill Lynch & Co, based in New York, USA. He graduated from the National University of Singapore and Case Western Reserve University and is known as a highly regarded speaker for the industry at private banking and insurance symposiums.