Bahren Shaari was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Singapore in February 2015. He was previously the Senior Managing Director and Global Market Head of South East Asia. He has more than 30 years of banking experience and is an executive committee member of Singapore’s Private Banking Industry Group which shapes the private banking competency standards of the wealth management sector. In 2016, he was conferred the Singapore Institute of Banking and Finance Distinguished Fellow award, in recognition of his significant contribution to the financial industry and outstanding leadership capabilities. Bahren is an alternate member of the Council of Presidential Advisers and was conferred the Public Service Medal in 2008 by the President of Singapore.