Openness to talent ‘helped OCBC rise’

23 Dec 2000, Straits Times

OCBC Bank’s readiness to bring in top-calibre people with no links to the bank or its major shareholders was a key to its success, Deputy Prime Minister Tony Tan said yesterday.

Clerk who went on to head OCBC

22 Dec 2000, Straits Times

The story of the home-grown bank and its former chairman and managing director, Mr Tan Chin Tuan, is told in a new book that goes behind the scenes.