UOB hosts business roundtable in Shenzen with Johor Chief Minister to attract FDI into the state



Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 7 Mar 2024  – UOB Malaysia and UOB China recently hosted a C-Suite business roundtable dialogue between Chinese business leaders and YAB Dato’ Onn Hafiz Ghazi, Chief Minister of Johor and his state delegation in Shenzhen, China on 5 March 2024.


The by-invitation investment dialogue with YAB Dato’ Onn, aimed at promoting foreign direct investments (FDI) into Johor, saw a participation of 13 top companies from Shenzhen in the field of telecommunications, media and technology (TMT), electrical and electronics (E&E), renewable energy, real estate, healthcare services and manufacturing.


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At the C-Suite roundtable (from left to right):

  1. YB Tuan Ling Tian Soon, Johor State Executive Council [林添顺议员, 柔佛州行政议员]
  2. YB Tuan Lee Ting Han, Johor State Executive Council [李廷汉议员, 柔佛州行政议员]
  3. YAB Dato’ Onn Hafiz Bin Ghazi, Chief Minister of Johor [拿督翁哈菲兹, 柔佛州务大臣]
  4. Mr Sam Cheong, Managing Director & Head of Group FDI Advisory, UOB [张志坚, 大银行中国董事总经理,批发银行业务主管]
  5. Ms Adaline Zheng, Managing Director, Head of Wholesale Banking, UOB China [郑濬, 大银行中国董事总经理,批发银行业务主管]
  6. Mr Goh Boon Siang, Area Manager South Area Centre, UOB Malaysia [吴汶䔗, 大华银行马来西亚执行总监,南区主管]


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UOB Malaysia is rated among the top banks in Malaysia with a long-term AAA rating from Ratings Agency of Malaysia. It has over seven decades of presence in the country, and operates 55 branches nationwide, offering both conventional and Islamic banking services to its customers.

UOB Malaysia is a subsidiary of UOB, a leading bank in Asia with a global network of around 500 offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America. UOB has adopted a customer-centric approach to creating long-term value by staying relevant through its enterprising spirit and doing right by its customers. UOB is focused on building the future of ASEAN – for the people and businesses within, and connecting with ASEAN.

The Bank connects businesses to opportunities in the region with its unparalleled regional footprint and leverages data and insights to innovate and create personalised banking experiences and solutions catering to each customer’s unique needs and evolving preferences. UOB is also committed to helping businesses forge a sustainable future, by fostering social inclusiveness, creating positive environmental impact and pursuing economic progress. UOB believes in being a responsible financial services provider and is steadfast in its support of art, social development of children and education, doing right by its communities and stakeholders.

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