Southeast Asia


“We try to eliminate the intermediaries in the payment ecosystem”


“We try to eliminate the intermediaries in the payment ecosystem”

December 2016

Abdul Naushad, chairman and founder of PayCommerce, talks about the plans of the company, including strategies they implement to realise a cost-based model and improve security. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio PayCommerce has been working on creating […]


“My role as CEO is to lead by engagement, to create a conducive environment for people not the CEO, to perform”


“My role as CEO is to lead by engagement, to create a conducive environment for people not the CEO, to perform”

May 2016

OCBC Bank’s CEO Samuel Tsien is steering the bank to remain true to its nature: of being a commercial bank, an intermediary for people. It will not be distracted by technological adoption and investment for the sake of earning a little return for the bank, but whether the technology will do something for the customer. […]


“All companies have to think strategy now”


“All companies have to think strategy now”

May 2016

Banthoon Lamsam, chairman and chief executive of Kasikornbank, shares how employee-centred strategies and digitisation is keeping one of Thailand’s largest banks upbeat as it regionalise its operation in an ASEAN economy. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio Here […]


“Promoting SMEs and getting Thailand out of the middle-income trap are my priorities”


“Promoting SMEs and getting Thailand out of the middle-income trap are my priorities”

February 2016

Kiatchai Sophastienphong, Thailand’s vice minister of finance, talks about his immediate national economic priorities under the new government, which includes relocating high-value industries to Thailand. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio Here is the transcript of the video. […]


“The same culture creates power in the organisation.”


“The same culture creates power in the organisation.”

August 2015

Boontuck Wungcharoen, CEO of TMB Bank, who led the transformation of the bank into a leading innovator in the transaction banking business in the country discusses what it means to be a leader, a change agent and making a difference in the banking community. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please […]


“Ethics is code of conduct; how you behave, your values”


“Ethics is code of conduct; how you behave, your values”

April 2015

Conversation with Tan Sri Dato’ Azman Hashim, Chairman, AmBank Group, on early days of the bank, the role of technology and ethics within the banking profession. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio Here is the transcript of the […]


“There must be no gaps in the regulatory framework”


“There must be no gaps in the regulatory framework”

September 2014

HE Amando Tetangco, Jr., governor, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, discusses shifts in banking income profiles, shadow banking in the Philippines, and changes in focus of the central bank.


“Building a retail bank with a retailer approach”


“Building a retail bank with a retailer approach”

April 2012

(Part 1 of 3) Conversation with Teresita Sy-Coson, Chairman of SM Group and Banco De Oro, on – how banking became an integral part of the SM retail empire.