Tay, Ah Lek
Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Tay Ah Lek is the Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director at Public Bank Bhd. He has 52 years experience in the banking and finance industry. He was appointed as an Executive Director of Public Bank on June 18, 1997, and was re-designated as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer with effect from July 1, 2002. He joined the Public Bank Group as a pioneer staff in 1966. He was the Executive Vice-President of Public Bank from 1995 to 1997 and prior to this appointment, he was the Executive Vice-President of the former Public Finance Berhad. He is a member of the Board Executive Committee. He is the Chairman of the Credit Committee, the IT Steering Committee, the Assets & Liabilities Management Committee and the Share Investment Committee, and is a member of the Group Human Resource Committee. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Brunel University, and attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, the Institute of Bankers Malaysia and the Malaysian Institute of Management. He is presently the Chairman of the Association of Finance Companies of Malaysia and the Association of Hire Purchase Companies Malaysia. He is a Member of the National Payments Advisory Board. His directorships in other public companies in the Public Bank Group are in Public Investment Bank Bhd, Public Mutual Bhd, Public Islamic Bank Bhd, Public Financial Holdings Ltd, Public Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd and Cambodian Public Bank Plc; he is also a Director of several other subsidiaries of the Public Bank Group. His directorships in other public companies are in Cagamas Bhd, ASEAN Finance Corporation Ltd and Financial Mediation Bureau.