Janet Young

As part of the senior leadership team under UOB Group CEO, Janet leads Delivery Channels and facilitates digitalization initiatives across the Group. She leads her teams to build customer engagement and connectivity across all channels and customer groups to meet UOB Group’s vision to be a premier regional bank in Asia Pacific. Working with Business and Technology partners internally and Fintech and ecosystem players externally, she champions collaborative business models to drive better outcomes for the Bank and its Customers in the transformation of banking in the digital age.

Prior to joining UOB, Janet was International Business Head for subsidiaries of multinational corporations (MNCs) of Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Commercial Bank. Her responsibility covered Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America. She has over 25 years of banking and corporate experience. Prior to joining Bank of America, she had led Marketing, e-Business, and Commercial Banking for HSBC Singapore. Before that, she was the China Treasury Director (based in Shanghai) and Asia Pacific Finance & Treasury Director for Philips Electronics.

She is a Board Member of IMDA (Info-Communications Media Development Authority of Singapore), InnoVen -Venture Debt JV between Temasek and UOB, FinLab -Innovation Fintech accelerator JV between UOB and SG Innovate, Accuron Technologies. She also serves on the Growth Committee of Spring Singapore, SAP Asia Pacific-Japan Business Advisory Council, Committee of Future Economy (sub-committee for Future Corporate Capability & Innovation – SMEs, Singapore) and the MBA Advisory Council of Nanyang Business School.