Tiger Brokers (Singapore) appoints Ian Leong as CEO

Rick Steves

“I am honored and excited to return to Tiger Brokers (Singapore) as CEO. This company holds a special place in my heart, and I am committed to building on its legacy of excellence.”

In a significant executive shuffle, Tiger Brokers (Singapore) has announced the appointment of Ian Leong as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This move follows the departure of the brokerage firm’s former CEO, Eng Thiam Choon, who stepped down in June.

Ian Leong is a well-known face within Tiger Brokers, having previously served as the Business Development Director–(Retail) from April 2020 to September 2021. During his tenure, Leong showcased remarkable leadership skills coupled with a deep understanding of the financial and capital markets in Singapore and the Southeast Asian region.

Prior to rejoining Tiger Brokers, Leong was the CEO of uSMART Singapore and has also had roles at Lim & Tan Securities and Phillip Securities, accumulating a total of 13 years of experience in the financial industry.

“This company holds a special place in my heart”

“We are delighted to introduce Ian as Tiger Brokers (Singapore)’s new CEO. His strategic vision aligns perfectly with our commitment to growing our presence in Singapore and expanding throughout Southeast Asia,” said Dong Ming, Vice President and Co-Founder of Tiger Brokers Group.

Henry Toh, CFO of Tiger Brokers (Singapore), also spoke highly of Leong, stating, “We are delighted to welcome Ian back as CEO. His established track record in the financial industry, coupled with his prior experience with our institution, make him the ideal candidate both industry-wise as well as in adapting to the vibrant work culture at Tiger Brokers.”

Leong himself expressed enthusiasm about his new role, saying, “I am honored and excited to return to Tiger Brokers (Singapore) as CEO. This company holds a special place in my heart, and I am committed to building on its legacy of excellence.”

Tiger Brokers (Singapore) is a subsidiary of UP Fintech Holding Limited, a NASDAQ-listed online brokerage known as “Tiger Brokers” in Asia. With access to six global exchanges, including those in the U.S., China, and Australia, the platform serves retail investors in Singapore through its trading platform, Tiger Trade.

Leong’s appointment comes at a time when Tiger Brokers is keen on scaling its operations, especially in the Southeast Asian markets. Given Leong’s past record and his understanding of both the company and the financial landscape, Tiger Brokers (Singapore) seems poised to achieve its long-term goals under his leadership.

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