About Us

Who Are We?


Background Information



Our History

  • IBH Investment Bank Limited (Labuan Investment Bank Licence No: 090103BI) was incorporated on 9 July 2009 to carry out business as an Labuan investment bank, under the Labuan Banking Act 1990.
  • The Investment Banking Licence was issued on 20 September 2009 by Labuan Financial Services Authority (LOFSA).
  • IBH Investment Bank Limited is 100% owned by its Bank Holding Company, IBH Capital (Labuan) Limited (Co. No. LL06841).
  • IBH Capital (Labuan) Limited has a registered capital of USD100.0 million.
  • Labuan registered office at: Lot 2(a), Level 4, Wisma Lazenda, Jalan Kemajuan, 87000 Labuan F.T. ,Malaysia, Tel: +6087-421-663 / Fax: +6087-421-662.
  • Kuala Lumpur Marketing Office is located at: A-6-5, Block A, Megan Avenue 1, No 189, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Key Management:
    • Chairman: Datuk Seri Ibrahim Bin Haji Ahmad
    • Managing Director/CEO: Dato' Howard Choo
  • Contact Details:

Corporate Structure


  1. Bank Holding Company

  2. IBH Capital (Labuan) Limited

    (Registered Authorised Capital: USD 100.0M)
    100%
  3. Labuan Investment Bank

  4. IBH Investment Bank Limited

    (Registered Authorised Capital: USD 100.0M)

Organisation Chart


Organisation Chart
  1. Board of Directors

  2. Compliance & Risk Management

  3. Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

  4. Executive Committee (EXCO)

  5. Business Unit

  6. Blockchain Investment Banking

  7. Wealth Management, Gold & FX Markets

  8. Global Markets

  9. Support Unit

  10. Corporate Service & Administration

  11. Documentation & Operations

  12. Treasury, Finance & Capital Management

Board of Directors


Datuk Sri Ibrahim Bin Haji Ahmad

Chairman

Age: 71 years, 30 Years Professional/Business Experience, Malaysian
Academic Qualification and Awards
  • Master's Degree in Food Science, Louisiana State University
  • Diploma in Agriculture, University Pertanian Malaysia
  • Former lecturer and founding member of the Faculty of Food Science and Biotechnology, University Putra Malaysia
  • Conferred with DUPN title (Dato' Seri) by Penang Government
  • Honoured with the "Anugerah Usahawan" (Entrepreneurship Award) in 1993 by Chamber of Commerce Kuala Lumpur
  • Won the Outstanding Entrepreneur Award Asia-Pacific for 2013
  • Lifetime Achievement Award by the Malay Chamber of Commerce in 2017
Present Directorship(s) and/or Appointment(s)
  • Chairman of Brahim's Holdings Berhad (a public listed company)
  • Founder and Executive Chairman of Dewina Holdings Sdn Bhd
  • Chairman and major shareholder of IBH Investment Bank
  • Founder-Chairman of Baitul Hayati Charity Foundation
  • Chairman of Food Aid Foundation
  • Member of SME Development Council
  • Council Member Malaysian Japan Economic Association (MAJECA)
  • Deputy President One Belt One Road Association (OBOR)
  • Committee Member Malaysia-Saudi Business Council
Past Directorship(s) and/or Appointment(s)
  • Head of Corporate Research and Development at a public listed company
  • National Representative of the UNESCO Regional Network for Basic Sciences
  • Secretary-General of Asean Federation of Food Processing Industries
  • Member of International Standards Committee SIRIM
  • Council Member of Malaysian Microbiological Society and Malaysian Institute of Food Technology

Dato' Howard Choo

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Age: 64, 35 Years Professional/Business Experience, Malaysian
  • Financial Services expert with 30 years in local and international banking
  • Former Executive Director, DBS Thai Danu Bank Thailand and MD, DBS Bank
  • Ex Vice-Chairman Singapore-Thai Chamber of Commerce and Executive Decision Panel, Bank of Thailand
  • Advisor to University Malaysia Sabah in International Business and Advisor to Persatuan Usahawan Muda Malaysia
  • Committee member of MCA SME Development Bureau
  • Member of National Institute of Accountants, Australia (PNA) and MBA (Manchester Business School and University of Wales)
  • Trainer for South East Asia Central Bank Training Centre (SEACEN) and author of several books on Banking and Finance
  • Fellow Chartered Banker and authority on AML/CFT practices

Management Team


Datuk Sri Ibrahim Bin Haji Ahmad

Chairman

Age: 71 years, 30 Years Professional/Business Experience, Malaysian
Academic Qualification and Awards
  • Master's Degree in Food Science, Louisiana State University
  • Diploma in Agriculture, University Pertanian Malaysia
  • Former lecturer and founding member of the Faculty of Food Science and Biotechnology, University Putra Malaysia
  • Conferred with DUPN title (Dato' Seri) by Penang Government
  • Honoured with the "Anugerah Usahawan" (Entrepreneurship Award) in 1993 by Chamber of Commerce Kuala Lumpur
  • Won the Outstanding Entrepreneur Award Asia-Pacific for 2013
  • Lifetime Achievement Award by the Malay Chamber of Commerce in 2017
Present Directorship(s) and/or Appointment(s)
  • Chairman of Brahim's Holdings Berhad (a public listed company)
  • Founder and Executive Chairman of Dewina Holdings Sdn Bhd
  • Chairman and major shareholder of IBH Investment Bank
  • Founder-Chairman of Baitul Hayati Charity Foundation
  • Chairman of Food Aid Foundation
  • Member of SME Development Council
  • Council Member Malaysian Japan Economic Association (MAJECA)
  • Deputy President One Belt One Road Association (OBOR)
  • Committee Member Malaysia-Saudi Business Council
Past Directorship(s) and/or Appointment(s)
  • Head of Corporate Research and Development at a public listed company
  • National Representative of the UNESCO Regional Network for Basic Sciences
  • Secretary-General of Asean Federation of Food Processing Industries
  • Member of International Standards Committee SIRIM
  • Council Member of Malaysian Microbiological Society and Malaysian Institute of Food Technology

Dato' Howard Choo

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Age: 64, 35 Years Professional/Business Experience, Malaysian
  • Financial Services expert with 30 years in local and international banking
  • Former Executive Director, DBS Thai Danu Bank Thailand and MD, DBS Bank
  • Ex Vice-Chairman Singapore-Thai Chamber of Commerce and Executive Decision Panel, Bank of Thailand
  • Advisor to University Malaysia Sabah in International Business and Advisor to Persatuan Usahawan Muda Malaysia
  • Committee member of MCA SME Development Bureau
  • Member of National Institute of Accountants, Australia (PNA) and MBA (Manchester Business School and University of Wales)
  • Trainer for South East Asia Central Bank Training Centre (SEACEN) and author of several books on Banking and Finance
  • Fellow Chartered Banker and authority on AML/CFT practices

Leong Dee Peng

Chief Operating Officer

A Chartered Secretary (ICSA, UK) by training, Dee Peng has vast working experiences, namely in the banking and banking related profession.

As Senior Manager (Risk Management), she was part of the key management team of DBS Labuan Branch and amassed valuable business and operational experiences during the Asian financial crisis period.

Blockchain & Digital Advisory Board


Ian Lim Teck Soon

  • Group MD/Principal Officer of Archipelago Insurance Limited
  • Founder of Malayan Archipelago Limited, an investment holding company for all kinds of insurance business
  • Over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry
  • Trained as a lawyer, Chartered Insurer

Dato' Paduka Terry Low

  • Managing Director of ADD Will International Limited
  • CEO & Founder of ADD Blockchain Studio
  • Wide Experience in Online Financial Fund, Commodities Trades, and Foreign Currency Exchange
  • Involve in Crypto Currency Technology Research and Development
  • Highly experienced with great expertise in managing Public Listed Companies

Steffen Haase

  • CTO of ADD Will International Limited
  • CTO & Co-Founder of ADD Blockchain Studio
  • Blockchain specialist
  • Microsoft and Linux certified
  • Over 10 years experience in software development and 9 years experience in system administration and DevOp

Vin Menon

  • Advisor of CGCX PTE. LTD.(Calfin Global Crypto Exchange)
  • MBA graduate from NTU, Singapore with Advanced Management Program from Wharton Business School and Haas Business School (Berkley)
  • Serial entrepreneur and blockchain advisor who successfully built business in the technology space across the continents
  • Co-founding, nurturing of a Singapore based Organization and eventually divesting to a major Japanese group
  • A Mentor and Coach for Senior executives in driving their business and enhancing their brands
  • Owning the privilege of serving on the Boards of "Spirit of Enterprise", Singapore and "Action Community for Entrepreneur" by SPRING

Financial & Products Advisory Board


David Wong Fut Joon

  • Director - Marketing & Business Development of Nabla Global Ltd.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Computer Science), Southern Illinois University
  • Member of Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy with over 25 years experience in Metals Trading.
  • Director of Yarzar Metaltech SB since 2004
  • Director of HI-ARC Technologies SB since 2005
  • Director of DNS Metals SB since 2012

Linden Sproule

  • Director & Founder of Nabla Globa Ltd
  • MBA, James Cook University
  • Director of Private Equity Partners
  • Broad deal experience with focus on the natural resources sector
  • Business & Corporate Development in Holistic Resources

Dato' Dr. Lim Khong Soon

  • Founder & Executive Chairman of Quantum Metal Sdn. Bhd.
  • Having more than 20 years experience in precision molding, electronic component, gold and potassium cyanide for gold plating industries
  • Supplying gold to jewellry fabricators and dealing with Australia bullion

China Business Advisory Board


Dr. Yang Soo San

  • Chairman of New Star Worldwide Holdings Limited
  • Chairman of Scibois SPRL since 2003
  • Former Medical Doctor in the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA), China
  • Executive Director of Beijing Shenglin Industrial & Trading CO., LTD. Since 2002
  • Chairman of Congo Shushan New Forest Company since 1998

Legal Advisory Board


Dato' Jeffrey Wong

  • LLB Honors from the University of Singapore
  • 20 years experience in litigation and commercial/conveyancing work drawing client base from mainly financial institutions and developers
  • Founder of Messrs. Jeffrey Wong & Partners, experience in bank's legal work and documentation, and restructing banks after 1997 financial crisis, including offshore banks
  • Expert in Cross Border Lending, M & A and Global

Global Forex Advisory Board


Victor Yow Fang

  • President of AmerexFx Inc., Nevada USA and Awerex FX Capital Market Inc.
  • Graduate Gemologist from Gemology Institute of America
  • Expert with over 28 years in Futures, Precious Metals, Stock, Forex Trading/Investment
  • Managing Director of Ume Investment Inc., Nevada, USA since 1997 and Amerex Investment Inc. since 1990
  • Expert in FOREX domain and owner of IFS Markets, a licensed Australian Brokerage House in Sydney.

Winning Combination


Winning Chart

License


License