Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr. Tay Ah Lek is a Director of Public Mutual since August 1995. He has 62 years’ experience in the banking and finance industry. He was appointed as an Executive Director of Public Bank on 18 June 1997 and was re-designated as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 July 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 Bhd.
He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Henley, United Kingdom and he is an Alumni of Harvard Business School. He is an Emeritus Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Management, a Fellow, Chartered Banker, of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers, and is a Fellow of CPA Australia and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.
He is presently the Chairman of the Association of Hire Purchase Companies Malaysia and is a Council Member of the Association of Banks in Malaysia and the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers.