WeLab has announced that Ernest Leung has been promoted to President and Group Chief Operating Officer, effective 1 July 2024.

This follows WeLab’s recent achievements, including the corporate reorganisation in Hong Kong and the performance of the Indonesian digital bank Bank Saqu.

The digital bank, developed through a strategic partnership between WeLab and Astra Financial, has achieved a milestone of one million customers within six months of its launch.

Ernest has been with WeLab for five years and has contributed significantly to the company’s growth.

He has led various strategic projects, including establishing and operating Bank Saqu, B2B partnerships, and corporate reorganisation in Hong Kong.

In his new role, he will continue to oversee WeLab’s business operations and serve on the WeLab Bank and Bank Jasa Jakarta boards, supporting WeLab’s regional expansion efforts.

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