Meet Dean Tong -
Dean Tong

Dean Tong

Managing Director, Head of Group HR UOB Group


Dean is currently the CHRO at UOB driving the people transformation agenda. Before this, Dean had over 20 years of consulting experience with BCG. He has done a lot of work in the space of talent and leadership across Asia, Europe and the Americas. He heads BCG's People and Organization Practice in SEA, and is an executive member of BCG's People and Organization practice globally. He has authored a number of reports in the space of talent, leadership and family businesses including the recent report on Indonesia titled Growing Pains, Lasting Advantage.

Over the last 20 years, Dean has developed vast experience working across multiple industries including financial services, industry goods, consumer goods, and telecommunication. He is known for bringing lateral thinking and out-of-the-box solutions to project teams. Dean has been credited for playing instrumental roles in the creation of the award-winning low-cost bank in Malaysia, and a number of multi finance businesses in Indonesia.

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