1) Teh Hong Piow
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. Teh Hong Piow is the chairman of Public Bank, and as one of Malaysia’s wealthiest, a common name on the Forbes list. He was born in Singapore, and studied there from primary till secondary school.
At 20, he began his banking career as a clerk in Overseas-Chinese Banking Corporation, where he climbed the corporate ladder steadily. It is a testament to his hard work and dedication that he is where he is now.