Seba Bank announced that it has recruited Sam Lin as its new Chief Executive Officer in Asia.
Finance Magnates was recently notified in an official press release that Sam Lin, who has fifteen years of experience in investment banking at Credit Suisse and Barclays, has been appointed by SEBA Bank, a FINMA licenced Swiss Bank providing an easy-to-use bridge between digital and traditional assets, as its new Chief Executive Officer to strengthen its presence in the APAC region.
Lin brings a great deal of experience in investment banking to the role at SEBA Bank Asia. Additionally, he is a former Executive Director and CFO of a leading Fintech company listed on NASDAQ. Also, he will leverage his experience in taking SEBA Bank public and grow its APAC presence and operations.
The appointment will enable the Bank to strengthen its leadership status in the provision of digital asset banking services in Asia. This will complement the headcount growth in the existing hubs located in Hong Kong and Singapore. Moreover, it will solidify its status as a regional leader in digital asset banking.
In addition, by accelerating the demand for institutional-grade digital asset banking services in the region, this appointment and the continued expansion in the APAC region will enable SEBA Bank to continue to develop its smart banking capabilities and the universal suite of institutional digital asset services in the region.
Furthermore, Lin has vast experience as a wealth management practitioner and business leader in the development and implementation of institutional-grade financial technology solutions.
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As a former Executive Director and CFO of a leading Fintech company listed on NASDAQ, Lin raised USD 300 million in pre-IPO funding and successfully guided the company through its public listing.
Ambitious Plans to Grow Our Business in Asia
Guido Buehler, CEO of SEBA Bank, commented, “We are proud to see that we are making great progress with the constitution of our entities in Hong Kong and Singapore as we have ambitious plans to grow our business in Asia. Sam Lin brings extensive experience in Asian wealth management and has a significant network throughout the region. He is a proven business leader, well equipped to take our Asia business to the next stage of its development.”
“I am thrilled to join the deeply talented team at SEBA Bank at a pivotal time in the growth of the company. SEBA Bank has achieved great success since its inception in 2018, and its ambitious plans and strong entrepreneurial credentials played a key role in drawing me to the company. I am looking forward to working closely with my colleagues across the globe to grow our presence in Asia and beyond,” Lin said.