OCTOBER 14, 2016, SETIAWALK – In a shocking career move, Hoe Cheah How, formerly the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of RHB Asset Management, has joined Shock Media Studio, the leading Digital Agency in Asia as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to spearhead their aggressive expansion plans internationally.
As one of the youngest and most successful CIO in Malaysia, Hoe comes onboard with over 15 illustrious years of solid work experience. He brings a fresh new business perspective for the digital marketing agency, enriching it with his wealth of strategic and tactical investment experience to strengthen the position of Shock Media Studio as the market leader in Asia, in line with the management’s plans for regional expansion. Hoe’s expertise in investment, risk management and financial restructuring comes timely to create a formidable financial structure that facilitates the rapid development.
In an exclusive interview with Hoe, he said that he made the decision to join Shock Media Studio because of the high level of dynamism displayed by its team members, and he strongly believes that Shock Media Studio will be the force to be reckoned with in the digital industry in South East Asia in the coming years.
“For me, this new work journey will definitely be one that is filled with challenges and excitement as I’m venturing into a totally new industry, after having spent the last 15 years of my career in the corporate finance and investment-related field,” he said.
“Together with the management team at Shock, we will bring the company to the next level of growth and visibility. A lot of time and effort will be spent in areas of infrastructure building, business strategy review and formulation, as well as other corporate finance related exercises.”
Hoe is a qualified Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance (1st Class Honours) from Curtin University of Technology, Australia. Voted as one of the most astute investors by The Asset Benchmark Survey for the last six conservative years (2010-2015), Hoe will be the catalyst to fuel the rapid expansion and growth of Shock Media Studio to benefit even more businesses in Asia.
Driven by results, Hoe looks forward to an exciting career with Shock Media Studio, creating shock waves that reverberate across the region, and taking its clients to unprecedented heights to achieve an even greater level of success.
Shock Media Studio is indeed continuously shocking the industry and delivering awesomeness. Stay tuned for next shocking move.