Ms. Tan Bin Ru is currently the Chief Executive Officer of OneConnect Financial Technology, the fintech arm of China’s Ping An Group, a Fortune 500 Top 30 and a Forbes Global 2000 Top 10 company. Building upon Ping An’s extensive knowledge and expertise, OneConnect is looking to bring the best of China’s financial technologies to empower financial institutions and banks in Asia. In her role, Bin Ru is responsible for expanding the geographic reach of Ping An’s financial technology solutions internationally outside of China.
Bin Ru has over 20 years of experience in Sales & Operations, and has driven successful sales strategies and operational improvements with multiple MNCs and startups. Prior to her role at OneConnect, Bin Ru was the Regional Sales Director for One Commercial Partner (OCP) and Small, Mid-market Corporate Customers for Southeast Asia at Microsoft, where she looked after sales and managed partners for emerging / new markets that Microsoft was investing in. These countries include Bangaladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Nepal. Her team at Microsoft won top awards in growth and revenue attainment.
Prior to Microsoft, Bin Ru worked with Hewlett Packard for 10 years where she served a variety of roles in Singapore and Houston in the area of Sales Strategy, Alliance management, Business Planning, Worldwide Operations and Strategic Management.
Bin Ru graduated from the National University of Singapore, with a Bachelor of Science (Statistics and Operations Research) in 1996. She also holds a post graduate diploma in Supply Chain Management and is a certified Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma.
In her free time, Bin Ru enjoys spending time chatting with her teenage kids (Bryan 18, Adelle 16), grooming her dogs (Cherry & Blueberry) and watching Korean dramas. She also enjoys occasional movies and good Asian food with her husband (Chong Eng).