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Desmond Koh

Born: May 19, 1973

Profession: Swimmer

Nationality: United States

Desmond Koh

Date of Birth : May 19, 1973

Desmond Koh Mun Kit is a former competitive swimmer from Singapore and represented the nation in numerous international competitions over a period of more than 10 years including 5 years as Captain. He started his foray in banking in investment banking London in 1996 and is currently a director at Credit Suisse Private Bank. He is founder and investor to several businesses including of SPORTinc, Jacob and Cody, Gnomadic Publishing to name a few. Desmond represented the Republic in three Olympics, three Asian Games, one Commonwealth Games, one World Championships and five Southeast Asian Games. His younger brother, Gerald, also represented Singapore at the Olympics. Although he is no longer representing the Republic, some of Koh's national swimming records are still unbroken. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a and was subsequently awarded a Rhodes Scholarship, to study at Oxford where he obtained an MPhil in Management Studies. Desmond is married to Nadya Hutagalung, a well known personality in Asia. She was one of MTV's most recognized VJs in the early 1990s.


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