Colombo – The ABA Policy Advocacy Committee recently formed a discussion group to promote cooperation among member banks in understanding business process re-engineering initiatives.
The ABA Discussion Group is being led by Mr. Dilshan Rodrigo, Chief Operating Officer of Hatton National Bank. Several member banks have designated officers to make a significant contribution to the activities of the group.
Currently, the members are: Norman Martin C. Reyes, Chief Marketing Officer/ SVP & Head Marketing Group, Philippine National Bank; Shing-Shiang Ou, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Bank of Taiwan; Karen Ho, S.A.V.P. & Deputy Department Manager, FX Planning Department, Int’l Banking Division, The First Commercial Bank; Shiyaz Mohamed Didi, Head of Business Systems, Bank of Maldives Plc.; Bob Chen, Senior Vice President/ Head of Int’l Trade Ops Dept., CTBC Bank Co., Ltd. The ABA continues to encourage collaboration among ABA member banks in achieving transformational changes through the following measures:
- Encouraging a sharing of insights/experiences among member banks on their own efforts/initiatives to achieve transformation change given the unique market pressures experienced in their respective countries/regions.
- Providing suggestions on fast-track implementation of change initiatives to achieve faster results.
- Sharing and exchanging views on continuing internal team effort vs. hiring consultants to support transformational change- when, whom to select, experiences, learnings and expected cost benefits.
- Forming an ABA Discussion Group for an ongoing structured dialogue for sharing of best practices and developing specific learning forum on transformational change through business process re-engineering efforts.