Jonathan Alles of HNB elected new ABA Chairman

Maldives – The Asian Bankers Association is pleased to announce the election of Mr. Jonathan Alles, Managing Director and CEO of Hatton National Bank (Sri Lanka) and Mr. Mohamed Shareef, Deputy CEO and Director of Operations of Bank of Maldives, as Chairman and Vice-Chairman, respectively, of the Asian Bankers Association for the 2018-2020 term.

The elections took place at the recently concluded 35th ABA General Meeting and Conference held on November 15-16, 2018 in Maldives. Mr. Alles assumed the chairmanship from Mr. Daniel Wu, President of CTBC Financial Holding Co., who held the position from 2014 to 2018.

The new ABA Chairman has participated in many ABA activities for over a decade, and takes the helm of the Association with many objectives in mind, and chief among them is “the need to formulate a plan to get Central Banks of different countries together to address some of our pressing issues.”

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Mr. Mohamed Shareef, Deputy CEO and Director of Operations of Bank of Maldives

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