New ABA Board Members elected

During the 39th ABA General Meeting and Conference held in Kathmandu on November 8-9, 2023, the ABA General Membership finalized the election of the new members of the Board of Directors who would serve for the next two years from 2024 to 2025.

ABA Advisory Council Member Mr. Daniel Wu presented the following list of member banks – composed of 19 entities from 11 countries – that were voted into the Board:

The newly elected members of the Board include the following:


  • Bank of Bhutan
    Mr. Dorji Kadin
  • The Bank of East Asia, Ltd.
    Mr. Adrian Li
    Co-Chief Executive
  • State Bank of India, HK
    Mr. Vipin Kumar Pandey
    Country Head and Chief Executive Officer
  • En Bank
    Mr. Mohsen Zarandimoghadam
    Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Bank Pasargad
    Mr. Mostafa Beheshti Rouy
    Advisor to the CEO & Board Member
  • MUFG Bank, Ltd.
    Mr. Frederic Cabay
    Managing Director/Global Co-Head of Financial Institutions
  • Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
    Mr. Koichi Zaiki
    Managing Executive Officer, CEO for Asia-Pacific
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. (SMBC)
    Mr. Tetsuro Imaeda
    Representative Director and Deputy President, Co-Head of Global Banking Unit
  • Bank of Maldives
    Mr. Karl Roland Stumke
    Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
  • Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC)
    Mr. Eugene S. Acevedo
    President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Hatton National Bank (HNB)
    Mr. Jonathan Alles
    Managing Director / CEO
  • Bank of Taiwan
    Dr. Shing-Shiang Ou
    Chairman, BankTaiwan Insurance Brokers
  • CTBC Bank
    Mr. Morris Li
  • First Commercial Bank
    Ms. Ye-Chin Chiou
  • Mega International Commercial Bank
    Dr. Paul C.D. Lei
    Chairman of the Board
  • Bangkok Bank, Ltd.
    Mr. Chaiyarit Anuchitworawong
    Senior Executive Vice President
  • Vietnam Bank for Industry and Trade (Vietinbank)
    Mr. Le Duy Hai
    Deputy General Director
  • Vietnam Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (Agribank)
    Mr. Pham Duc An
    Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Erste Group Bank, HK
    Mr. Oliver Hoffmann
    Managing Director, Head of Asia


The newly elected Board elected Mr. Morris Li, Chairman of CTBC Bank from Taiwan, as ABA Chairman for 2024-2025. Mr. Mostafa Beheshti Rouy, Board Member and Adviser to the CEO, Bank Pasargad of Iran, as voted as Vice Chairman.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.