GLOBAL TOP 100 BANKING INDUSTRY LEADERS - WBM BANKING AWARDS RANKING 2022
Chen Siqing - Chairman, Executive Director, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China leads the 2022 list of influential banking leaders.
Chairman and Executive Director
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
Mr. Chen has served as Chairman and Executive Director of the Bank since May 2019. He joined the Bank of China in 1990. Mr. Chen Siqing previously worked in the Hunan Branch of Bank of China before he was dispatched to the Hong Kong Branch of China and South Sea Bank Ltd. as Assistant General Manager.
Mr. Chen held various positions in Bank of China, including Assistant General Manager and Vice General Manager of the Fujian Branch, General Manager of the Risk Management Department of the Head Office, General Manager of the Guangdong Branch, Executive Vice President, President, Vice Chairman and Chairman of Bank of China. Mr. Chen served concurrently as Chairman of the Board of Directors of BOC Aviation Limited, Non-executive Director, Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Directors of BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited.
Mr. Chen graduated from Hubei Institute of Finance and Economics, and obtained a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Murdoch University, Australia. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a senior economist.
Chairman and Executive Director
China Construction Bank Corporation
Mr. Tian has served as chairman and executive director of the Bank since October 2017, concurrently as chairman of Sino-German Bausparkasse since March 2018. Mr. Tian currently also serves as chairman of China Banking Association, a member of the Expert Committee for the 14th Five-Year Plan for Economic and Social Development of China, a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the People’s Bank of China and a member of International Advisory Panel of Monetary Authority of Singapore.
Mr. Tian joined Bank of China Limited in April 2013 and served as chairman of Bank of China Limited from May 2013 to August 2017. During this period, he also served as chairman and non-executive director of Bank of China Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited. From December 2010 to April 2013, Mr. Tian served as vice chairman and general manager of China CITIC Group Corporation. During this period, he also served as chairman and non-executive director of China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited. From April 1999 to December 2010,
Mr. Tian served consecutively as vice president and president of China Cinda Asset Management Company, and chairman of China Cinda Asset Management Co., Ltd. From July 1983 to April 1999, Mr. Tian held various positions in China Construction Bank (“CCB”), including sub-branch manager, branch deputy general manager, general manager of Head Office departments, and assistant president of CCB. Mr. Tian is a senior economist. He received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Hubei Institute of Finance and Economics in 1983.
Chairman and Executive Director
Agricultural Bank of China
Mr. Gu Shu is the Chairman and Executive Director of the Agricultural Bank of China. He previously served as Senior Executive Vice President of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited since October 2013. He joined ICBC in March 1998, served as Deputy General Manager of Accounting and Settlement Department and Deputy General Manager of the Planning and Finance Department; he became General Manager of Finance and Accounting Department of ICBC in July 2006; he acted as Board Secretary of ICBC in July 2008 and concurrently General Manager of Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations Department; in December 2010, he served as Head of ICBC Shandong Branch.
He obtained Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Shanghai Jiaotong University in 1990, Master’s degree in Economics from Dongbei University of Finance and Economics in 1995, and Doctorate degree in Economics from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics in 1998.
Bank of China
Mr. Liu has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank since July 2019. Mr. Liu joined the Bank in 2018, and served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank from October 2018 to July 2019 and President of the Bank from August 2018 to June 2019.
He served as Vice Chairman and President of the Export-Import Bank of China from July 2015 to June 2018. Mr. Liu served as Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of China from March 2007 to February 2015. He also served as Director of the African Export-Import Bank from September 2007 to February 2015, as Chairman of the Board of Supervisors of Sino-Italian Mandarin Capital Partners from March 2009 to June 2015, and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Regional Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility (Asia) from March 2014 to May 2015.
Mr. Liu worked in the People’s Bank of China (“PBOC”) for many years, successively serving as Deputy Director-General of the International Department of the PBOC, President of the Fuzhou Central Sub-branch of the PBOC and Director of the Fujian Branch of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, Director General of the Anti-Money Laundering Bureau (the Security Bureau) of the PBOC. Mr. Liu served as President of Shanghai RMB Trading Unit from October 2018 to November 2019, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited from December 2018 to July 2019, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited since July 2019.
Mr. Liu graduated from the Graduate School of the People’s Bank of China with a Master’s Degree in Economics in 1987. He holds the title of Senior Economist.
President and Group Chief Executive Officer
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
Mr. Hironori “Hiro” Kamezawa is President & CEO of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, a position he has held since April 2020. Since joining the company in 1986, Hiro has been a pioneer in various aspects of financial services, as well as an influential leader in crisis management, in a career marked by ground breaking roles.
Early in his career, Hiro spearheaded the field of derivative trading and Asset-Liability-Management at the Bank, and equity secondary business at Securities, taking advantage of Japanese deregulation throughout the late 1980s and early 1990s. Since 2004, Hiro has also been prominent in developing the function of credit risk management. He established the Bank’s credit portfolio management business, and later navigated MUFG through the global financial crisis, the Great East Japan Earthquake, and the introduction of negative interest rates, while serving as General Manager in various divisions of the company.
In 2014, he was appointed Deputy CEO of the Americas, based in New York, also assuming the region’s role of Chief Risk Officer and leading seminal risk-management enhancement projects. In 2016, Hiro returned to Tokyo to serve as Chief Data Officer; and later as Global Chief Information Officer and Chief Digital Transformation Officer, driving the transformation of existing businesses, processes, and culture of MUFG. He has led high-profile projects such as a joint venture in blockchain with Akamai Technologies, and a strategic investment in Grab Holdings. He has also distinguished himself as a leading figure of digital transformation, not only at MUFG but in the finance industry at large.
Hiro earned a master’s degree in mathematics from the Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Tokyo in 1986.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Jamie Dimon is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co., a global financial services firm with assets of $3.2 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.
Dimon became CEO on January 1, 2006 and one year later also became Chairman of the Board. He was named President and Chief Operating Officer upon the company’s merger with Bank One Corporation on July 1, 2004. Dimon joined Bank One as Chairman and CEO in 2000. Dimon began his career at American Express Company. Next, he served as Chief Financial Officer and then President at Commercial Credit, which made numerous acquisitions and divestitures, including acquiring Primerica Corporation in 1987 and The Travelers Corporation in 1993. Dimon served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Travelers from 1990 through 1998 while concurrently serving as Chief Operating Officer of its Smith Barney Inc. subsidiary before becoming co-Chairman and Co-CEO of the combined brokerage following the 1997 merger of Smith Barney and Salomon Brothers. In 1998, Dimon was named President of Citigroup Inc., the global financial services company formed by the combination of Travelers Group and Citicorp.
Dimon earned his bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. He serves on the boards of directors of a number of non-profit institutions including the Business Roundtable, Bank Policy Institute and Harvard Business School. Additionally, he serves on the executive committee of the Business Council and the Partnership for New York City, and is a member of the Financial Services Forum and Council on Foreign Relations.
Noel Quinn - Group Chief Executive, HSBC Bank is at 7th place on the 2022 list of influential banking leaders.
Group Chief Executive
Noel Quinn was appointed Group Chief Executive in March 2020, having previously served as interim Group Chief Executive from August 2019.
Mr Quinn has been with HSBC – or its constituent companies – since 1987, when he joined Forward Trust Group, a subsidiary of Midland Bank (now HSBC UK). He led HSBC’s acquisitions of Swan National Motor Finance and Eversholt Leasing Ltd, becoming General Manager of each business in turn. He subsequently served as Head of Specialised and Equity Finance at HSBC; Group Director of Strategy & Development at HSBC Insurance Services North America; Head of Commercial Finance Europe; and Head of Commercial Banking UK. From 2011 to 2015 he was the Regional Head of Commercial Banking for Asia-Pacific, based in Hong Kong. Mr Quinn was appointed Chief Executive, Global Commercial Banking in December 2015. He became a Group Managing Director in September 2016. Mr Quinn qualified as an accountant in 1987.
Director and Chief Executive Officer
After graduating in Engineering, Jean-Laurent Bonnafé joined the French civil service, working first as a Senior Officer in the French Ministry of Industry and subsequently as Technical Advisor to the Minister of Trade and Industry. In 1993, he joined BNP as a Senior Investment Banker. In 1997, he was appointed Head of Strategy and Development.
Following the BNP merger with Paribas in the year 2000, he led the post-merger integration process. In 2002, Jean-Laurent Bonnafé was appointed Head of the BNP Paribas Group’s French Retail Banking division, becoming a member of the Group Executive Committee. In 2006, when BNL was merged into the BNP Paribas Group, he was appointed BNL Managing Director. In 2008, he became BNP Paribas Chief Operating Officer and assumed responsibility for the Retail Banking activities of the entire Group. On 14 May 2009, Jean-Laurent Bonnafé was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Fortis Bank, remaining in this post until 1 February 2011 with a primary mission to ensure the smooth integration of Fortis Retail Banking activities into the Group. At the Annual General Meeting held on 12 May 2010, he was elected a Member of the BNP Paribas Group Board of Directors.
On 1 December 2011, the Board of Directors appointed Jean-Laurent Bonnafé Group Chief Executive Officer. Jean-Laurent Bonnafé graduated in Engineering from leading French higher education establishment École Polytechnique and the École des Mines.
Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Bank of America
Brian Moynihan leads a team of more than 200,000 employees dedicated to making financial lives better for people, companies of every size, and institutional investors across the United States and around the world.
Bank of America has been recognized as a leader in financial services, including on Fortune magazine’s list of World’s Most Admired Companies and Best Big Companies to Work For, named Global Finance’s Best Bank in the United States and North America in 2020 and placed on Forbes’ World’s Best Employers List in 2019. The company is the top global bank on Fortune’s Change the World list. It was also the 2019 Catalyst Award winner for supporting the continued development, empowerment and advancement of women in the company and around the world, and is recognized annually as a top employer by Working Mother, LATINA Style, Black Enterprise, Military Times and U.S Veterans Magazine. Bank of America is included in the Forbes Corporate Responders List of 25 companies leading through the health crisis caused by the coronavirus.
Moynihan participates in several organizations that focus on economic and market trends, including the World Economic Forum’s International Business Council (chair), the Financial Services Forum, the Bank Policy Institute, the Business Roundtable, the Clearing House (chair), the American Heart Association CEO Roundtable (co-chair), the Business Council and the Federal Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Board. He is also a member of the Vatican Council for Inclusive Capitalism and co-chair of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales’ Sustainable Markets Initiative. Moynihan serves as chair of the company’s Global Diversity and Inclusion Council and is a member of the museum council for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. He is also a member of the Brown University Corporation's Board of Fellows, the Catalyst Board of Directors, the Council on Competitiveness Board (chair) and the Appeal of Conscience Board of Trustees.
Moynihan works with public officials, businesses and civic leaders at the local level through his participation on the Charlotte Executive Leadership Council, the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership and the Partnership for Rhode Island.
China Development Bank
Mr. Zhao Huan is Chairman of China Development Bank (CDB). Prior to joining CDB, Mr. Zhao had worked as Vice Chairman and President of Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) since January 2016.
Starting from December 2013, he served successively as Executive Director of China Everbright Group and then Vice Chairman and President of China Everbright Bank (CEB). Before taking the position as Vice President of China Construction Bank (CCB) in December 2010, he held various positions successively in CCB, including Deputy Director and then Director of Business Administration Division of Credit Management Department, Director of Administration Division of Corporate Business Department, Deputy General Manager of Corporate Business Department, Deputy General Manager of Xiamen Branch, General Manager of Corporate Business Department and General Manager of Shanghai Branch.
Mr. Zhao, born in 1963, is a senior economist and graduated from Xi’an Jiaotong University with a Bachelor of Engineering degree.
Chief Executive Officer
Credit Agricole Group
Philippe Brassac was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole S.A. on 20 May 2015. A graduate of the Paris Graduate School of Economics, Statistics and Finance (ENSAE), Philippe Brassac joined Crédit Agricole du Gard in 1982.
He held several executive offices there before being appointed, in 1994, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole des Alpes Maritimes, now Crédit Agricole Provence Côte d’Azur. In 1999, he joined Caisse Nationale de Crédit Agricole as Director of relations with Regional Banks. Since 2001, he has been Chief Executive Officer of Crédit Agricole Provence Côte d’Azur.
Philippe Brassac was elected Deputy Chairman of Fédération Nationale du Crédit Agricole in 2008, becoming Secretary General in 2010, on this basis, he was Deputy Chairman of SAS Rue La Boétie.
Charles W. Scharf
Chief Executive Officer and President
Wells Fargo & Company
Charles W. Scharf is chief executive officer and president, and a member of the Board of Directors of Wells Fargo & Company.
A financial services veteran with more than 25 years of experience in leadership roles in the banking and payments industries, Charlie served as chief executive officer of Bank of New York Mellon from July 2017 to September 2019 and the chairman of its board from January 2018 to September 2019. He also was chief executive officer and a director of Visa Inc. from November 2012 to December 2016. During his tenure at Bank of New York Mellon, Charlie demonstrated a strong track record in initiating and leading change, driving results, strengthening operational risk and compliance, and innovating amid a rapidly evolving digital landscape.
As the CEO of Visa, Charlie transformed the firm into a technology-driven digital commerce company by partnering with the world's leading technology companies to drive new payment experiences and introduce new technologies to improve payment system security. Previously, he was a managing director of One Equity Partners at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and chief executive officer of Retail Financial Services at JPMorgan Chase. He also was chief executive officer of the retail division of Bank One Corp., chief financial officer of Bank One Corp., chief financial officer of the Global Corporate and Investment Bank division of Citigroup, and chief financial officer of Salomon Smith Barney and its predecessor company.
Charlie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University and an MBA from New York University. He is a director of Microsoft Corporation, serves on the board of trustees of Johns Hopkins University, is a member of The Business Council, and is a member of the board of directors for the New York City Ballet. He lives in New York City.
Director, President and Representative Executive Officer
Japan Post Bank
Mr. Norito Ikeda is President at Japan Post Bank Co., Ltd. He is on the Board of Directors at FANCL Corp. and Higashinihon Daishinsai Jigyosha Saisei Shien Kiko KK.
In 2021, the JAPAN POST Group marked 150 years since its founding in the postal business. A century and half have passed since its establishment when, in line with the times, the postal savings system changed from state to private ownership, but its mission of "creating a form of social infrastructure that everyone can use fairly “ has continued to be handed down to this day.
Group Chief Executive Officer
Mizuho Financial Group
Mr. Masahiro Kihara is an Executive President & Group CEO at Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. He is on the Board of Directors at Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd., Mizuho Bank Ltd. and Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
He received his graduate degree from Duke University School of Law.
Mizuho traces its roots to three of Japan’s oldest banks—Dai–Ichi Bank (Dai–Ichi Kangyo Bank), Yasuda Bank (Fuji Bank), and the Industrial Bank of Japan. Beginning as far back as 1873, these financial institutions helped build and rebuild Japan during the early modern and post–World War II eras, and laid the foundations for Japan’s financial leadership in the 21st century. We also inherit the spirit of the leaders of these banks—three key Japanese bankers who played a pivotal role in the development of the Japanese financial industry: Eiichi Shibusawa, Zenjiro Yasuda, and Sohei Nakayama. These men advocated a pioneering and socially responsible approach to financial services that continues to make Mizuho one of the world’s top financial institutions today.
Group Chief Executive Officer
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group
Jun Ohta occupies the position of Executive President, CEO & Representative Director at Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc.
In his past career he held the position of Director & Senior Managing Executive Officer at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. Under Ohta’s leadership, Sumitomo Mitsui has made a string of acquisitions and strategic investments in Asia in the last year.
Jane Fraser - Chief Executive Officer, Citi is at 16th place on the 2022 list of influential banking leaders.
Chief Executive Officer
Jane Fraser is the Chief Executive Officer of Citi, the world's most global bank, serving millions of consumers, businesses and institutions across 160 countries and jurisdictions.
She is the first female CEO in the firm’s history. Jane has deep experience across Citi’s consumer and institutional businesses and, in many ways, she helped shape Citi into the company it is today. Before becoming CEO in February 2021, she was President of Citi and CEO of the Global Consumer Bank, responsible for all of Citi’s Consumer businesses, including Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Credit Cards, Mortgage and Operations and Technology in 19 markets. Before that, she was the Chief Executive Officer of Citigroup Latin America from 2015 to 2019. From 2013 to 2015, she was the Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Consumer and Commercial Banking and CitiMortgage. From 2009 to 2013, Jane served as the Chief Executive Officer of Citi's Global Private Bank. Prior, Jane was the Global Head of Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions for Citi from 2007 to 2009. She joined Citi in 2004 in the Corporate and Investment Banking division.
Before joining Citi, Jane was a Partner at McKinsey & Company. She started her career at Goldman Sachs in the Mergers & Acquisitions department in London and then worked for Asesores Bursátiles in Madrid, Spain. Jane serves as a Board Member for the Business Roundtable and the Council on Foreign Relations. She is Vice Chair for the Partnership for New York City and a member of Harvard Business School’s Board of Dean’s Advisors, the Stanford Global Advisory Board and the Economic Club of New York.
Jane has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an M.A. in economics from Cambridge University. She is married with two children.
Chief Executive Officer
Christian Sewing has been a member of the Management Board since January 1, 2015 and Chief Executive Officer since April 2018.
On May 1, 2021 he took on additional responsibility for Human Resources. Before that, he was also responsible for the Corporate Bank and the Investment Bank. He joined Deutsche Bank in 1989. From January until June 2015, he was responsible on the Management Board for Legal, Incident Management Group and Group Audit, and assumed responsibility for Deutsche Bank’s Private & Commercial Bank (including Postbank) between July 2015 and April 2018. He was Head of Group Audit from June 2013 to December 2014, prior to which he held a number of management positions in Risk. From 2012 to 2013, he was Deputy Chief Risk Officer. From 2010 to 2012, he served as the Bank’s Chief Credit Officer.
He has worked in Frankfurt, London, Singapore, Tokyo and Toronto. From 2005 until 2007, Christian Sewing was a member of the Management Board of Deutsche Genossenschafts-Hypothekenbank. Before graduating with a diploma from the Bankakademie Bielefeld and Hamburg, Christian Sewing completed a bank apprenticeship at Deutsche Bank in 1989.
Group Executive Chair
Ana Botin joined Banco Santander after working at JP Morgan (New York, 1980-1988). In 1992 she was appointed senior executive vice president. Between 1992 and 1998 she led the expansion of Santander in Latin America. From 2002 to 2010 she was executive chair of Banesto, the entity being commended as the Best Bank in Spain by Euromoney for three consecutive years during that period. From 2010-2014 she was CEO of Santander UK and she has been non-executive director until April 2021. During her role as CEO of Santander UK, she led the transformation of three former building societies into one of Britain’s most innovative banks.
She has also been non-executive director of Santander UK Group Holdings plc (2014-2021). In 2019, she was appointed as a non-executive director of Santander Holdings USA, Inc. and of Santander Bank, N.A. and in 2020 as the chair of PagoNxt, S.L. Since 2014 she has led a cultural, commercial and technological transformation of the Group, focused on boosting customer trust and loyalty. Under her leadership, Santander has established a clear purpose: to help people and businesses prosper in a way that is simple, personal and fair. The Group is committed to acting responsibly on behalf of its employees, customers, shareholders and the communities where it operates.
Her commitment to sustainable and inclusive growth is reflected in her philanthropic activities. She is the founder and Chair of CyD Foundation, which supports and promotes the contribution made by Spanish universities to economic and social development in the country, and Empieza por Educar Foundation, the Spanish subsidiary of the international NGO Teach for All which trains talented young graduates to be teachers. She is also chair of Universia Holding, S.L. and of Universia España Red de Universidades, S.A., which is considered one of the largest university co-operation networks focused in Latin America, comprising over a thousand universities.
Other relevant positions: Ms Botín is a member of the board of directors of The Coca-Cola Company and she sits on the advisory board of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In February 2021, she was appointed president of the European Banking Federation. Ana has a Degree in Economics from Bryn Mawr College (Pennsylvania, United States).
Group Chief Executive
Prior to his appointment as Group Chief Executive, Venkat served as Head of Global Markets and Co-President of Barclays Bank PLC from October 2020 and Group Chief Risk Officer from 2016 to 2020. Venkat is the executive sponsor for Embrace, the global multi-cultural network at Barclays. Prior to joining Barclays in 2016, Venkat worked at JPMorgan Chase from 1994, holding senior roles in Asset Management where he was Chief Investment Officer in Global Fixed Income, as well as in Investment Banking, and in Risk. He is a Board Member of the Institute of International Finance, Advisory member to the Board at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Golub Centre for Finance and Policy.
Chief Executive Officer
A French national, Frédéric Oudéa is a graduate of France’s École polytechnique and École nationale d’administration. From 1987 to 1995, he held a number of positions in the French senior civil service, the Audit Department of the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of the Economy and Finance, the Budget Ministry and the Cabinet of the Minister of the Treasury and Communication.
He joined Societe Generale in 1995, successively holding the positions of Deputy Head and Head of the Corporate Banking arm in London. In 1998, he was appointed Head of Global Supervision and Development of the Equities Department. He became Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Societe Generale group in May 2002 and later Chief Financial Officer in January 2003. In 2008, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Group. He was both Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Societe Generale from May 2009 to May 2015. He has served as Chief Executive Officer since the separation in May 2015 of the functions of Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer.
He is Chairman of the Foundation of École polytechnique and member of Board of Directors of École polytechnique. He is also a Director of CapGemini (since 2018).
Chief Executive Officer
Laurent Mignon has been CEO of Groupe BPCE since June 1st, 2018. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Natixis and a director of CNP Assurances. In addition to his duties within Groupe BPCE, he sits on the Board of Directors of Arkema and the AROP (a not-for-profit association promoting the Paris National Opera) and as a censor of Oddo BHF and Fimalac.
After graduating from HEC in 1986 and the Stanford Executive Program, Laurent Mignon worked for Banque Indosuez for over 10 years, initially in capital markets, then in corporate & investment banking. In 1996, he joined Banque Schroders in London, then AGF (Assurances Générales de France) in 1997 as Chief Financial Officer. He was appointed to the AGF Executive Committee in 1998, then as Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Banque AGF, AGF Asset Management and AGF Immobilier (Real Estate) in 2002, then in charge of life insurance & financial services and credit insurance in 2003. In 2006, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Committee. From 2007 to 2009, he was managing partner at Oddo & Cie. From 2009 to 2018, Laurent Mignon has served as Chief Executive Officer of Natixis and has been a member of the Management Board of BPCE since 2013.
Chairman and Executive Director
Bank of Communications
Ren Deqi occupies the position of Chairman for Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. In the past he occupied the position of Chief Executive Officer at Bank of China Shanghai Branch, General Manager of China Construction Bank (Hubei Branch), General Manager-Risk Management Department at China Construction Bank Corp. and Director & Executive Vice President at Bank of China Ltd. Mr. Ren received a graduate degree from Tsinghua University.
Executive Director and President
Postal Savings Bank of China
Liu Jianjun obtained a master’s degree in Economics from Dongbei University of Finance and Economics and holds the title of Senior Economist.
Mr. Liu Jianjun has served as Executive Director and President of the Bank since August 2021, and performed the duties on behalf of the Chairman of the Board since April 2022. He previously served as Deputy General Manager of Weifang Branch and Jinan Branch as well as the General Manager of Dezhou Branch under Shandong Branch of China Construction Bank; Deputy General Manager of Jinan Branch of China Merchants Bank, General Manager of the Retail Banking Department, General Manager of the Retail Management Department, Business Executive of the Head Office and Senior Executive Vice President of the General Office of Retail Finance, Director of the Credit Card Center of China Merchants Bank, Executive Director, Executive Vice President and Secretary of the Board of Directors of China Merchants Bank. He is now Vice President of China Post Group Corporation Limited.
Executive Director and Group Chief Executive
Lloyds Banking Group
Charlie Nunn has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services sector. Prior to joining the Group, Charlie held a range of leadership positions at HSBC, including Global Chief Executive, Wealth and Personal Banking, and Group Head of Wealth Management and Digital, as well as Global Chief Operating Officer of Retail Banking and Wealth Management.
Charlie began his career at Accenture, where he worked for 13 years in the US, France, Switzerland and the UK before being made a Partner. He then moved to McKinsey & Co. as a Senior Partner, leading on projects for 5 years.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Royal Bank of Canada
David McKay is President and Chief Executive Officer of Royal Bank of Canada. Prior to his appointment in 2014, he was Group Head, Personal & Commercial Banking. Mr. McKay started his career at RBC in 1988 and held progressively more senior roles since then.
He is a member of the board of directors of the Institute of International Finance, the Catalyst Canada advisory board, the Business Council of Canada and the Business Council (United States).
He is also the chair of the board of the Business + Higher Learning Roundtable. Mr. McKay holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business and a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo.
Ralph Hamers - Group Chief Executive Officer of UBS Group is at 35th place on the 2022 list of influential banking leaders.
Steven van Rijswijk
CEO and Chairman Executive Board
S.J.A. (Steven) van Rijswijk has been a member of the Executive Board since 8 May 2017. He has been CEO and chairman of this Board since 1 July 2020.
Prior to his appointment as CEO and chairman of this Board, he was the chief risk officer (CRO). Steven van Rijswijk is also chairman of the Management Board Banking. He is also a member of the Management Board of the Nederlandse Vereniging van Banken (NVB).
Steven van Rijswijk holds a master’s degree in business economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Group President and Chief Executive Officer
TD Bank Group
Bharat Masrani was appointed Group President and Chief Executive Officer of TD Bank Group on November 1, 2014. Bharat has more than 30 years of extensive banking experience and is a member of the TD Bank Group Board of Directors.
Prior to his current role, Bharat served as Chief Operating Officer for TD Bank Group and prior to that as President and CEO of TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®. He has held senior executive roles across the Bank's global footprint including serving as Chief Risk Officer, TD Bank Group; CEO of TD Waterhouse in Europe; Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Co-Head in Europe; Vice President and Country Head for India; and Vice President and Head of Corporate Banking in Canada. Bharat began his career with TD as a Commercial Banking Trainee in 1987.
Bharat received a Bachelor of Administrative Studies degree with Honours from York University in 1978 and obtained his Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business, York University in 1979.
For his achievements in business and the community, Bharat was awarded honorary Doctor of Laws degrees from the Schulich School of Business in 2017 and from Mount Allison University in 2018. He currently serves on the boards of the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and The Charles Schwab Corporation, The Bank Policy Institute and The Clearing House in the U.S. Bharat and his wife, Shabnam, make their home in Toronto and have two grown children.
Director, President and Chief Executive Officer
Kazuto Oku is Chairman & Head-Audit at The Norinchukin Bank and President & Chief Executive Officer for The Norinchukin Bank (Investment Management). He is also on the board of The Norinchukin Bank.
The mission of The Norinchukin Bank is to fully support Japan’s agricultural,fisheries and forestry industries as the national-level organization of JA Bank Group,JF Marine Bank Group and JForest Group. Through this support, the Bank contributes to the development of food production and consumption and a better quality of life for the people living in local communities.
Group Chief Executive Officer