Busy Hiring and Firing Senior Staff at Lunar New Year in Banks

In recent days, several banks have announced changes in their senior personnel.


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After an extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting on January 30, Vietnam Investment and Development Bank (BIDV) announced a series of personnel changes in the Executive Board, Board of Directors (BOD), and Board of Supervisors.

Specifically, Mr. Quach Hung Hiep, former Deputy CEO of BIDV, was appointed as a Member of the BOD for the 2022-2027 term.

In the Board of Supervisors, BIDV relieved Mr. Cao Cu Tri, a Member of the Board of Supervisors for the 2022-2027 term, of his supervisory duties.

Ms. Ta Thi Hanh, former Chief Accountant, has been transferred to the position of Member of the Board of Supervisors for the 2022-2027 term. At the same time, Ms. Hanh also holds the position of Chief of the Board of Supervisors for this term.

In addition, BIDV has also elected two positions in the Executive Board. Mr. Lai Tien Quan, Director of BIDV Thanh Xuan Branch, and Mr. Doan Viet Nam, Director of BIDV Transaction Branch 1, were appointed as Deputy CEOs of BIDV for a term of 5 years.

Furthermore, Ms. Bui Thi Hoa, Deputy Head of Retail Banking Division – BIDV, has been assigned the position of Chief Accountant, replacing Ms. Ta Thi Hanh.

Recently, Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank) also held a conference to announce the Decision of the Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam regarding senior personnel. Accordingly, the Governor decided to extend the tenure of Mr. Nguyen Tuyet Duong – Member of the Board of Directors of Agribank. At the same time, the State Bank has also transferred and appointed Mr. Doan Ngoc Luu – Deputy Head of the Internal Audit Department of the State Bank to the position of Deputy CEO of Agribank.

At Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank), the BOD recently decided to transfer and appoint Mr. Le Tan Lan – Director of Vietcombank Kon Tum to the position of Director of Vietcombank Nam Da Nang.

The BOD has also assigned Mr. Do Minh Phuong to be in charge of managing Vietcombank Vinh Phuc, effective from February 1, 2024. Besides, Vietcombank has also appointed Mr. Tran Viet Quang Khoa – Head of Corporate Customer Department 1 to the position of Deputy CEO of Vietcombank Ho Chi Minh City from February 1, 2024.

Regarding private commercial banks, Eximbank has announced the resignation of Ms. Le Thi Mai Loan from the position of Member of the BOD for the VII term (2020 – 2025) due to personal reasons. The resignation of Ms. Le Thi Mai Loan will be approved by the General Meeting of Shareholders of Eximbank in accordance with legal regulations.

It is known that Ms. Le Thi Mai Loan is currently holding the position of Deputy CEO of Eximbank. In sharing with reporters, Ms. Loan wishes to focus more on time and contribute more to the bank’s management work, aiming to achieve the common goal with the leadership team to bring Eximbank back to its original position in the financial market.

Also at Eximbank, at the end of January, the BOD of Eximbank decided to appoint Mr. Tran Tan Loc, a Member of the BOD, as Deputy Chairman of the BOD of Eximbank for the VII term (2020 – 2025). Mr. Loc used to be the CEO of Eximbank, then resigned due to personal reasons and wants to focus on performing well as a Member of the Board of Directors.

At ABBank, the bank has just announced the decision to dismiss Mr. Do Lam Dien, Deputy CEO of the bank, from January 31, 2024. According to the announcement, the reason for dismissal is a request to terminate the labor contract.

Prior to that, ABBank has dismissed two members in the Executive Board, Mr. Nguyen Khanh Phuc and Mr. Nguyen Hong Quang. Mr. Phuc was dismissed for submitting his resignation, while Mr. Quang was dismissed to change his working position. Both dismissal decisions took effect from January 12, 2024.

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