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Board of Directors


Dr. IN Channy, Chairman (Cambodian)
Board Committees: Governance (Chair), Audit

Born June, 1960. Dr. IN Channy joined the Board of ACLEDA Bank Lao Ltd., in December, 2014. He is the Chairman of the Board Governance Committee and a Member of the Board Audit Committee. He is also the Shareholder Representative of ACLEDA Bank Lao Ltd. Outside ACLEDA Bank Lao Ltd., Dr. In Channy co-founded ACLEDA in January, 1993. He joined the Board of ACLEDA Bank Plc. (Cambodia) in August, 2014. He is the President & Group Managing Director of ACLEDA Bank Plc. and Chairman of the Executive Committee. He leads the Executive Management Team, which is responsible for overall strategic planning and running the day-to-day business of the organization as well as implementation of the business plan. He is directly accountable to the Board of Directors of ACLEDA Bank Plc. His other responsibilities within the group include Shareholder Representative for ACLEDA Securities Plc., ACLEDA Institute of Business, ACLEDA MFI Myanmar Co., Ltd. and ACLEDA Properties Ltd.

Outside ACLEDA he is Chairman of the Cambodia – Japan Association for Business & Investment (CJBI), Chairman of ACLEDA Financial Trust, Member of the Credit Committee for Rural Development (CCRD), Member of the Government Subcommittee for Corporate Governance and Member of the Committee Leading Microfinance Sector Development. He holds a Doctorate of Business Administration and is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Drs. Pieter KOOI, Vice Chairman (Dutch)
Board Committees: Risk Management (Chair), Assets and Liabilities, Governance.

Born in 1958. Drs. Pieter Kooi joined the Board of ACLEDA Bank Lao Ltd., in July, 2008. He obtained his Master's Degree with distinction in Corporate Finance and Sociology from Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. From 1993, he advised ACLEDA as a microfinance consultant over a period of seven years in its course from a development program into a commercial bank. From 1999, Drs. Kooi worked as a short-term microfinance consultant on projects in 15 countries located mainly in Africa and Asia. From September, 2002 until December, 2005, Drs. Kooi was Director of the Microfinance Unit of UNCDF in New York. From March 2006 till May, 2011 Drs. Kooi supported ACLEDA Bank Plc. as a part-time consultant in the establishment of ACLEDA Bank Lao Ltd., ACLEDA Institute of Business and ACLEDA Securities Plc.

At present Drs. Kooi serves on several Boards and provides short-term consultancies and training in governance and strategic management for retail banks and MFIs. He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr. Ian Samuel LYDALL, Director (British)
Board Committees: Audit (Chair), Assets and Liabilities, Credit.

Born in 1955. He joined the Board in November, 2016. Mr. Lydall has been a director of ACLEDA Bank Plc. since August 2015, He was the CEO and then Chairman of PwC Vietnam, retiring from the firm on June 30, 2015. He wishes to contribute to the Bank by drawing on his experience of financial reporting, corporate governance, risk management, strategy and related areas. Mr. Lydall has extensive and in-depth experience in financial services.

Mr. CHHAY Soeun, Director (Cambodian)
Board Committees: Assets and Liabilities (Chair), Risk Management, Audit

Born April 10, 1954. Mr. Chhay Soeun joined ACLEDA Bank Plc. Board in September, 2014. He obtained his Executive Master's of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting from Preston University, California, USA. He is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD). He joined ACLEDA in January, 1993 until his retirement on April 10, 2014. His last position in ACLEDA Bank Plc. was as Executive Vice President & Group Chief Financial Officer. From 1980 to 1992, he was an accountant and deputy chief accountant of the Kampot Provincial Department of Commerce.

At present, he is Chairman of Board of Directors of ACLEDA Bank Plc., Cambodia, a Board member of ACLEDA Bank Lao Ltd., and a Board member of ACLEDA MFI Myanmar Co., Ltd.

Mr. IN Siphann, Director (Cambodian)
Board Committee: Credit (Chair), Governance, Risk Management

Born October, 1957. Mr. In Siphann joined the Board of ACLEDA Bank Lao Ltd. in June 2015. He is also the Chairman of the Board Credit Committee, a member of the Board Governance Committee, and a member of the Board Risk Management Committee.

At present, besides ACLEDA Bank Lao Ltd. he is the Senior Vice President (SVP) & Head of Credit Division, the Chairman of the Management Credit Committee, a member of the Management Assets & Liabilities Committee, Secretary of the Board Credit Committee, a member of the Implementation & Conversion of IFRS Committee, and a member of the Automation & Modernization Committee.

As the SVP & Head of Credit Division of ACLEDA Bank Plc., he is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day credit operations, providing advice and taking remedial and timely actions to ensure that the loan portfolio quality is well within the set limits and complies with approved policy and related laws and regulations. These include his full authority to stop disbursement of loans in certain cases where the loan quality is in danger or is expected to be in danger.

Outside ACLEDA Bank, he is a Board member of Credit Bureau (Cambodia) Co, Ltd.

He holds a Master's of Commerce (M.Com), with a Major in Management from IIC University of Technology, Cambodia.

Dr. PHON Narin, Director (Cambodian)

Born October, 1969. Dr. Phon Narin started working with ACLEDA Bank Plc. in March, 1996 and joined the Board of ACLEDA Bank Lao Ltd. in December, 2008. As Chief of the Executive Committee, he leads the Executive Management Team, which is responsible for overall strategic planning and running the day-to-day business of the organization as well as implementation of the business plan. He is directly accountable to the Board of Directors. His other responsibilities within the Group include being a Member of the Board of Directors, Representative for ACLEDA Bank Lao Ltd., and a member of the Board Credit Committee.

Outside ACLEDA he is a member of American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM Laos), a member of the Lao Bankers' Association, and a member of the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He has been awarded the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Business Administration, and the Certificate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) from Sidney.

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