Sthapana Bank Plc. Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

Sathapana Bank Plc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Norihiko Kato as new Chief Executive Officer of Sathapana Bank Plc. with effective date of 8 December 2016.

Mr. Kato has extensive banking experiences over 30 years. He started his career at The Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi-UFJ (BTMU) and took positions in Tokyo, New York, Amsterdam and Bahrain in corporate banking, HR, planning, and management. After he left BTMU in 2009, he joined and ran Khan Bank LLC, a leading commercial bank in Mongolia, strong in retail, SME and e-banking, as Acting CEO in 2011 and as CEO from 2012 to March 2016. Prior to being appointed as CEO of Sathapana Bank, he was Executive Officer and General Manager of Overseas Financial Business Department of Maruhan Corporation.

Chairman of the board, Dr. HAN Chang-Woo, said, “Sathapana Bank is committed to continue serving the Cambodia’s people’s lives by reaching the people and providing the best financial services throughout the country. We believe Mr. Kato’s breadth of experience will be of significant benefit for us to take Sathapana Bank Plc. to the next higher level of excellence as a commercial bank meeting our customers’ growing needs of full banking services.”