Directors

 

Mr. Fang Heying was appointed Director of the Company on 24 March 2016. Mr. Fang is currently an Executive Director and President of China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited. He is also a Non-executive Director of China CITIC Bank International Limited. Mr. Fang joined China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited in 1996 and was formerly President of Suzhou Branch, President of Hangzhou Branch and Business Director of Financial Markets. He served as a Vice President of China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited since November 2014 and was further appointed as its President in March 2019. Mr. Fang is a Senior Economist. He graduated from Hunan College of Finance and Economics with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance and obtained an Executive Master's Degree in Business Administration from Peking University.

 

Mr. Guo Danghuai was appointed Director of the Company on 22 August 2019. Mr. Guo is currently an Executive Director and Vice President of China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited. He is also Chairman of CITIC Wealth Management Corporation Limited, Non-executive Director of China CITIC Bank International Limited, Director of CNCB (Hong Kong) Investment Limited and CITIC aiBank Corporation Limited. Mr. Guo joined CNCB in 1986 and was formerly its Chief Auditor, General Manager of its Business Department at Head Office, President of its Tianjin Branch and Shenyang Branch. Mr. Guo is a Senior Economist and graduated from Peking University with a Masterís Degree in Business Management. He has over 30 years of working experience in the Chinese banking industry.

 

Mr. Kong Dan was appointed Director of the Company on 2 January 2001. He holds a Master's Degree in Economics from the China Academy of Social Sciences. Mr. Kong was the former Chairman of the Company, CITIC Group Corporation, China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited and CITIC Resources Holdings Limited, Vice Chairman and President of China Everbright Group Limited, Vice Chairman of China Everbright Limited, Chairman of China Everbright Technology Limited and Non-executive Director of China CITIC Bank International Limited. Mr. Kong has extensive business connections and experience in investment and finance. He is now the President of CITIC Foundation for Reform and Development Studies.

 

Mr. Liu Jifu was appointed Director of the Company on 25 November 2002. Mr. Liu is Director of CITIC Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited and Non-executive Director of CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited. He was formerly Executive Director of CITIC Limited.

 

Mr. Yang Yu was appointed Director of the Bank on 25 March 2020 and was further appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Company since 1 October 2020. He is also the Chairman of China CITIC Bank International Limited ("CNCBI"), CITIC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. and CITIC International Assets Management Limited. Mr. Yang has been a Party committee member of China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited ("CNCB") since July 2015 and further its Vice President since December 2015 till he became the Chairman of CNCBI. Prior to joining CNCB, Mr. Yang had been the Party secretary and president of China Construction Bank Limited ("CCB") Jiangsu Branch from March 2011 to June 2015; Party secretary and president of CCB Hebei Branch from July 2006 to February 2011. Between August 1982 to June 2006, Mr. Yang worked at CCB Henan Branch, holding various positions including deputy head of the branch's budget and finance division, head of the budget and finance division as well as vice president and Party committee member of Xinyang Branch, Party secretary and general manager of Zhengzhou municipal railway branch, Party secretary and president of Zhengzhou Branch, and deputy Party secretary and vice president (presiding) of Henan Provincial Branch. Mr. Yang is a senior economist with a postgraduate degree and PhD in management. He has over 30 years of experience in the Chinese banking industry.

 

Mr. Yang Huahui was appointed Director of the Company on 1 November 2020. Mr. Yang is currently Party Member, Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of the Credit Card Center of China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited. He is also Director and Chief Executive Officer of CITIC International Assets Management Limited. Mr. Yang joined China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited in 1989 (which was known as CITIC Industrial Bank at that time) and had worked in its Guangzhou Branch and Shenzhen Branch till 2001 when he pursued his studies in Royal Roads University in Canada. Mr. Yang re-joined China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited in 2003. He had been the General Manager of the Liabilities & Intermediary Services Sector, Retail Business Department and became Vice President of the Credit Card Centre of the Bank in June 2004 and was further appointed Chief Risk Officer in April 2019. Mr. Yang is a Senior Economist. He graduated from School of Computer Science in Fudan University and obtained a Master of Business Administration degree in Executive Management from Royal Roads University.

     
     
  Senior Executives

 

Mr. Elton Tam is the Group Chief Financial Officer of the Company since December 2014 and is presently Chief Financial Officer of China CITIC Bank International Limited. Mr. Tam has more than 30 years of experience in accounting and financial management. Prior to joining China CITIC Bank International Limited, Mr. Tam was General Manager and Group Financial Controller of Dah Sing Bank, Limited. Before that, he had held various senior finance positions at Standard Chartered Bank Group across different business areas such as consumer banking, treasury and wholesale banking in Hong Kong, Mainland China and Taiwan. Mr. Tam graduated from The University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Social Science Degree, The Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Master of Science Degree in Finance, City University of Hong Kong with a Doctor of Business Administration Degree and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics with a Doctorate Degree in Economics. He is a Fellow Member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants of the UK, and The Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales. He is also a qualified member of Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants of China, The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.

 

Ms. Christine Yau is the Group Chief Controls and Compliance Officer of the Company since January 2019. Ms. Yau is presently Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Compliance and Operations Officer of China CITIC Bank International Limited, responsible for managing the Bankís general compliance, legal, financial crime compliance and operations management. Ms. Yau has over 20 years of experience in internal control, audit, risk management and governance in the financial services industry across Asia. She has held various senior positions in banks and professional firms including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, National Australia Bank, Hang Seng Bank, KPMG and Ernst & Young. Prior to joining China CITIC Bank International Limited, Ms. Yau was Managing Director & Head of Operational Risk, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Asia Pacific. Ms. Yau holds a Bachelorís Degree in Accountancy from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

 

Mr. Telly Chan is the Head of Group Audit of the Company since October 2017 and is presently Chief Auditor of China CITIC Bank International Limited. Mr. Chan has over 30 years of experience in the banking industry specialising in internal audit, treasury and global markets. Before joining China CITIC Bank International Limited, he was Programme Director, Financial Crime Risk Mitigation Programme of Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited. Prior to that, he had held various senior management positions in Standard Chartered including Head of Audit and Regional Head of Audit in different geographic locations including Hong Kong and mainland China. Mr. Chan holds a Master of Science Degree from the University of Salford, a Graduate Diploma in Accounting from Macquarie University, and a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of New England in Australia. He is a Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and CPA Australia.

 

 
   
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