Board of directors
Mr. HAN Ken, Managing Director
Mr. HAN Ken joined MARUHAN Corporation in 2000 after working for Nomura Securities from 1998. Then he was appointed as Director of MARUHAN Corporation in 2007, Managing Director in 2014 and Representative Director in 2020 being responsible as Chief Financial Officer and MARUHAN Group’s ASEAN Financial Business since 2007. He is the Director and CEO/President of MARUHAN Investment Asia Pte. Ltd., which is a Singapore-based financial headquarters, managing its financial subsidiaries such as SATHAPANA Bank Plc., Sathapana Limited in Myanmar and MARUHAN Japan Bank Lao. He obtained his Bachelor of Law degree from DOSHISHA University in 1997.
Dr. HAN Chang-Woo, Director
Japanese, Dr. HAN Chang-Woo is the founder, Chairman and CEO of MARUHAN Corporation of Japan, which operate and manages a variety of entertainment/amusement facilities such as golf courses, driving ranges, bowling alleys, game centers, restaurants and pachinko parlors (Japanese pinball). He founded MARUHAN Corporation in 1957 and made its business grow rapidly to earn over USD25 billion of annual sales. MARUHAN Corporation is known as the leading company of the industry in Japan. The success in the company’s business growth comes from his strong energy towards pursuing customer satisfaction and high challenging spirit. Currently, he has been actively participating in several associations and working as Administrative Director of Han Chang-Woo Tetsu Cultural Foundation, Director of the Kyoto UNESCO Association, Administrative Officer of the Kyoto Chapter United Nations Association of Japan, and Director of Tokyo Philharmonic. He obtained the Bachelor of Political Economics degree from Hosei University in 1953.
Mr. KIM Vada, Director
Mr. KIM Vada has over 37 years of working experiences with National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), starting as Head of NBC Kandal Provincial Branch up to Director General of Banking Supervision Directorate. During his time at the Central Bank, he held several senior positions at the banking field such as risk management (market, credit, liquidity, operational risks...etc), corporate governance, and business strategy. He played a key role in restructuring the banking system successfully in Cambodia during the 2000s – developing a competitive, safe and sound banking system which has been well regulated and supervised. He has also effectively mobilize saving for financing to stimulate the growth of the Cambodia economy. Mr. Kim obtained a bachelor degree of law in 1975, a Bachelor’s degree in Banking in 1985, and an MBA degree majoring in Finance from Charles Sturt University, Australia in 2003. He has been a lecturer and a guest speaker at some of a well-known universities in Cambodia. Moreover, in the last 10 years, he has been actively participating as a prominent speaker in various conferences and seminars pertaining to the regulatory and supervisory framework, banking and microfinance supervision, mobile banking as well as financial inclusion both locally and internationally. At the international level, he held the position as a chairman of Asia Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (APRACA) from July 2012 to June 2014 and as an executive member of Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) from January 2015 to June 2017.
Mr. SEANG Serey, Director
Cambodian, Mr. Seang Serey is currently serving as Chief Executive Officer of SATHAPANA Limited, Myanmar. He has over 20 years of professional working experience with Financial Institutions and Multi-national companies. Prior to joining SATHAPANA LIMITED, Mr. Serey previously served as Assistant Operations Manager and Provincial Manager at leading Microfinance Institution from 2004 to 2008 having extensive experiences in especially Credit Operations and People Management. In 2008, he started working at MARUHAN Japan Bank Plc, the first Japanese bank in Cambodia, holding various managerial positions such as Branch Manager, Head of Main Office, Head of Sales Division, and lastly, Head of Financial Institution. He was then invited to work as Assistant President and Executive Officer in charge of Business Division and Finance of a Specialized Bank until his resignation in September, 2014 and joined SATHAPANA Bank PLC as Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) in October, 2014 and Chief Executive Officer of SATHAPANA Limited, Myanmar from January, 2018. He obtained Bachelor Degree from Maharishi Vedic University in 1997, and Master Degree from Charles Sturt University, Australia, in 2006.