Board of Directors
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|Sanjay Gupta||CHAIRMAN||Sanjay Gupta was elected on 28 March 2019 as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of XacBank and its holding company TenGer Financial Group. Chairman Gupta continues to serve also as a member of the Board Governance, Nomination and Compensation Committee. He was nominated by International Finance Corporation (IFC) in 2017 and has served on the Board for 2 years as Non-Executive Director, working also as a member of the risk management and governance, nomination and compensation committees chairing the latter prior to his appointment as Chairman. Sanjay Gupta is a seasoned banker with 34 years of banking experience in senior leadership roles in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and India with Bank of America and Credit Agricole Group. He started his career with Bank of America in India in 1981 and progressed to head the Corporate Banking, Corporate Finance and Financial Institutions Groups. In 1993, he moved to Bank of America's London office where he was Managing Director in Risk Management and later in Structured Credit Group for EMEA. In 1997, he moved to Hong Kong as Managing Director for Bank of America’s Asia Investment Banking Group. In 2001, Sanjay Gupta moved to Credit Lyonnais as the Head of Corporate Origination for Asia Pacific. He was Co-Head of Structured Credit Group for Asia for Calyon in 2007-2009 and subsequently was Asia Head of Global Energy Group for Credit Agricole. Sanjay has an MBA from the University of Delhi.|
|TSEVEGJAV Gumenjav||EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR||Mr. Tsevegjav Gumenjav was appointed as the CEO of XacBank in May 2019. He joined XacBank and TenGer Financial Group in 2011 and has held various management positions within the Group as Chief Financial Officer of TenGer Financial Group and later of XacBank from 2011 to 2013, Chief Retail Banking Officer and, subsequently, President, Retail Banking from 2015, Chairman of Board of Directors of Tenger Insurance LLC from 2014 to 2017 and CEO of XacLeasing since 2013 until his current appointment. Tsevegjav holds a MBA from Regis University, USA and a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business and Information Systems Management from the University of Colorado, USA. Prior to joining the TFG Group, Tsevegjav lived and worked in the United States in 2004-2011 working as treasury manager and financial analyst for a number of large US companies.|
|Michael Madden||NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR||Mr. Michael Madden has served on the Board of Directors of XacBank since 2009. Michael is the chair of the board governance, nomination and compensation committee. Mr. Madden is the Founder, Chairman and Managing Partner of several global advisory and investment businesses as Ronoc, an investment and advisory services business based in Dublin, founded in 2007, Teneo Capital, founded in 2011 and based in New York, providing strategic counseling to large and complex companies internationally and Ongo (Ronoc Asia PTE Limited), an app-based mobile money service, available to businesses and consumers in Myanmar, founded in 2015, Prior to founding Ronoc in 2007, he was the founding CEO of Renaissance Credit, the third largest consumer finance bank in Russia, established in 2003. In 1993-2003, Mr. Madden had been involved in the cards and banking business in the Eastern European markets working for American Express on different positions. Mr. Madden has a diploma in industrial engineering from the College of Management Studies, Limerick, Ireland.|
|Tselmuun Nyamtaishir||NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR||Ms. Tselmuun Nyamtaishir serves on the Board of Directors of XacBank since 2013. Tselmuun is a member of the board risk management and audit committees. She is the President and Board Member of Mongolyn Alt (MAK) Corporation, one of the largest Mongolian multi-business companies. Prior to her current position in MAK, she has held various other managerial positions at the company since 2007 working as Vice President responsible for Social Responsibility Department, Procurement Department and Trading Department and Head of the Investment and Financing Department. Tselmuun started her professional career at Trade and Development Bank of Mongolia in 2005 as a bank officer for the Treasury Trading Back Office. Tselmuun graduated from Valparaiso University, Indiana with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She also completed the Financial Engineering Program of Stanford University in Hong Kong in 2010.|
|Yves Jacquot||NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR||Mr. Yves Jacquot was appointed as a non-executive director of XacBank in March 2016. Yves is a member of the board risk management and audit committees. Yves is the First Vice President for International Development National Bank of Canada Group and Deputy Director General of NATCAN International. He is also a member of the boards of directors of ABA Bank in Cambodia, Afrasia Bank in Mauritius and Byblos Bank in Lebanon. From 1993 to 2014, Yves served for Bred Banque Populaire in Paris as Deputy Director General and Director General of Cofibred, BRED’s wholly-owned subsidiary, and earlier as Financial Director and Director of Treasury and Market Activity. Prior to joining Bred Banque Populaire in 1993, he has had various positions in the banking area including as Chief Executive Officer in different banks and financial institutions in France since 1980. Yves was also with the French Banking Commission as interim director. In 1980-1984, Yves served at the Inspection Group of the Trade Union of Banques Populaires. Yves is a graduate of Essec Business School and completed also a PhD Finance Program of Wharton School.|
|Andrzej Witak||NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR||Andrzej Witak was nominated by European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and elected in March 2019 as a non-executive director on the Board of Directors of XacBank. Andrzej Witak is a member of the Board’s Governance, Nomination and Compensation Committee and Audit Committees. Andrzej is a former EBRD Senior Banker who is now engaged with EBRD as a self-employed consultant focusing on distressed credit management. He was with EBRD from 1997 to 2007 and served as the Head of the EBRD Resident Office in Uzbekistan and Deputy Head of the Resident Office in Ukraine. He has held in the past various non-executive directorships in Poland, Russia, former Soviet republics, Mongolia and East European countries. Andrzej is a graduate of the University of Silesia, Poland with a Master's Degree in Law.|
|Melissa Moy Tian||NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR||Melissa Tian was nominated by the World Bank / International Finance Corporation and appointed by the Board’s decision in June 2019 as Non-Executive Director with membership on the Board’s Governance, Nomination and Compensation Committee and Audit Committee. Regulatory approval for Melissa’s directorship was received in February 2020. Melissa has a wealth of 25 years of banking experience with 16 years in New York and 9 years in Hong Kong, with leadership roles at JP Morgan, HSBC and Citigroup. As a Managing Director at JP Morgan, Melissa had responsibility for Middle East and Asian client coverage whilst based in New York. Prior to that, Melissa was based in Hong Kong as the Head of Global Corporate Bank where she also served on the Local Management Committee and the Asset and Liability Committee. At HSBC in Hong Kong, Melissa was in their Global Banking Management Office working on strategic initiatives for the Asian banking businesses. Melissa was also in leveraged finance and corporate banking groups at HSBC in both Hong Kong and New York. Melissa started her banking career at Citigroup in New York covering the US chemicals and industrial gases sector. Melissa has been on the board of Columbia University Alumni Association (Hong Kong) Limited since 2007. Melissa has a BS from New York University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Melissa also completed the Financial Times Non-Executive Director Diploma Program. Melissa currently resides in Hong Kong. |
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mr. Ulambayar Bayansan was elected as an independent non-executive director on 1 July 2015. Mr. Ulambayar is an investment professional with international work experience. Mr. Ulambayar was an investment banker with Lehman Brothers and Nomura Securities in Tokyo, Japan from 2007 to 2009. After returning to Mongolia, he worked as director and advisor for a number of investment funds and advisory firms as Gobi Capital, Draper Capital and Composite Capital. He served also as the managing director of Altai Holding LLC, one of Mongolia’s large conglomerates. Prior to his investment banking career, Mr. Ulambayar worked for Sony Corporation in Tokyo, Japan. Mr. Ulambayar had also short-term assignments in the US and Finland. Mr. Ulambayar holds a MBA degree from the University of Chicago and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in engineering from the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Mr. Ulambayar speaks Japanese and English languages.
|Niraj Vedwa||INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR||Mr. Niraj Vedwa was electedas Independent Director in March 2019. Niraj is a member of the board audit and risk management committees. Mr. Niraj Vedwa is the Founder and CEO of Acceleric FZ LLE, UAEproviding IT consulting services. Niraj a banking transformation and information technology professional with 30 years of global experience. Prior to launching his advisory business, he served as Global Head and Member of Leadership Council at Tech Mahindra, a leading public listed IT company of India. Prior to joining Mahindra in March 2013, he has worked for 2 years as Global Consumer Banking Director and Asia/Pacific Regional Director at Temenos AG, a banking software provider based in Switzerland. From 1999 to 2011, Niraj served as Chief Operating Officer at Nucleus Software, India, one of the leading retail and corporate banking software companies. His early career covers the period from 1987 to 1999, during which he worked in various IT companies of India. Niraj graduated from Delhi University with a BA degree in 1987 and completed his MBA program in 1989 at Indira Gandhi National Open University.|
|Maurice Lam||INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR||Mr. Maurice Lam, appointed as Independent Director on 27 March 2019, is a banking and finance professional of over 40 years of global industry experience. His appointment is subject to approval at the next AGM. Maurice is currently the Managing Director and Founder of Stewardship Consulting, a boutique consultancy company in Singapore, which provides business strategy and governance consulting and advisory services to family-owned companies. Prior to starting his own consultancy business in 1999, Maurice had worked in international banking in New York, Singapore, Tokyo and London, starting in 1982 in Singapore. Before rejoining the banking industry in 1982, he managed the international treasury of the largest textile company of Canada for four years. He started in domestic banking in Mauritius in 1968 and left to pursue graduate studies in New York.|
Maurice Lam is a MBA graduate of Columbia University, New York. Maurice is a national of both Canada and Mauritius and currently resides in Mauritius and Singapore.