Board of directors

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. HAN Ken, Managing Director

Japanese, Mr. HAN Ken joined MARUHAN Corporation in 2000. Since he was appointed as Director of MARUHAN Corporation in 2007 and then Managing Director in 2014, he has been responsible as Chief Finance Officer looking after Finance and Accounting of MARUHAN Corporation where its business is expanding globally. He also serves for the group’s ASEAN business activities as Director and CEO/President of MARUHAN Investment Asia Pte. Ltd., which is a Singapore-based financial headquarters of MARUHAN Japan ASEAN Financial Group, Director of SATHAPANA Bank Plc., and Director of MARUHAN Japan Bank Lao. He obtained his Bachelor of Law degree from DOSHISHA University in 1997.

Mr. HAN Yu, Director

Japanese, Mr. HAN Yu is President/COO of MARUHAN Corporation, leading 15,000 employees, and keeps MARUHAN Corporation as the leading top company in the entertainment industry in Japan, and shares the vision of making MARUHAN Corporation as a world-class entertainment service company. He joined MARUHAN Corporation in 1990, working at several important posts such as Business Executive Chief and Managing Director, he was appointed as Vice President in 2006 and President in 2008. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Hosei University in 1988.

Mr.WATAHIKI Susumu, Director

Mr. WATAHIKI Susumu joined MARUHAN Corporation in March 2014 and currently serves as Senior Executive of SATHAPANA Bank Plc. and Chief Representative of SATHAPANA Bank Plc, Yangon Representative Office. He has a background of corporate financing, investment banking in various Japanese, European and American banks. He has a Bachelor of Art from Keio University, Economics.

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 serveral senior positions at the banking field such as risk management (market, credit, liquidity, operational risks...etc), corpoarte 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 mamber of Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) from January 2015 to June 2017.

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