(Yicai Global) March 7 -- Four of nine Chinese state-owned banks are introducing a wave of new senior executives as Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bank of China, and China Construction Bank have announced fresh vice presidents.
The three lenders all said yesterday that they have added VPs after approvals by regulators. Moreover, the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission yesterday accepted the qualifications of a new VP at the Agricultural Development Bank of China.
At ICBC, the executive hire is Duan Hongtao, a senior economist born in 1969. Duan obtained a doctorate in management and graduated from the Wuhan University of Technology, per the bank. Before joining ICBC, Duan worked for CCB. He used to be a vice president at CCB’s Hubei branch, president of its Shandong branch, and director of the bank’s head office.
Zhang Xiaodong has been named VP at BOC since March 2 after regulatory approval. Before joining the Beijing-based commercial lender last year, Zhang worked for ICBC and one of his roles was general manager of the human resources department. Born in 1972, Zhang graduated from Nankai University in 2000.
Wang Bing has gained the same title at CCB, one of the big four banks in the country. Before this, Wang used to work for BOC for several years, and some of his roles were governor of BOC’s Jiangsu branch, and vice president of BOC Hong Kong. He graduated with a master’s degree in business administration from London Metropolitan University but he also has another master's degree in English language and literature from Soochow University in Suzhou.
Before the latest career move, ADBC’s fresh VP Xu Hao used to be VP for the policy bank's Shanghai branch and president of ADBC’s Jiangsu branch, according to public information.
Editor: Emmi Laine, Xiao Yi