Daw Ommar Sein : Senior Advisor and Chief Compliance Officer
Biographical details : Daw Ommar Sein joined Yoma Bank in September 2014 and currently serves as Senior Advisor and Chief Compliance Officer. Prior to Yoma Bank, she was part of the Research and Training Department of the CBM, which she first joined as a Statistical Assistant and where she remained for over 38 years until her retirement in 2010. While working at the CBM, she was nominated to serve as Senior Advisor to the Executive Director of the SEAV Group at the IMF for a two-year term (1996-1998). She holds a B.Econ (MS) degree from the Institute of Economics. She has, over the years, written several research papers, given lectures at various institutions including the Institute of Economics and the National Defense College, and represented the CBM at local and international conferences and forums. She was also a member of the drafting committee that worked on the 2002 Control of Money Laundering Law.
Daw Aye Aye Soe : Chief Regulatory Officer
Biographical details : Daw Aye Aye Soe joined Yoma Bank as a Branch Manager in 1999, and steadily rose in the 23 years since then to her present position as Chief Regulatory Officer and a member of the Executive Committee. Her sound knowledge of the Myanmar Banking industry originates from her extensive experiences since 1991 in many banking institutions including the Central Bank of Myanmar, Myanmar Foreign Trade Bank, and Myanmar Economic Bank. Prior to joining Yoma Bank, she was the Chief Accountant at First Private Bank for five years. She graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce in Banking from the Institute of Economics (Yangon) in 1991 and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Kyaw Soe Lin : Chief Consumer Banking Officer
Biographical details : U Kyaw Soe Lin is the Chief Consumer Banking Officer. Kyaw previously served as the Chief Technology Officer and is the founder of Yoma Bank’s IT department. As an IT professional with more than 16 years of experience in customized software application development, he has accumulated in-depth knowledge of IT technologies and extensive experience in local and international banking operations, hospital management systems, and many other commercial sectors. His vast experience and expertise cover operations, programming, database management, telecommunications, networking and project management. The highlight of Kyaw’s IT career is the pioneering achievement of his team developing the “Yoma Integrated Banking System”, Myanmar’s first automated banking software, in 2000. Born and raised in Yangon, he graduated with a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Physics from Yangon University. He also holds a Master of Information Science from the University of Computer Studies, Yangon.
Ba Maung Sein : Chief Operations Officer
: U Ba Maung Sein joined Yoma Bank in 2014 and is currently serving as Chief Operations Officer. His professional career began as an underwriter and he also held operation, finance and consulting positions in retail, manufacturing and Information Technology sectors in the USA and Canada. U Ba Maung Sein holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin in the USA and an MBA from McGill University in Canada.
Nang Khin Khin Gyi : Chief People Officer
Biographical details : Daw Nang Khin Khin Gyi joined Yoma Bank in September 2016 and is currently serving as the Chief People Officer. Prior returning to Myanmar to join Yoma Bank, Nang has worked for over 10 years in Corporate America as an Internal Auditor. She was a Global Corporate Internal Audit Manager for Alere Inc. based in Massachusetts. Prior Alere, Nang also worked for Thermo Fisher Scientific, a Fortune 500 Company headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. She brings to Yoma Bank her extensive experiences in Internal Controls COSO Framework, Enterprise Risk Management, Financial Auditing, Compliance Auditing, Information Technology Auditing, Process Improvement and Business Optimization. She holds a master’s degree in International Economics and Finance from Brandeis University, Massachusetts, a B.S. in Management/ Finance from the University of Massachusetts, and an A.A. in Liberal Arts from Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Massachusetts.
Ba Thein Naing : Chief Technology Officer
Biographical details : U Ba Thein Naing has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry with 15 years in Cybersecurity and 10 years in Telecommunications. Was a Director, CSO and Vice President in various Singapore companies that include NCS, Singapore Computer Systems and StarHub. His expertise is in cybersecurity, software development, systems integration, project management, standards & frameworks, data protection, business process conceptualization and optimization. He worked together with Nanyang Polytechnic to develop a Test Certification called Certified Software Test Professional (CSTP), which offered a Test Certification Exam which is 80% Practical and 20% Theory for Singapore Computer Society. He also led the team which was awarded the “InfoComm Singapore Awards 2008” in the category of “Tools and Infrastructure Applications” for the product called “iTrack”, an Enterprise Project Management System integrated with Financial and HR Systems. He served as the President of QA Chapter for many years in Singapore Computer Society and holds a Master of Technology (Software Engineering) from NUS-ISS, Specialist Diploma in IT Security from Nanyang Polytechnic and a Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics) from Yangon Institute of Technology.
Anthony Tan : Chief Risk Officer
Biographical details : Mr. Anthony Tan is a seasoned international risk executive who joined Yoma Bank as Chief Risk Officer in June 2020. Anthony brings proven track record embedding strategic risk management and exceptional technical capability in Commercial Banking franchises across Asia. Prior to joining Yoma Bank Anthony had over 17 years of experience working with the Australia and New Zealand Group (ANZ), a leading Australian Bank with significant network throughout Asia and the Pacific and other international financial centers. In those roles, he was accountable for complex credit arrangements such as project finance, leveraged acquisition finance, export finance and asset finance. In addition, Anthony has held senior risk positions in several markets including Australia, Singapore, Philippines, Vietnam and Indonesia. Key assignments and projects in these markets have included M&A due diligence on target banks, integration of acquired businesses, launching consumer finance risk management in new markets and leading country Basel implementation programs.
Khin Mu Mu Myint : Chief Business Banking Officer
Biographical details : Daw Khin Mu Mu Myint is a highly accomplished senior executive with over 20 years of progressive experience in commercial banking, strategic partnership, corporate development, product development, financial management, corporate governance, and restructuring and transformation for Fortune 100 and privately held companies in various industries. In her role as Chief Business Banking Officer, she specializes in driving Yoma Bank’s strategy to become the bank for all businesses in Myanmar. She has also been involved in founding Yoma Bank’s Commercial and International Banking Division including the development of related products and services and successfully launched multiple business units across the Bank. Prior to this she held roles in several significant US organizations such as Freddie Mac, the World Bank, Citi Group, JP Morgan and Prudential Insurance as well as local conglomerate entities.
Kyaw Khaing Win : Chief Financial Officer
Biographical details : U Kyaw Khaing Win joined Yoma bank in October 2017 as Deputy Head of Financial Planning and Analysis. He was thereafter appointed as Chief Financial Officer (Acting) in August 2021, supervising the Finance, Treasury and Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) departments. Prior to joining Yoma Bank, Kyaw had over 10 years of experience in Accounting, Auditing and FP&A with local companies and multinational corporations (MNC). During his time with Yoma Bank, he has contributed to the structuring the FP&A department, supporting the growth of the business units, improving of internal controls and serving as secretary of Asset-Liability Committee (ALCO). He holds a Master of Business Administration from University of Northampton and a B.Sc (Hons) in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University.
Aye Thagyan (April) : Chief Internal Auditor
Biographical details : Daw Aye Thagyan (April) joined Yoma Bank in February 2020 and is currently serving as Chief Internal Auditor. Initially, she served as Senior Manager and subsequently as Head of Audit, Consumer, Business and Product, Service & Channel (PSC). April has more than 12 years of experience in Financial Services, Construction Industry, Oil and Gas Industry, Mining Industry and Telecom Industry, specializing in Internal Audit, Process Controls Setup, Financial Reporting, Statutory Audit, project management and Implementation of Enterprise Information Systems while successfully delivering a number of projects for large organizations across Myanmar and Singapore. Prior to joining Yoma Bank, she worked 5 years at PwC Myanmar and Singapore. She was extensively involved in various projects relating to internal control review and internal audit projects such as enhancement of internal controls and processes, review of current state of internal controls, process and authorization level approval processes and provided recommendations to improve the effectiveness of the internal control functions for clients across Singapore and Myanmar.
Robin Thein Htoot : Chief Products and Transformation Officer
Biographical details : U Robin Thein Htoot is professionally certified in ITIL® Expert | ITIL4® MP | Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (ICBB™) | PMP® | PSM I | MCPD | MCTS | MCSD | Linux Specialist and over 22+ years of Technical Lead/Software Solution Architect/ IT Leadership role exposed to functional domains such as Industrial Automation, Health Care, Banking, Customize WWW Products, Education, RFID, Finance and Government Projects in Myanmar, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia. He is experienced in managing large cost centers worth 2 to 6M USD responsible for Projects and Maintenance of Applications with team members sizing from 5 to 140+. He managed and supervised business operations and Big Data Process across sites in 159 countries and support 5000+ users by 24/7 with 90+ team members in both on site and offshore team in Operation, Billing and Accounting. He holds dual degree in Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computer Engineering and Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics.
Zin Mie : Corporate Secretary
Biographical details : Daw Zin Mie joined Yoma Bank in June 2014 and currently serving as the Corporate Secretary. Zin previously led the Treasury department of the Bank. Prior to Yoma Bank, she worked at Credit Suisse and Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London within the Middle Office and Product Control divisions specializing in Prime Services and Equity Structured Financing products. Born and raised in Myanmar until early teens, she graduated from Warwick University in UK with a Bachelor degree in Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Economic.