Beijing, September 17, 2016
Mr. Thierry de Longuemar appointed as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (the Bank) today announced that Mr. Thierry de Longuemar, upon the nomination of the President, has been appointed by the Board of Directors to the role of Vice President, Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Thierry de Longuemar will assume office on September 29 2016.
Announcing the appointment, President Jin said “I am delighted to announce Mr. Thierry de Longuemar’s appointment to this important leadership position. He brings with him decades of highly relevant experience that will serve the Bank well in the years ahead. I look forward to working with him when he takes up his position later this month”.
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
The primary responsibilities of the Vice President, Chief Financial Officer is to provide strategic and technical leadership in financial and treasury management, to ensure sustainable financial strength and steady growth in financial resources, and to help establish excellent credit ratings in support of AIIB’s overall mission.
It was announced at the Bank's Annual Meeting in June that formal expressions of interest from potential new members would be welcomed before September 30, 2016. The Bank looks forward to welcoming the first of these new members early in 2017.
Mr. Thierry de Longuemar has been serving as Vice President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) since 2011, during which time he has been responsible for Finance, Administration and Risk Management. Mr. de Longuemar has spent more than three decades working in both the multilateral and private sectors, including as Vice President Finance at the African Development Bank between 2004-2010 and as Global Head of Central Banks and Supra-nationals at the investment bank ABN Amro. Mr. de Longuemar received his Masters’ Degree in Business Administration from the école Supérieure des Sciences économiques et Commerciales (ESSEC) in Paris. He is a national of France.
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