Beijing, China, March 18, 2024

AIIB Appoints Jeffrey Hiday as Director General for Communications

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has announced the appointment of Jeffrey Hiday as the Bank’s Director General for the Communications Department effective March 11, 2024.

As the Bank’s global chief of communications, Hiday leads the department with a mandate to raise awareness and understanding of AIIB, its operations and mission among internal and external audiences. He will also serve as AIIB’s official spokesperson and provide counsel to Senior Management on public relations, communications, and brand and reputation management.

Before joining AIIB, Hiday was since 2008 Director of the Office of Media Relations at the RAND Corporation in Washington, D.C., where he oversaw strategic planning and daily relations with global media and provided media training and coaching. Previously, he was Director General for External Relations at the Asian Development Bank in Manila. Hiday also worked at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London as Advisor to the President, speechwriter and head of media relations. He was a journalist for many years, covering a host of financial and public policy issues at The Wall Street Journal in London, Dow Jones Newswires in New York and London and the Providence Journal. While in London, he was a weekly commentator on CNBC. He has a BA in journalism from the University of North Carolina.


About AIIB

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral development bank whose mission is financing the Infrastructure for Tomorrow—infrastructure with sustainability at its core. We began operations in Beijing in January 2016 and have since grown to 109 approved members worldwide. We are capitalized at USD100 billion and Triple-A-rated by the major international credit rating agencies. Collaborating with partners, AIIB meets clients’ needs by unlocking new capital and investing in infrastructure that is green, technology-enabled and promotes regional connectivity.

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