Mr. Jung Sung Wook , Chairman of Board of Directors
Mr. Jung, obtained BA in English Language and Literature at Korea University and MBA in Business Administration at Duke University (USA), and also granted the professional qualification from Chartered Financial Analyst (Level I, II & III), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Financial Risk Manager (FRM).
Mr. Jung has joined Woori Bank (Korea) since 1997 right after his graduation from Korea University, then, he has been continuing his career in the Bank with many experiences through the various positions. In 2010, while he was working as Senior Manager of Risk Management, Mr. Jung received the Citation for Contribution to Financial Industry Development from Governor of Financial Supervisory Service. Once again, he also granted the Citation for the Best Sales Support Staffs in 2016 & 2017 from CEO of Woori Bank (Korea) while he was working Global Business Strategy Department as a General Manager.
With such a background of him above, Mr. Jung is proposed to be Chairman of Board of Directors from Mid-2022.
Ms. Fiona Whyte, Board Member
Ms. Fiona Whyte, a New Zealand citizen, has served on the board of WOORI BANK (CAMBODIA) PLC. (including former VisionFund Cambodia) since January 2013. She has 8 years regulation experience in New Zealand, prior to this 23 year of banking experience in New Zealand, including 12 years in Foreign Exchange Risk Management. Ms. Whyte studied International Business and Management at Massey University in 2007. Ms. Whyte currently works as Specialist Lead, Integrated Financial System at the Financial Markets Authority in NZ and previously served a term as a Trustee on the board of World Vision NZ.
Mr. Ky Buntrean, Board Member
Mr. Ky Buntrean joined WOORI BANK (CAMBODIA) PLC. as independent Board of Director. He holds master degree of law and political science and certificate of BACK (Bar Association Kingdom of Cambodia). Previously, he also worked as board member of Woori Finance Cambodia from 2018 to early 2020. Besides, he is a member of barrister (lawyer) of the Bar Association Kingdom of Cambodia and also a part time professor at Royal University of Law and Economics.
After successfully merged between Woori Finance Cambodia and WB Finance Co., Ltd, Mr. Ky Buntrean appointed as Independent Board of Director of WOORI BANK (CAMBODIA) PLC.
Mr. Hong Ju Kim, Shareholder, Board Member & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Hong Ju Kim majored in Business Administration at Seoul National University in Korea. He joined Woori bank and had in various fields of financial and banking experiences. Especially he was specialized in global business. He worked in global strategy department more than 8 years. He contributed to M&A of Malis Finance in 2014 and merger of Woori Finance Cambodia and WB Finance Co., Ltd. in early 2020. After that, Mr. Hong Ju Kim was also appointed as Chief Financial Officer of WB Finance Co., Ltd. In late 2021 after approval from the National Bank of Cambodia and Ministry of Commerce, he became a shareholder of new Woori Bank (Cambodia) Plc. (formerly known as WB Finance Co., Ltd.).
In early 2022, Mr. Hong Ju Kim was appointed as new Chief Executive Officer of Woori Bank (Cambodia) Plc.
Mr. Ku Kwang Hui, Board Member & Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Ku working with the Woori Bank (Cambodia) Plc. (Former WB Finance Co., Ltd.) since 2020 after the merger, as Director of Management Strategy, and later as Head, Management Strategy Division. Mr. Ku is working as Chief Financial Officer in Woori Bank (Cambodia) since August 2022, and prior to his current position, he was a Chief Operating Support Officer.
He was the Director of Internal Audit while he was working for Woori Finance (Cambodia) Plc. Before working in Cambodia, Mr. Ku had various experiences in Woori Bank (Korea) for 17 years, and one of his past experiences was in the field of operations strategy, related to corporate banking and SME business.
He earned his Master of Business Administration, at Sungkyunkwan University in Korea.