​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​WSBI Presidents Committee

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​​​Isidro Fainé – WSBI President

​​​​President, Spanish Confederation of Savings Banks (CECA) 

Isidro Fainé was a member of the Board of Directors of Caixabank since 2011, presiding from 2011 until his resignation in 2016. He holds a Doctorate in Economics, an International Senior Managers certificate in Business from Harvard, and a post graduate degree in Senior Management from the IESE. He is a member of the Royal Academy of Economics and Finance and of the Royal Academy of Doctorate Holders of Spain. In 1982, he joined "la Caixa” as Deputy Executive General Manager. In April 1991, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer and in 1999 rose to General Manager of the bank, before becoming Chairman in June 2007. He held this position until ​​​​June 2014. He is also Chairman of the Spanish Confederation of Managers and Executives (CEDE) and Chairman of the Spanish Chapter of the Club of Rome and a member of its International Executive Committee.


​​​Jean Arondel – WSBI Vice President

​​​​President, Fédération Nationale des Caisses d'Épargne (France) 

​​​Jean Arondel graduated from l’Ecole d’Ingénieur en Electricité et Mécanique Industrielle (EEMI Paris, 1975) and spent his professional career in the cosmetics and perfumery industry. In 1993, Jean Arondel, along with Jean-Paul Guerlain, created the Cosmetic Valley, a business cluster for the perfume and cosmetics industries, which became a competiveness cluster comprising 300 companies in 2005. Since 1999, he has been the Director and Chairman of the local savings bank in Chartres. In 2008 he was elected Chairman of the Steering and Supervisory Board of the Savings Banks ‘Caisse d'Épargne Loire-Centre’, he was re-elected in 2009 and again in April 2015 by unanimity. He has been a board member of the National Federation of Savings Banks (Fédération Nationale des Caisses d’Épargne) since September 2014.

​​​​Sabasaba Moshingi – WSBI Vice President

Chief Executive Officer, TPB Bank PLC (Tanzania)

​​​​Sabasaba Moshingi has been Chief Executive Officer at Tanzania Postal Bank Limited (TPB Bank) since July 2011 and serves as its Managing Director. He has vast local and international experience in Corporate banking, Trade Finance, Credit Risk, Operations, assessment of Operational Risk for new products and process, Consumer Banking and Finance. He has worked with reputable local and international banks holding various positions. He has worked for Kenya Commercial Bank and Standard Chartered Bank.



​​​Rebeca Romero Rainey – WSBI Vice President

​President & Chief Executive Officer​, ICBA  Independent Community Bankers Association of America (United States)

​​​​Rebeca Romero Rainey is president and CEO of the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA), the leading advocacy organization exclusively representing community banks. She is one of the nation’s foremost advocates of the community banking industry, with a focus on regulatory reform for our country’s nearly 5,700 community banks. She has met with President Obama and President Trump to discuss issues that are top of mind for community banks. A third-generation community banker born and raised in Taos, N.M., Romero Rainey is the former Chairman and CEO of Centinel Bank of Taos. Upon graduating from Wellesley College, she returned home to Taos with the dream of continuing her family’s business of running the town’s only local community bank. Her broader service to the community banking industry began when she joined the board of the Independent Community Bankers of New Mexico, where she served as president in 2007-08. She entered the national stage by becoming active within ICBA and serving on several committees. In addition to graduating from Wellesley College, Romero Rainey holds a degree from the Pacific Coast School of Banking.​


​​​Macario Armando Rosales Rosa – WSBI Vice President / Treasurer

​​​President of FEDECRÉDITO – Federación de Cajas de Crédito y Bancos de los Trabajadores (El Salvador)

​​​​He has 35 years’ experience in the FEDECRÉDITO System. From 2009–2012 he was chairman of the Latin American and Caribbean Regional Group of WSBI. Macario Armando is a Member of the FEDECRÉDITO Standards Committee as well as a Member of the Institutional Executive Unit (IEU) responsible for managing the Modernisation Programme for the System of FEDECRÉDITO, Credit Banks and Workers’ Banks, sponsored by the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB). From 1999 to 2001, he was Owner and Head of the Board of Directors of FONAVIPO (the National Popular Housing Fund). In 1992, he founded the Soyapango Workers’ Bank and he served as the General Manager Soyapango Caja de Crédito (credit bank) for 25 years. Macario Armando Rosales Rosa graduated in Public Accountancy and in Jurisprudence and Social Sciences. 


​​​​Helmut Schleweis – WSBI Vice President​​

​​​​President, DSGV  Deutscher Sparkassen- und Giroverband [German Savings Banks Association] (Germany)

​​​Helmut Schleweis was born in Heidelberg and began his professional career in 1973 at the local savings bank. In 2002, he was appointed Chairman of their Management Board. Since 2010, Helmut Schleweis has been a Federal Chairman of the German Savings Banks and 3rd Vice-President of the DSGV (German Savings Banks Association); in this capacity, he has represented the interests of Savings Banks in many institutions of the Savings Banks Finance Group, in particular in the Group’s associated companies. Schleweis heads the umbrella organisation of the Savings Banks Finance Group, Germany’s largest and leading financial network. The Group includes 390 Savings Banks, seven Landesbank Groups, eight Landesbausparkassen, eleven direct insurer groups, as well as many additional financial service providers and other associated companies, with a total of over 320,000 employees. 

Carlos Fernando Ruiz Caro Villagarcia – WSBI Vice President

​​​​President, FEPCMAC ​ Peruvian Federation of Municipal Savings and Credit Banks ​(Peru)

Mr. Ruiz Caro, is a Chemical Engineer from the National University of Saint Anthony the Abbot in Cusco and has followed specialization courses in the universities Del Pacifico and Esan in Peru and Belgrano and UCES, in Argentina. He is president of the Board of Directors of CMAC Cusco; he has also been President of the Chamber of Commerce of Cusco and of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce of Southern Peru. He has also been president of Rotary Club Inka-Cusco and SKAL club Cusco, besides belonging to directories of various companies and social entities. Mr. Ruiz Caro has also written articles and lectured on Microenterprises and Microfinance, both in Peru and abroad.

​​​​​Abdellatif Zaghnoun – WSBI Vice President ​

​​​​​Director General, Caisse de dépôt et gestion (Morocco)​

​​​​​General Director of Caisse de Dépôt et de Gestion (CDG) since 2015, he began his career in 1982 at Office Chérifien des Phosphates (OCP) where he held several executive positions. In 2004, he was named Director General of the Customs and Indirect Taxes Administration. In parallel, he was elected in 2007 Vice-President of the World Customs Organization (WCO), President of the Organization for the MENA region, and in 2008 he was also elected Chairman of the Audit Committee of the WCO. In 2010, he was General Director of the Directorate General of Taxes. He​ graduated from the Mohammedia Engineering School (EMI), Morocco.​

Guo Xinshuang - WSBI Vice President (nomination to be confirmed)

President, Postal Savings Bank of China

Guo Xinshuang, male, obtained a doctoral degree in Economics from Jilin University, has the qualification of senior economist and is a deputy to the 12th National People’s Congress. He has served as President of the Bank since February 2020 . Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Guo served as Deputy Director General of Organisation Department of CPC Committee, Deputy Director General of HR Bureau, full-time Deputy Director General of Performance Assessment Team, President of Jilin Provincial Branch, Director General of Comprehensive Planning Bureau, Director General of Planning Bureau and Executive Deputy Director of Planning Institute of China Development Bank; Deputy Mayor, Acting Mayor and Mayor of Qitaihe City, Heilongjiang Province; Deputy Mayor, Acting Mayor and Mayor of Qiqihar City, Heilongjiang Province, and a member of the 11th Provincial Committee of CPC of Heilongjiang Province; Director General of Credit Management Bureau of China Development Bank; Executive Director and Vice President of China Everbright (Group) Corporation; Vice President of China Everbright Group Ltd.; and Executive Director and Vice President of China Export and Credit Insurance Corporation. Mr. Guo currently serves as Vice President of China Post Group Corporation Limited.

Isara Wongrung – WSBI Vice President 

​​​Senior Executive Vice President, Government Savings Bank (Thailand)​

​​​Mr. Wongrung is responsible for the Personal Customer Group, which consists of 13 Departments in three Major Lines, namely: Personal Customer Business Management Line, Sales Management Line, and Personal Customer Operation Line. Before joining GSB in May 2015, he worked for 27 years in Hire Purchase Market, Auto Leasing, and Commercial Hire Purchase & Leasing in the Leasing Industry in Thailand. Mr. Wongrung is a lecturer in Marketing, Management and Finance at leading educational institutions including Assumption University, where he graduated from, Bangkok University International College and Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University.  Additionally, he holds the position of Independent Director, Director and Advisor in various companies in Thailand. He has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Business Management and Finance from Assumption University, Thailand.


Heinrich Haasis – Honorary President​

​​​​​​​Heinrich Haasis served as WSBI president from 2012 until 2018.​​ Before then he was appointed president of ESBG from 2006–2009. From 2006 to 2012 he served as the President of the German Savings Bank Association (DSGV). In January 2001 he was elected Chairman of the Board of Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) and the Landesbausparkassen and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Sparkassen-Versicherung Holding AG Baden-Württemberg. From September 1991 to January 2001, he was Chairman of the former Württemberg Savings Banks Association (WSGV). From 1971 to 1981 he was the Mayor of Bisingen. He also served as a member of the State Parliament of Baden-Württemberg (1976-2001). He holds a Diploma in Public Administration from Württemberg Management Service.