​​​​​​​​​​​WSBI Presidents Committee

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​​​Isidro Fainé Casas – WSBI President

​​​​President, Spanish Confederation of Savings Banks (CECA). Chairman, Board of Trustees of 'La Caixa' Banking Foundation and Criteria Caixa (Spain) 

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.


 

​Camden Fine – WSBI Vice President

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

​​​Camden Fine is one of Washington's most effective and influential trade association CEOs and lobbyists, as recognised by The Hill newspaper and CEO Update publication, and he was recently named one of the top 100 lobbyists to watch in Washington DC. He was educated at the Virginia Military Institute and the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he double-majored in history and English. He is a distinguished graduate and past chairman of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking. Camden Fine’s thesis, Banker’s Banks: A Correspondent Alternative for Community Banks, was published and included in the Harvard Business School library. He currently serves on several industry boards and committees as well as on the President’s Committee of WSBI.

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​P.K. Gupta – WSBI Vice President

​​​Managing Director, State Bank of India (India)

Appointed Managing Director in 2015, he looks after retail banking and latest initiatives in payments and digital banking.  Prior to this, Mr. Gupta was the Managing Director looking after Compliance & Risk in the Bank. He is ACS from Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He joined State Bank of India in 1982. He has held a number of important assignments in the bank in India and abroad, including Managing Director & CEO, SBI Capital Markets Ltd., the merchant banking subsidiary of SBI; Deputy Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Bank; Chief General Manager (Global Markets) responsible for the entire treasury functions of the bank. Mr. Gupta has extensively handled treasury operations in the Bank, both in India and abroad, including: Chief General Manager, Bhubaneswar circle looking after the Bank’s business in the state of Odisha; General Manager, Network 1, Guwahati responsible for the Banks business in the states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh Dy; Chief Executive Officer of the SBI Macquarie Infrastructure Fund, which is a private equity fund promoted by State Bank of India along with Macquarie Bank of Australia and IFC, Washington, with a corpus of USD1.2 billion. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of the Bahrain Offshore Banking Unit and the Regional head for the Middle East and North Africa regions and was earlier posted at the bank’s London office. Mr. Gupta is a past Chairman of Forex Exchange Dealers Association of India (FEDAI).  He is also a member of Technical Advisory Committee of RBI on Financial Markets. 


 

​LV Jiajin – WSBI Vice President

Executive Director and President, Postal Savings Bank of China Co., Ltd. ​(China)

​​​​​LV Jiajin has been appointed as Executive Director and President of Postal Savings Bank of China Co., Ltd. (formerly known as Postal Savings Bank of China Limited) since January 2013. He also served as Executive Director and Vice President from March 2007. He served as a Deputy Chief and the Chief at the Henan Postal Savings and Remittance Bureau, the Chief of the Henan Xinxiang Municipal Post Bureau, a deputy chief of the Henan Post Bureau, a Deputy Chief of the Liaoning Post Bureau, a deputy director general at the Postal Savings and Remittance Bureau of the State Post Bureau. Mr. Lv currently serves as a Deputy Chairman of the China Banking Association, a standing director of the China Finance 40 Forum, a master supervisor at the PBC School of Finance, University of Tsinghua and a doctoral supervisor of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics. Mr. Lv graduated from Southwestern University of Finance and Economics and obtained a doctor's degree in finance. He is a senior economist and has been entitled to special government allowance granted by the State Council.

 

​​​​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.

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​​​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.​

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​​​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. 

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​​​​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. 

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Jorge Solis – WSBI Vice President

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

​​​​​Mr. Solis has a degree in law from the National University of San Marcos, where he studied Registry and Notarial Law. He also has specialist studies in Government contracts and recoveries (Continental University), and in Money Laundering and Risk Management, and he attended the University of Chicago Booth Executive School. He chairs the Board of Directors of Huancayo Municipal Savings and Credit Bank and was the head of Public Registers for Registration District VIII. He also has experience as a speaker on microfinance and as an advisor for financial institutions and public and private companies.



​​​​​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.​



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.

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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.