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Market movers

The Post introduces prominent industry leaders who have made an impact this year.

 

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Committed to the vigorous development of the Kingdom’s securities market, he has introduced stringent regulatory measures that are rapidly building confidence among public investors.
 
HE Sou Socheat
SECC director-general
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Under his astute leadership, the Kingdom’s first securities market is maturing into an investor-friendly bourse, which currently boasts seven companies as having publicly listed and six having issued bonds, with a total market capitalisation of $2.45 billion.
 
HE Hong Sok Hour
CSX CEO
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Took Acleda Bank public this year, with the intention of positioning the bank as regional player, powered by a strong digital infrastructure. Acleda’s enterprising president and group managing director transformed the financial establishment into a powerful commercial bank from a microfinance institution in 2003.
 
Dr In Channy
Acleda Bank president
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Heads the Kingdom’s all-important state-owned SME Bank, the brainchild of Prime Minister Hun Sen, which launched full operations this year to provide financing to the small businesses that remain a pillar of the economy – providing jobs to millions of Cambodians – and support the private sector.
 
HE Dr Pan Palla
SME Bank chairman
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Steering Wing (Cambodia) Limited Specialised Bank to new heights in the mobile banking space – making financial inclusion to the Kingdom’s unbanked and under-banked its top priority.
 
Manu Rajan
Wing CEO
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Overseeing the billion-dollar microfinance market that is redefining micro lending to nearly two million borrowers – from farmers to traders and SMEs, the majority of which are run by rural women.
 
Kea Borann
CMA chairman
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Accelerating the digitalisation of Credit Bureau Cambodia’s credit monitoring system so consumers can conduct financial health checks by easily accessing their credit reports.
 
Oeur Sothearoath
CBC CEO
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As chairman of the Insurance Association of Cambodia, leading a largely untapped but fast-growing sector, one that has substantial growth potential driven by better disposable incomes and improved health awareness among the younger generation.
 
Huy Vatharo
IAC chairman
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The veteran South Korean banker is accomplishing PPCBank’s mission of making banking as easy as possible. The bank has this year established new branches and significantly added to its number of ATMS, while creating services to reach an increasing number of local customers and better serve its Japanese, Korean and Chinese clientele.
 
Shin Chang Moo
PPCB Bank president
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An industrious junior credit officer who rose to helm one of Cambodia’s top commercial banks, one that by strictly adhering to its principles of ethical banking is successfully navigating the Covid-19-triggered financial storm.
 
Dr Morarith Soeung
Chief Bank CEO

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