Board of Directors
U R Yudh (Executive Chairman)
U R Yudh is a respected veteran in the Myanmar banking and financial sector. He stepped into the role of Chairman of the Board in April 2023 after serving as A bank’s Vice Chairman for nearly 5 years.
U R Yudh dedicated 22 years of his professional life as a banker holding various senior executive roles at Myanmar Economic Bank. In 1993, he left banking to venture into the rice trading industry.
Known for his business acumen, mentorship and community engagement, U R Yudh has been part of the growth of many Myanmar agriculture and associated businesses. U R Yudh dedicates time in promoting inclusive growth as Vice Chairman of Myanmar Rice Federation, Central Executive Committee Member of the Myanmar Banks Association, Central Executive Committee Member of Myanmar Pulses, Beans & Sesame Seeds Merchant Association and Central Executive Committee Member of Myanmar Edible Oil Dealers’ Association.
U R Yudh holds a degree of Bachelor of Arts in Economics.
U Ye Myat Soe (Executive Vice Chairman)
U Ye Myat Soe brings decades of senior leadership experience not just in banking but in diverse industries such as telecommunications and energy. He joined A bank as Managing Director in 2015. Prior to joining the bank, he was Chief Executive Officer of a national telecom company for more than two years.
Under his visionary leadership and tenure as chief executive, A bank grew within a short span of time and helped building the stable foundation for growth. He has built a solid foundation for growth, leading the company as it embarked on milestone partnerships with Asian regional banks; expanded clientele domestically among large companies, international development institutions and wide range of small to medium enterprises; and embraced innovative banking technologies.
U Ye Myat Soe holds a degree in Geology from the University of Arts and Sciences, DAC from Yangon University, and an MBA from Yangon University of Economics. Earlier in his career, U Ye Myat Soe served as technical advisor and geophysicist for various oil and gas companies.
U Zaw Lin Htut (Executive Vice Chairman)
A pioneer in Myanmar’s card payments industry with over two decades of banking experience, U Zaw Lin Htut was appointed as Executive Vice Chairman in April 2023 to spearhead A bank’s digital transformation.
U Zaw Lin Htut brings over 20 years of experience in digital banking. Prior to joining A bank as an independent director in 2018, U Zaw Lin Htut was CEO of Myanmar Payment Union, the country’s national payment network. He also worked at global banks such as ING.
U Zaw Lin Htut is widely regarded as an early adopter and advocate of card payments. He established the payment system network in Myanmar which paved the way for the formation of the MPU. His critical contribution to the industry, combined with an unparalleled knowledge of the Myanmar payment domain, made him one of the most sought after thought leaders in Myanmar and across the region.
U Zaw Lin Htut holds a B.Sc (Geology) degree from Yangon University, and an MBA from Yangon Institute of Economics, MA (Business Law) in 2005 from Yangon University. He also has a Master in Management of Banking & Finance from the Solvay Brussels School of Economic and Management, Université’ Libre de Bruxelles and organised at National Economic University, Hanoi.
Daw Mi Mi Sein (Chief Executive Officer)
Known for her analytical skills and exemplary work ethic, Daw Mi Mi Sein is an inspirational leader who made history as the first Myanmar woman to become CEO of a major bank.
A career professional, Daw Mi Mi Sein rose through the ranks as Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors after serving as the bank’s Chief Financial Officer for two years. During her stint as CFO, she played a pivotal role in establishing A bank as one of the top banks in Myanmar – steering growth, managing financial and operational risks, strengthening due diligence and compliance, innovating and increasing efficiencies.
As CEO, Daw Mi Mi Sein is responsible for building a sustainable foundation for growth and advancing business transformation at A bank. This while continuing to establish a robust risk management and governance framework, breaking new ground in international partnerships and strengthening stakeholder trust.
Before joining A bank, Daw Mi Mi Sein has held numerous positions at auditing firms and diverse industries in London, United Kingdom. She also worked as CFO and other senior financial management positions in Myanmar private banks and financial institutions for more than 20 years.
Daw Mi Mi Sein is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) (1995), a Fellow Member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) (2007), and a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s HBS – Accion Program on Strategic Leadership in Inclusive Finance (2019).
U Min Hlaing (Director)
U Min Hlaing is Director at A bank. He also holds the Managing Director position at Htet Oo Co., Ltd and Htet Oo Construction Co., Ltd. He received his B.Sc (Physics) in 1981 from Yangon University of Arts and Science.
U Myat Cho Win (Director)
U Myat Cho Win is Director at A bank. He also holds the position of Managing Director at Golden Mountain Co., Ltd. He previously occupied the position of General Manager at Asia World Co., Ltd. for 21 years from 1993 to 2014. He received his Bachelor of Commerce in 1981 from Yangon University of Economics.
U Ye Lin Htut (Director)
U Ye Lin Htut is Director at A bank. He also holds the Managing Director position at Tecia Technology Co., Ltd and San Trading Co., Ltd. He received his B.Sc (Mathematics) in 2001 from Yangon University.
U Zin Oo (Independent Director)
U Zin Oo has 40 years of experience as a senior lawyer and legal advisor, and is currently working as an Independent Director of A bank. He obtained B.A (Law) in 1979 and also received his LLB in 1980. Since 1981, he has been a senior lawyer, as a law officer from 1982 to 1994 and as an external legal advisor from 1995 to 2021 to other companies and private banks.
U Myint Aye (Independent Director)
U Myint Aye joined A bank in 2015 as a General Manager with his seasoned veteran banking experiences for more than 40 years in Myanmar Economic Bank. He is currently serving as an Independent Director of A bank. U Myint Aye received his B.A (History) in 1979 from Yangon University of Arts and Sciences.