The Euromoney Myanmar Global Investment Forum

Azeem Azimuddin

Chief Financial Officer and Advisor to Chairman

AYA Bank


Azeem has over 30 years of diversified international experience of banking and private equity investments; over 20 years with HSBC, Citibank and Société Générale; over 20 years at board, CEO, CFO and general management levels; started and transformed banking businesses and family owned conglomerates in South and South-East Asia, Middle East, North Africa, as well as North America. Azeem has successfully led change delivery, enterprise redesign and business transformations by developing integrated business and technology strategies to drive organizational change.  Since 2015, Ayabank (www.ayabank.com) has become the first in Myanmar to be IFRS compliant and also the first to be audited under supervision of a big-4 firm now for three consecutive years. The segregation of front, middle and back offices and independence of internal audit have been implemented successfully. Azeem’s current responsibilities include strategic partnerships, treasury, accounting and finance, corporate governance architecture, and mentoring.


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Tue 13 - Wed 14 Sep 2016

Myanmar International Convention Centre 2, Nay Pyi Taw