Our researches and analysis on Interviews

Profile Photo
VietinBank: Rebuilding the technology foundation for future growth

Leading the technology transformation in VietinBank, Tran Cong Quynh Lan, the bank’s deputy general director, explains the changes in its technology infrastructure and challenges it faced in the transformation process

     
Profile Photo
CFOs: More can be done to offer global standards and automated solutions

Banks can do more to provide global solutions to facilitate standardisation and automation of routine cash and treasury management processes, and enable collaboration across business units to increase corporates’ finance performance

     
Profile Photo
MUFG's Batra: "We will not play catch-up.We will play leapfrog"

Vivek Batra, MUFG’s new general manager and regional head of transaction banking sales for the Asia & Oceania region, discusses how the bank intends to capitalise on its position as a latecomer to the global transaction banking business.

     
Profile Photo
Fidor Bank's Kröner: "Interacting socially is at the heart of our DNA"

Matthias Kröner, founder and chief executive officer of Fidor Bank, shares its plans for growth in Asia as the bank enters Singapore, after building a successful business in Europe

     
Profile Photo
AI will replace robos to create new forms of customer value around advisory

Catherine Flax, chief executive officer of Pefin (US), a financial advisory firm that has built an enterprise wide artificial intelligence (AI) platform in the last six years, discusses the future of wealth advisory and why AI will beat…

     
Profile Photo
BNY Mellon’s Brown: “We force our teams to think we need collaboration”

Hans Brown, head of client technology solutions - Asia Pacific, BNY Mellon, talks about the bank’s approach on innovation and how its newest Singapore lab helps solve real institutional problems

     
Profile Photo
Hanfor’s Han: “Without the ability to manage your people, you can’t outrun your…

Xueyuan Han, chairman of Hanfor Holdings, shares how the company started its core businesses, the products and services it offers, and the role that financial technology plays in transforming the organisation.

     
Profile Photo
JD Finance’s Chen: “I serve financial institutions, not do financial services”

Shengqiang Chen, chief executive officer of JD Finance, the financial subsidiary of JD.com, one of the largest e-commerce companies in China, discusses the company’s relationship with banks and retailers, how it has evolved as a financial…