BANGKOK, June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government Savings Bank Thailand (GSB) in cooperation with the Tourism Authority of Thailand and the Port Authority of Thailand will host the World Savings and Retail Banking Institute (WSBI) Annual Meetings 2016: Banking in 21st Century in Bangkok, from June 30 to July 1, 2016.
The events serve as a great opportunity for the GSB to demonstrate its leadership of the three conferences: WSBI Presidents Committee, Board of Directors and General Assembly. The summit meeting by the regional savings banks will discuss savings and the retail finance system and WSBI members are invited to attend.
The WSBI is a non-profit organization that acts as an agency to represent and coordinate banks or international financial institutions to promote support for savings and counts among its members 110 financial institutions from 80 countries worldwide.
Its Board of Directors consists of 23 ordinary members and four alternate members, all together 27 members who are selected in bi-annual by WSBI meetings, held once in the first half and once in the second half of the year. The WSBI's current president is Mr. Heinrich Haasis, who is also President of the German Savings Banks Association (Federal Republic of Germany).
Mr. Chatchai Payuhanaveechai, President & CEO of GSB and Mr. Isara Wongrung, Senior Executive Vice President of Personal Customer Group at GSB have been selected by the WSBI to serve on the Board of Directors, which has a term of three years starting from September 24, 2015 until September 24, 2018.
It is a great opportunity for the Government Savings Bank Thailand (GSB) to demonstrate how to build trust and confidence across Asia and Asia Pacific in investing in Thailand.
SOURCE Government Savings Bank