Executive Committee Members

Oknha Ieng Tong HOUT, President & CEO

Oknha Ieng Tong HOUT was co-founder of Hattha Bank in 1994, and has represented the institution since then. With a broad range of experience in microfinance, Oknha Ieng Tong HOUT is an outstanding performer in both financial and non-financial management. Besides graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture in 1991, he completed his Master’s Degree in Business Administration at Build Bright University. In addition, he has participated in many microfinance-related workshops in the USA, Philippines, Indonesia, France, Germany and many other countries.

Ms. Vandith IM, EVP & Chief Operations and Administration Officer

Ms. Vandith joined Hattha Bank in 1995 as one of the very first groups of employees. Prior to joining Hattha Bank, she was working for UNTAC for the National Parliamentary Elections in Cambodia and American Relief Committee. She obtained a Master’s degree at Build Bright University in 2008, adding a specialization in Accounting. She has continued to enhance her knowledge through participating in microfinance and banking related training programs conducted both within and outside the country.

Mr. Chansovichea DUONG, EVP & Chief Business Officer

Mr. Chansovichea has joined Hattha Bank in 2017, he had been promoted to be Chief of Sale and Distribution Division from August 2018. Vichea has 21 years of working experience and more than 18 years’ experience in Banking and MDI sector by starting from the credit officer position. Vichea obtained a master’s degree of finance from the National University of Management in Phnom Penh and attended numerous training courses.

Mr. Vol ROS, Chief Internal Audit Officer

Mr. Vol was appointed to be Chief Internal Audit Officer in 2015, after starting his career at Hattha Bank in 2008. He had more than 9 years’ experience in the field of internal audit and branch management, and more than 11 years in managing internal audit function. He earned his Master’s degree from Preston University after being awarded a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from the Maharishi Vedic University in 1998.

Mr. Vibol HIM, EVP & Chief Finance Officer

Mr. Vibol joined Hattha Bank in Jun 2018 as EVP& Chief Finance Officer. With more than 19-year experiences in microfinance and banking sector, Vibol held many senior positions in audit, accounting and finance and he became Chief Finance Officer in one large microfinance institution. He also has hands on experience in Core Banking System conversion project. With an outstanding academic background, Mr. Vibol obtained Bachelor’s degree in Economics in 2002 followed by his master’s degree in Finance and Accounting in 2005. In 2017, he graduated with ACCA qualification and became a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) UK in February 2018. In addition to that, he has attended many courses related to bank and microfinance at both national and international level.

Mr. Boranchanborath CHEN, EVP & Chief Legal Officer

Mr. Chanborath was appointed as EVP & Chief Legal Officer & Company Secretary on April 01, 2018. He joined Hattha Bank as VP & Head of Legal Department and Company Secretariat in 2011. He gained solid working experience in legal practice in banking, financing and corporate secretary. Prior to joining Hattha Bank, he was seconded by a leading commercial bank to Lao PDR for setting up and run one commercial bank. Borath’s education comprises of Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees of Private Law from the Royal University of Law and Economics.

Mr. Souphoan SEM, EVP & Chief Human Resource Officer

Mr. Souphoan joined Hattha Bank as VP & Head of Human Resources Department in December 2010. He has 30 years’ experience working in different sectors, including a twenty-year track record of human resource management, organization development, human resources planning and leadership development. Souphoan holds a Masters of Business Administration in Leadership Development from Eastern University, Philadelphia, the USA, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Law from Norton University. He has been promoted to be EVP & Chief Human Resource Officer in 2019.

Mr. Tithya YIM, EVP & Chief Information Technology Officer

Mr. Tithya joined Hattha Bank in September 2017 as VP & Sr. Director of IT Planning & Governance and was promoted to be Chief IT Officer in June 2018. His role is to provide managerial oversight for technology strategic planning, project management and technology governance for Hattha Bank. He also provides consultation and guidance to IT Division, develops strategic plans, provides project planning and oversight, and develops and manages the Enterprise Architecture practice. He has more than 16 years’ experience in the various international commercial banks as Head of IT and in Telecommunication Company as a software developer. He has extensive handon experience in handling system and server administration, core banking system, various software applications, information security, and having very good knowledge of IT governance and framework such as COBIT 5, ITIL v3, PMBOK, and currently is pursuing for the professional security certifications such as CISSP, CRISC, CISM, CGEIT. He holds a Bachelor of Technology (Hons) Information and Communication Technology from Unitisiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), Malaysia.

Mr. Lina TOUCH, EVP & Chief Credit Underwriting Officer

Mr. Lina was appointed as EVP & Chief Operation Officer in 2013, after starting his career at Hattha Bank in March 2005. He oversaw Hattha Bank’s business operations including credit & deposit operations and branch management. He was appointed as Chief Underwriting in 2018 for managing the critical functions including credit underwriting, late loan collection and credit admin functions. Lina graduated from the National Institution of Management in 2003; and has also participated in numerous practical training programs conducted both locally and internationally, especially in the Philippines, Vietnam and Luxembourg.

Mr. Virakdara NOUN EVP & Chief Digital Officer

Mr. Noun Virakdara joined Hattha Bank as EVP and Chief Digital Officer in December 2020. He has more than 13 year of working experience in technology, financial services, trade, distribution and professional sectors, including holding leadership and executive levels in digital for financial technology, captive financing, supply chain, trades, distributions, and accounting/tax professional services in both Cambodia and SEA. Virakdara holds a Masters of Business Administration from Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand

Ms. Sokun CHHENG, EVP & Chief Risk Management Officer

Ms. Sokun joined Hattha Bank in 2015 and appointed to be EVP & Chief Risk Management Officer in 2019. She has more than 16 years of experience working in the banking sector. She has participated in numerous training courses, including identifying risk in banking and microfinance, AML/CFT, business continuity plan (BCP) and disaster risk reduction management (DRRM), IFRS training, risk model, risk measurement and mitigation, financial lease, loan impairment assessment, trade finance, credit, marketing and TESOL. She obtained a Master’s Degree in Finance and Banking at NUM in 2011. She became a Certified Expert in Risk Management of the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management (Germany) in 2017.

Mr. Siebh LEANG, EVP & Chief of Sale and Distribution Officer

Mr. Siebh joined Hattha Bank in 2011 (since it was MDI, Hattha Kaksekar Limited) and appointed to be EVP & Chief of Sales and Distribution Officer in 2021. He has more than 17 years’ experience working in commercial bank & micro finance which responsible for Branch Effectiveness, Head Office Audit, Internal Audit Assurance, Financial Planning & Analysis and Management Accounting; with strong analytical, interpersonal, and leadership skills. Mr. Siebh obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and another Bachelor’s Degree in Economic Development, followed with a Master’s Degree in Finance from NUM in 2009.

Ms. Houng SRUN, Head of Compliance Department

Ms. Houng SRUN joined Hattha Bank Plc. in August 2020 as deputy head of compliance department, and later is appointed as Head of Compliance Department in July 2021. Before joining with Hattha Bank Plc, she had 6 years experiences in compliance at microfinance institution and commercial banks. She got certified in AML by ICA in 2018, UK and Regulatory Compliance Certificate from Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) in December 2021. She graduated Master Degree in Finance, Banking, and Insurance, Southeast Asia at University of Nates (France) and Master Degree in Risk Management in Insurance, Banking and Finance in October 2021. She graduated bachelor degree in International Relations in English program at RULE in 2015. In addition, she had participated in numerous training courses such as regulation requirement, and AML/CFT, FATCA conducted by local institution and international institution.