Author: Joseph Giarraputo



Global Finance held its annual Best Banks awards ceremony in Tokyo in October. The event took place during the annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank.


Financial leaders from around the world were present to accept their awards and honor other award recipients. For a full list of award winners, go to the best banks feature from October .


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1 Amando Tetangco Jr (R), governor, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, and Joseph Giarraputo (L), publisher of Global Finance


2 Harry Supoyo, president director, Mandiri Sekuritas


3 Diana Layfield, CEO Africa, Standard Chartered


4 Koichiro Oshima, head of project finance, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial


5 Jan Remie, general manager, country representative Japan, Rabobank


6 Mohamed Isa Al Mutaweh, CEO (Bahrain), Al Baraka


7 Tirad Mahmoud, CEO, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank


8 Albert Essien, deputy group CEO, Ecobank


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9 Simon Weeks, MD, head of sales, Scotiabank


10 David Hatton, group head financial institutions, Ahli United Bank


11 Isam Al-Sager, deputy group CEO, NBK


12 Mohammad Kamran Wajid, CEO, Emirates NBD Capital


13 Chanda Kochhar, MD & CEO, ICICI


14 Roberto Zamora (L), president, and Carlos Briceño (R), general manager, Banco Lafise Bancentro


15 Lutz-Christian Funke, senior vice president, KfW


16 Christian Klein, deputy CEO, Crédit Mutuel


17 Hakan Binbaşgil, CEO, Akbank


18 Kaspar Schmid, head international banking relations, Julius Baer