As one of Myanmar's most successful entrepreneurs, U Aung Ko Win's achievements include steering the management of Kanbawza Bank in 1994 into the developement of the largest commercial bank in the country.
He also founded the Kanbawza Group of Companies, which is now one of Myanmar's leading conglomerates with over 80,000 employees. The KBZ Group's core principal is centred on strengthening Myanmar and its people.
He is the Patron (Honorary Chairman) of:
- Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI)
- Myanmar Gems and Jewellery Entrepreneurs Association
- Myanmar Football Federation
- Border Areas Development Association
- Anti-Narcotics Association (Shan State)
- Myanmar – Japan Association
U Aung Ko Win is also a Member of The World Economic Forum.
Daw Nang Kham Noung is the Executive Director of the KBZ Group, Director of KBZ Bank, and Chairman of I-KBZ Insurance.
In 2008, she co-founded the award winning ‘Brighter Future Myanmar Foundation’ (KBZ Bank’s non-profit organisation), which is now Myanmar’s leading philanthropic organisation.
She is the responsible for the family's Investments and new ventures (such as the Trust Channel), Co-chair of KBZ Women’s Initiatives, CoFounder of i3 Lab’s (KBZ’s Business incubator) and a Member of Myanmar Women’s Entrepreneur Association.
Educated in Singapore, Qatar and London, she is an instrumental driving force in the transformation of the KBZ Group.
With over 11 years of experience with KBZ, U Nyo Myint has been instrumental in steering the strategic direction as the Senior Managing Director of the KBZ Group of Companies.
Before joining the Kanbawza Group, he was Director of the Central Bank of Myanmar (the monetary regulator of the State).
He is now the driving force behind developing KBZ Group's strategic business ventures, leading it's business horizons into new sectors and building key relationships with stakeholders including multi-national companies and foreign corresponding banks.
On behalf of the Board of Directors he has been building the KBZ brand whilst fostering and nurturing it’s corporate culture.
In 2011, U Nyo Myint started the Insurance arm of the Group, I-KBZ which has become one of the leading insurers in the country.
He is also Chairman of Myanmar Airways International, KBZ’s international airline carrier.
Mr. Rolles has been in the financial industry for more than 30 years. He has a wide experience and good understanding of the various Asian stock markets as well as that of the US stock markets and its different financial instruments.
He started his financial career as a Financial Consultant with Merrill Lynch, Luxembourg in 1984. He provided financial advice to high net worth individuals and financial institutions. His expertise included trading in Equities, Commodities, Bonds, Options and other Derivatives.
He later moved to Singapore to head the Private Banking Department of Bank International Luxembourg Asia. In the late 1990’s he was Global Head of Sales Trading and Dealing at SocGen Securities Singapore where he was responsible for all Asian Securities sales in the SocGen Group world-wide. In the last 15 years, he worked with Singapore Securities Companies where his focus has been on the Singapore and other Asian stock markets. He was involved in the launching and placement of shares of new companies on the main board of the Singapore Stock Exchange as well as Rights Issues, Placements and other Fund raising exercises.
Mr Yap has over 10 years of equity capital markets experience with Stirling Coleman Capital Limited in Singapore, covering the South East Asia, North Asia and Australia markets, with particular focus in the Singapore and China markets. He has successfully completed over 20 equity capital markets transactions, including 6 IPOs as the appointed issue manager, with over USD280 million fund raised, and several corporate fund raising activities (both equity and debt instruments) for listed companies in Singapore and Australia.
He possesses in-depth knowledge and experience in providing corporate finance advisory services for diverse transactions such as business / asset acquisitions and divestment of businesses, company takeovers and business privatisation across industries. Prior to joining Stirling Coleman, Mr Yap was the Finance Manager (Vice President), Corporate Business Division, in Singapore Telecommunications Limited, and also an Assistant Manager, Assurance in KPMG Singapore.
Mr Ang has over 10 years of equity capital markets experience with Stirling Coleman Capital Limited in Singapore, focusing on the origination and execution of IPO and mergers and acquisition transactions mainly in China and South East Asia. He has successfully completed over 15 equity capital markets transactions, including 5 IPOs as the appointed issue manager, with over USD160 million fund raised, 3 mergers and acquisitions transactions as the sell-side advisor for aggregate transactions size of approximately USD80 million, as well as several corporate fund raising transactions for Singapore listed companies.
He possesses strong knowledge and understanding of financial markets and international experience, having advised on successful cross border mergers and acquisition transactions for both listed companies and private equity funds. Prior to joining Stirling Coleman, Mr Ang was a Senior Associate, Transaction Services in Deloitte Singapore and also an Audit Senior, Assurance in KPMG Singapore.