Mr. Lottner brings more than 28 years of experience in financial services with leading organizations such as McKinsey and BCG, and has spent more than two-thirds of his career in Asia. He previously served as CFO of Siam Commercial Bank (Thailand), where he designed and led a large-scale digital transformation program that included the implementation of a new mobile banking platform, redesign of segment business models, and installation of a cloud-based data lake and analytics platform.
Mr. Jens Lottner said: “I am honored to join Techcombank as it enters its next phase of transformation. I have been truly impressed by its growth and development in Vietnam and its recognition by the international investment community. I look forward to partnering with the management team as part of the next phase of Techcombank’s continued transformation journey, to provide market-leading, highly-digitized banking solutions and services to customers and people across Vietnam”.
On behalf of Techcombank’s Board of Directors, Chairman Ho Hung Anh said: “I am delighted to welcome Mr. Jens Lottner as our new CEO. With his depth of professional experience and a proven track record of execution, we are confident that Mr. Lottner is the ideal leader to spearhead the development and execution of Techcombank’s long-term strategies in moving the Bank forward and bring the best benefits for our customers and stakeholders.”
The Board Chairman expressed sincere appreciation to CEO Quoc-Anh Nguyen-Le for his 5-year services and remarkable contributions during the bank’s strategic transformation. “His leadership and achievements through 5-year journey with the bank has been invaluable for our stakeholders, and particularly for the more than 11,000 employees of Techcombank. I wish him much success on his new journey” – Mr Ho Hung Anh said.
With a focus on Customer-centric strategy and “low risk, high return” business model, Techcombank is a leading bank in Vietnam in terms of profitability and operational efficiency. Techcombank was named the “Best Bank in Vietnam” by Finance Asia and the “Employer of the year” by HR Asia in 2020. Techcombank delivered strong first half 2020 PBT of VND 6.7 Tn (up 19% YoY) on TOI of VND 11.8 Tn (up 30% YoY) and extended to 19 consecutive quarters of YoY revenue growth, despite continuing challenges due to Covid-19. The Bank continued to lead the market with a healthy 2.9% return on assets (ROA) for the last twelve months ended June 30, 2020. With a Basel II CAR of 16.9%, the highest in the market, Techcombank is well capitalized to support its customers in these challenging times and to further enable their growth as the economy rebounds from Covid-19.