LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CTBC Bank USA today announced that Noor Menai, President & CEO of CTBC Bank USA, has joined USC Rossier School of Education’s Board of Councilors for a three-year term.
He will serve alongside other esteemed board members comprised of professional, academic and community leaders who play a significant role in program development and carry out numerous, critical functions on behalf of the school and university.
“Noor has been a critical partner in USC Rossier’s commitment to improving educational opportunities through CTBC Bank’s support of our Southern California College Advising Corps,” said Karen Symms Gallagher, Dean of USC’s Rossier School of Education. “We welcome his vision of community investment and value how he exercises leadership on a local level in order to make a lasting impact nationally and globally as well.”
“I am honored to join the Board of Councilors at USC Rossier,” said Menai. “I look forward to working closely with Rossier’s leadership to advance students as they progress towards improving urban education in California and across national and international scales. Better education results in a greater society and stronger workforce; and Rossier makes an extraordinary difference with that foundation.”
Menai brings decades of experience in banking, finance, and international trade. At CTBC, he oversees its North American operations including the bank’s Commercial and Industrial and Commercial Real Estate lending groups and branches in the US. He joined CTBC in January 2011 as the Head of Governance and Retail Banking for the US, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Prior to CTBC, Mr. Menai spent three years in private equity and asset management, including as Founder of Fajr Capital, a sovereign wealth fund-backed investment fund.
Previously, he served as President & CEO of Charles Schwab Bank. And at Citigroup North America, he served in nine years in several senior roles and most recently as Managing Director, Corporate & Investment Bank with responsibility for Sales for Emerging Markets and oversight of 1,100 relationship bankers across 18 countries.
Mr. Menai holds an MBA in finance, computers and information systems and a bachelor’s degree in economics, computers and information systems from the University of Rochester.
About USC Rossier School of Education
The mission of the USC Rossier School of Education is to improve learning in urban education locally, nationally and globally. Rossier leads the field in innovative, collaborative solutions to improve education outcomes.
About CTBC Bank Corp. (USA)
CTBC Bank USA is a trusted and established institution providing commercial and retail customers with a real financial bridge to the next state of their lives and businesses. Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Los Angeles, CTBC Bank operates branches in California, New Jersey, and New York. The bank’s operations include deposits, loans, credit cards, foreign exchange, letters of credit, wealth management, mobile, and electronic banking services. Customers benefit from access to large bank resources coupled with individual attention and customized service of a small bank. Its parent company, CTBC Bank Co. Ltd., is supported by $110 billion in assets and is among the largest banks in the world in terms of capital. For more information about CTBC Bank, visit www.ctbcbankusa.com.