Exclusive: Top ICBC Executive to Lead Guizhou Finance Sector

Caixin Global | Sep 11, 2019 at 4:55 AM
  • Another banking veteran was named to lead the finance sector of a Chinese province, reflecting Beijing’s persistent efforts to bring local governments’ financial risks under control.
  • Tan Jiong, a senior executive vice president of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd. (ICBC), was appointed a vice governor of the southwest province of Guizhou, overseeing the finance sector, Caixin learned from people familiar with the matter.
  • Tan, 53, has worked in China’s banking sector for more than three decades, taking senior positions at state-owned ICBC and Bank of China (BOC).