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Noor Menai
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President & CEO

CTBC Bank Corp. (USA)


801 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 2300

Los Angeles, CA  90017




  • Banking Operations

  • Technology

  • Lending

  • Trade Finance

  • Real Estate

  • China/North America Trade Corridor

  • Governance

  • Retail Banking

Noor Menai is President & CEO of CTBC Bank Corp. USA (formerly Chinatrust Bank), where he oversees its North American operations including the bank’s Commercial and Industrial and Commercial Real Estate lending groups as well as 12 branches in California, New Jersey and New York. He also oversees North American operations for the parent bank, CTBC Bank. He was named President & CEO of the bank in November 2012.


Previously, he served as President & CEO of Charles Schwab Bank, where he re-launched a deposit platform as the "World's Best Checking" as part of the strategy to source net new money from existing brokerage only customers.


For Citigroup North America, over his nine year tenure, several senior roles including; Senior Vice President, Global Consumer Bank – US Credit Cards Division; Head of Consumer Portals, Head of Branch Profitability Programs, and most recently as Managing Director, Corporate & Investment Bank with responsibility for Sales for Emerging Markets. In his last role, he had executive responsibility for 1,100 relationship bankers across 18 countries.


Prior to Citigroup, he was a Director of Direct Financial Services at Bank of America. He began his career at JPMorgan Chase where he was part of the Retail Banking Operations and Technology team during the integration period for mergers between Manufacturers Hanover, Chemical Bank and Chase Bank.


In addition, Mr. Menai spent three years in private equity and asset management, including as Founder and Managing Director of Fair Capital, a sovereign wealth fund backed investment fund.


Mr. Menai regularly provides analysis to major media and conferences including Bloomberg TV, The Economist, Financial Times, Los Angeles Times and The New York Times.


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.

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