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Vodonaivalu And Ali New HFC Bank Board Members

Mukhtar Ali and Viliame Vodonaivalu have been appointed to the HFC Bank board. They replace Sashi Singh and Ajith Kodagoda who have resigned from the HFC Board. The current board
05 Mar 2021 11:57
Vodonaivalu And Ali New HFC Bank Board Members
Viliame Vodonaivalu - Acting CEO FNPF & Mukhtar Ali - COO Bank of the Bay, Oakland, California.

Mukhtar Ali and Viliame Vodonaivalu have been appointed to the HFC Bank board.

They replace Sashi Singh and Ajith Kodagoda who have resigned from the HFC Board.

The current board chair is Tom Ricketts, the other board members are Vilash Chand, Alipate Naiorosui, and Umarji Musa. HFC is the only locally owned commercial bank.

 

About Mr Vodonaivalu
Mr Vodonaivalu is the current Fiji National Provident Fund acting Chief Executive Officer

Prior to joining FNPF in July 2017, he was the Director Fund Management and Acting CEO for Vanuatu Provident Fund.

Mr Vodonaivalu has extensive experience in Finance and Banking and formerly occupied Treasury Management positions with the ANZ and Westpac banks.

He was previously a staff of FNPF from 2006 to 2008 where he held the post of Deputy Chief Investment Officer and CEO for Natadola Bay Resort Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of FNPF.

 

About Mr Ali
Fijian-born, Mr Ali is the Chief Operating Officer of the Community Bank of the Bay in Oakland, California.

He is also a board member of the Fiji National Provident Fund. He is a seasoned community banking professional with 35 years’ experience – 12 of which were spent in executive leadership roles.

He was also the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Mission National Bank in San Francisco. .

 

Extension
Meanwhile, HFC Bank chief executive officer Rakesh Ram is also the Association of Banks in Fiji (ABIF) chairman.

The association recently extended Mr Ram’s term as the chairman. The ABIF represents all commercial banks in Fiji namely, ANZ, Bank of Baroda, Bred, BSP, HFC Bank and Westpac.

 

Feedback: maraia.vula@fijisun.com.fj



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