President & CEO
Noor Menai is President & CEO of CTBC Bank, where he oversees its US operations including the bank’s Commercial and Industrial ,and Commercial Real Estate lending groups as well as 14 branches in California, New Jersey and New York. He also oversees North American operations for the parent bank, CTBC Bank, Taiwan. He was named President & CEO CTBC Bank in November of 2012. He also has since served on the Board of Directors and is a member of the Board Executive Committee, and the Board Risk Monitoring and Oversight Committee.
Previously, he served as Executive Vice President and North America Regional Head of CTBC where he has had responsibility for US and Canada Corporate and Commercial Real Estate, Trade, Cash, F/X, Asset Based Lending, Syndications and Participations & Advisory, business lines and trade finance for the China/North America trade corridor. 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 and Managing Director of Fajr Capital, a sovereign wealth fund-backed investment fund.
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, he served in nine years in 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.
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.