KUALA LUMPUR: Alliance Bank Malaysia Bhd has picked Joel Kornreich as its group chief executive officer, with the appointment taking effect on Jan 1, 2015.
Kornreich was previously with Citigroup for 20 years in various roles around the World.
According to Alliance Bank, he is known for the successful management of consumer banking businesses, built around superior service and innovative solutions. Kornreich's last position was as the country business manager of Citibank Global Consumer Group in South Korea.
Before that, Kornreich managed Citi's consumer businesses in Indonesia, Russia, Spain, Belgium and Greece. He also spent some time in the consumer banking business of ABN AMRO Bank.
Kornreich began his banking career with Citibank Europe in the early 1990s where he served in various sales/distribution and marketing roles in both France and Belgium. He holds a Magna Cum Laude from Solvay Business School in Brussels.
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