Yutaka Abe, a Japanese national, has been appointed as Deputy General Director of the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank or VCB), as of September 30.

According to the Lao dong (Labour) newspaper on Oct. 3, the appointment is in line with the stock purchase contract between Vietcombank and the Japan’s Mizuho Corporate Bank Ltd.

Abe is also a member of the bank’s board of directors.-VNA