WSBI Presidents Committee – Biographies
Heinrich Haasis – WSBI President
President of Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe GmbH & Co. KG.
Heinrich Haasis holds a Diploma in Public Administration from Württemberg Management Service. From 1971 to 1981 he was the Mayor of Bisingen. He also served as a member of the State Parliament of Baden-Württemberg (1976-2001). From September 1991 to January 2001, he was Chairman of the former Württemberg Savings Banks Association (WSGV). Later, in January 2001, he was elected Chairman of the Board of Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) and the Landesbausparkassen and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Sparkassen-Versicherung Holding AG Baden-Württemberg. From 2006 to 2012 he served as the President of the German Savings Bank Association (DSGV). He was elected as the President of ESBG from 2006–2009. In May 2012, he was appointed as President of WSBI.
Jean Arondel – WSBI Vice President
President of the Fédération Nationale des Caisses d'Épargne. Jean Arondel graduated from l’Ecole d’Ingénieur en Electricité et Mécanique Industrielle (EEMI Paris, 1975) and spent his professional career in the cosmetics and perfumery industry. In 1993, Jean Arondel, along with Jean-Paul Guerlain, created the Cosmetic Valley, a business cluster for the perfume and cosmetics industries, which became a competiveness cluster comprising 300 companies in 2005. Since 1999, he has been the Director and Chairman of the local savings bank in Chartres. In 2008 he was elected Chairman of the Steering and Supervisory Board of the Savings Banks ‘Caisse d'Épargne Loire-Centre’, he was re-elected in 2009 and again in April 2015 by unanimity. He has been a board member of the National Federation of Savings Banks (Fédération Nationale des Caisses d’Épargne) since September 2014.
Georg Fahrenschon - WSBI Vice President
President of Deutscher Sparkassen-und Giroverband. From 2008 to 2011 Georg was the Bavarian State Minister of Finance. In May 2012, he was elected President of the German Savings Banks Association. Later, in July 2012, he was appointed to the Boards of the KfW Bankengruppe and Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank. Since 2013, he has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Sparkassen Leasing Verwaltungs AG and Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Leasing AG, as well as member of the Board of the Federal Institute for Financial Services and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Berlin Hyp AG. He is currently Vice President of The European Savings Banks Group (ESBG).
Isidro Fainé Casas – WSBI Vice President
Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the ‘La Caixa’ Banking Foundation and Criteria CaixaHolding.
Isidro Fainé has been Chairman of CaixaBank since 2009 and a member of the Board of Directors since 2000. He holds a Doctorate in Economics, an International Senior Managers certificate in Business from Harvard, and a Diploma in Senior Management from the IESE. He is a member of the Royal Academy of Economics and Finance and of the Royal Academy of Doctorate Holders. In 1982, he joined "la Caixa” as Deputy Executive General Manager. In April 1991, he was appointed Deputy Executive Managing Director and in 1999 rose to General Manager of the bank, before becoming Chairman in June 2007. He held this position until June 2014. He is currently the Chairman of CaixaBank, President of the Spanish Confederation of Savings Banks (CECA), Chairman of ESBG, and Vice President of WSBI.
Camden Fine – WSBI Vice President
President and CEO of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA).
Camden Fine is one of Washington's most effective and influential trade association CEOs and lobbyists, as recognised by The Hill newspaper and CEO Update publication, and he was recently named one of the top 100 lobbyists to watch in Washington DC. He was educated at the Virginia Military Institute and the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he double-majored in history and English. He is a distinguished graduate and past chairman of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking. Camden Fine’s thesis, Banker’s Banks: A Correspondent Alternative for Community Banks, was published and included in the Harvard Business School library. He currently serves on several industry boards and committees as well as on the President’s Committee of WSBI.
Sabasaba Moshingi - WSBI Vice President
Sabasaba Moshingi has been Chief Executive Officer at Tanzania Postal Bank Limited since July 2011 and serves as its Managing Director. He has vast local and international experience in Corporate banking, Trade Finance, Credit Risk, Operations, assessment of Operational Risk for new products and process, Consumer Banking and Finance. He has worked with reputable local and international banks holding various positions. He has worked for Kenya Commercial Bank and Standard Chartered Bank.
Macario Armando Rosales Rosa – WSBI Vice President / Treasurer
President of FEDECRÉDITO (Federación de Cajas de Crédito y Bancos de los Trabajadores)
Macario Armando Rosales Rosa graduated in Public Accountancy and in Jurisprudence and Social Sciences. He has 35 years’ experience in the Fedecrédito System. In 1992, he founded the Soyapango Workers’ Bank and he served as the General Manager Soyapango Caja de Crédito (credit bank) for 25 years. From 1999 to 2001, he was Owner and Head of the Board of Directors of FONAVIPO (the National Popular Housing Fund). From 2009–2012 he was the Chairman of the Latin American and Caribbean Regional Group of WSBI. Macario Armando is a Member of the FEDECRÉDITO Standards Committee as well as a Member of the Institutional Executive Unit (IEU) responsible for managing the Modernisation Programme for the System of FEDECRÉDITO, Credit Banks and Workers’ Banks, sponsored by the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB).