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Mario Mallia appointed Chairman of Malta Bankers’ Association

Bank of Valletta, Malta

Monday, 13 June 2016


At the Annual General Meeting of the Malta Bankers’ Association (MBA) held recently, Mr Mario Mallia was elected as Chairman of the Association’s Board for the coming year.



Mr Mallia, who is CEO at Bank of Valletta p.l.c., acknowledged the significance of the MBA’s valid contribution within the local financial services community, and said that he looked forward to further enhancing the Association’s role and standing during his term as Chairman. “All the 28 banks currently operating in Malta are members of the MBA, which can therefore represent itself as the voice of the banking industry in Malta”, said Mr Mallia.



This voice is also carried by the MBA in European fora through its full membership of the European Banking Federation, which incorporates 32 national banking associations representing 4,500 banks with 2.5 million employees. In his capacity as MBA Chairman, Mr Mallia will also be representing the Association on the Board of the European Banking Federation.


Member banks
  • The Bank of Valletta Group is a leading financial services provider in Malta, providing retail banking, investment banking, private banking, fund management, bancassurance, stockbroking and trustee services.

  • Spain’s fourth largest private banking group, covering all areas of the financial business sector under a common denominator: professional performance and quality.

  • One of the leading banks in the Kingdom of Jordan. A bank that has distinctly adapted continuous development and improvement schemes in all of its activities.

  • BPCE Banques Populaires network has 8,500,000 clients and customers (including 3,900,000 members), more than 3,338 branches, and is part of the second largest French banking group – the BPCE Group.

  • With the largest network of banking, the Banque Populaire Group is the leading banking network in Morocco .By the end December 2012, its network was 1145 branches and over 1323 ATMs.