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  • Thomas Kadantot
  • Group General Manager Treasury & International Banking
  • First Merchant Bank Ltd, Malawi

Mr. Thomas Kadantot started his banking career with Bank of India in India.

In 1995, he moved to Malawi and was part of the senior management team that helped the then newly established First Merchant Bank (FMB) to stabilize and expand its operations in Malawi. Since then, FMB has grown regionally and now has a presence in Botswana, Zambia, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe. Mr. Kadantot is currently the Group General Manager (Treasury & International Banking) at FMB.

Mr Kadantot’s qualifications include an MBA in Finance & Accounting and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration with a distinction from the University of Liverpool. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics, Mathematics & Statistics from Bombay University and a CAIIB (1) from India Institute of Bankers. His work experience spans 28 years, covering employment with Maser Pvt Ltd, Bank of India, and FMB where he has worked in various senior managerial positions in foreign exchange, branch operations, corporate banking, correspondent banking, trade finance and treasury. He has recently been nominated as a fellow of the Institute of Bankers in Malawi.