Henry Yu, a seasoned banker of about 34 years, has had an excellent banking career covering domestic banking and global business. He is currently Managing Director of the Global Financial Institutions-Asia of Fifth Third Bank (10th largest bank in USA). Henry is a well-rounded banker having been involved in Investment Banking (IPO, M&A, Asset Securitization), Commercial and International Multinational Lending, Treasury Management, Credit Administration, Compliance, Foreign bank relationship management, Trade Finance, and Global Supply Chain.
Henry Yu is also an avid volunteer promoting U.S./China and U.S./Emerging Markets business relationships and transactions. Through Henry’s 25 plus years of coverage on Emerging Markets, Asia, and in particular Greater China, he is a frequent speaker and lecturer on Asian/U.S./China business to universities in Georgia (Emory University, Georgia Tech, Georgia State University, Kennesaw State University, Georgia Perimeter College), and universities in China, namely Sichuan University, Suzhou Institutes, Jiliang University, and Jinan Universities. Henry chairs the Advisory Board of the National Association of Chinese-Americans, and is a member of the Global Commerce Council of the Metro Atlanta Chamber. A believer in education and mentorship, Henry sits on the Asian Studies Board of Kennesaw State University, a member of Georgia State University’s China Task Force, and Trustee of Georgia Perimeter College’s Foundation Board. Married to wife Elaine, the Yu’s have daughters Amanda and Vivian.