Media reported about the upcoming change of the head of VEB

Moscow. November 30. The head of Vnesheconombank Vladimir Dmitriev may leave his post, told “Vedomosti”, citing unnamed sources. According to the head of one of the state banks, which refers to the publication, the resignation may be declared immediately after the government will decide on the state support of the Bank.

62 Dmitriev, VEB he has headed since 2004. Hearings about its resignation have appeared in the end of September – even before it became known that officials are discussing ways to save VEB and repayment of its liabilities. But then the sides close to the Bank saw this as just another wave of rumors. The head of VEB is actively engaged in an internal restructuring of the Bank, it’s not like the situation of imminent resignation, said one of the interlocutors of the Agency.

The Chairman of VEB told Vedomosti that is not going to go away.

Sources of “Sheets” called among possible candidates on a post of the head of VEB, his first deputies – Peter Fradkov and Mikhail Poluboyarinov, and Kirill Androsov, who oversaw economic issues in the administration of the government during the Premiership of Vladimir Putin (after leaving from civil service has created the investment Fund Altera Capital).

The government should take decisions on the increase of capital VEB in the coming days, it may require more than 1 trillion rubles. In the first half of 2015, the Bank received a net loss under IFRS $ 73.5 billion rubles, expenses of Bank reserves for loan impairment in January-June amounted to 76.9 billion rubles. The main source of problems of the web – the so-called “special projects” (such as loans for “Sochi” project), constitute a large part of its portfolio.