Gref called the candidate to the Supervisory Board of Vnesheconombank


One of the members of the Supervisory Board of Vnesheconombank (VEB) may become the head of Sberbank German Gref, at that time the Chairman of the Corporation designate the Vice-President of Sberbank Sergey Gor. “Gref will join the Supervisory Board, and the nomination is considered Gor for the post of Chairman of VEB,” — said TASS a source close to VEB’s Supervisory Board.

Earlier it was reported that adnim of the candidates for the position of head of VEB is the Gorkov. “He’s easy-going, engaged the entire Ukrainian problem, is responsible in “Savings” for relations with financial institutions, all international purchases of the state Bank. Gref trusts him. He’s a representative of special services”, — explained a source close to the Corporation

Gorkov, graduated from the FSB Academy, he worked in senior HR positions in oil companies YUKOS and “YUKOS-Moscow”. In November 2008 he became Director of the HR policy Department of Sberbank, and in October of 2010 — Deputy Chairman.

A government official in conversation with noted that as head of VEB’s still have several candidates and the final selection is made.

According to the law on the web its Chairman, who is now Vladimir Dmitriev, whose contract ends in mid-2017, may be prematurely dismissed by the President of Russia. A new Chairman is appointed also by the President, on the recommendation of the Prime Minister.

The head of the government Dmitry Medvedev also heads the Supervisory Board of VEB. Besides him, the Council included the first Vice-Premier Igor Shuvalov, Deputy Prime Ministers Arkady Dvorkovich, Dmitry Kozak and Alexander Khloponin, the presidential aide Andrei Belousov, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, economic development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev and Chairman of Vnesheconombank Vladimir Dmitriev.

The new head of VEB will have to rebuild the financial position of the Corporation. VEB of about $18 billion foreign debt, of which $3 billion due in 2016, and bad assets worth billions of dollars, including Olympic construction and loans for the financing of the Ukrainian metallurgy, issued before 2014. The total amount of funds necessary to the web, previously estimated at 1.2–1.5 trillion rubles.