Georgy Luntovsky leaves the post of first Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank

Georgy Luntovsky leaves the post of first Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank


MOSCOW, July 18. /TASS/. Deputy Governor of the Bank of Russia Olga Skorobogatova will be appointed as the first Chairman of the Central Bank from September, according to the regulator.

The first Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank Georgy Luntovsky has decided to leave his post from September 1 on their own.

Luntovsky called his departure planned, he was going to leave last year. He said this to journalists through the press service of the Bank of Russia.

“This is a routine care. I worked in one place for 18 years, was planning to leave before the New year, but decided and agreed with the Chairman. In life you always have to change something. I am grateful to the Bank of Russia for 18 years on the Board of Directors. I hope that my work was useful not only industry but also our citizens”, – said Luntovsky.

The candidate Luntovsky may be considered to head the new banking Association on the basis of the Association of regional banks “Russia”, said the President of the Association Anatoly Aksakov. However, he noted that this issue has not been discussed.

Georgy Luntovsky was born in 1950, Works in the Bank since 1999: in 1999-2005 in the position of Chairman, since 2005 – first Deputy Chairman. In this post Luntovsky was in charge of the circulation of money, the work of the Russian Association of collection, the activities of the territorial institutions of the Bank, personnel policy and other issues.

In 1996-1999 he was a Deputy of the state Duma, was a member of the state Duma Committee on budget, taxes, banks and Finance. In 1991-1992 he headed the Board of the “Veroniquevraak”, in 1992-1996 was the General Director of joint-stock commercial Bank “Voronezh”.

Other changes in Central Bank

According to the Central Bank, Skorobogatova will oversee the national payment system Department, information technology Department, the Department of financial technologies, projects and organization processes, Department of cash circulation, as well as the Association “rosinkas” (ensure operation of the Bank of Russia on the organization of cash circulation and included in a centralized system, the Central Bank).

Also, the regulator announced that the Director of the Department of personnel policy and work with the staff Ruslan Vesterovskiy moves to the position of Chairman of the Central Bank and will oversee the activities of the HR Department and work with the staff of the main Department of real estate, as well as the Department of examination, methodology and control of procurement.

In turn, the Deputy Chairman of the Bank of Russia Dmitry Skobelkin will be to oversee the Department of financial monitoring and currency control, General Directorate of security and information protection and regional security center Bank of Russia.

Chief accountant – Director of accounting and reporting Andrey Kruglov will oversee the operations Department, Finance Department and the Department of field institutions. Deputy Governor of the Bank of Russia Victor berestovoy will oversee the administrative Department.

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