The head of the “Liaison” could become the Chairman of the Board of the Bank

MOSCOW, 7 Aug. /TASS/. The Board of Directors of the Bank will consider the appointment of the General Director of the retailer “Svyaznoy”, the ex-Chairman of the management Board of Sviaz Bank Evgeny Davydovich for the position of Chairman of the Board. About it it is spoken in materials of the credit institution.

In a press-service of the Bank, in turn, said that the appointment of Eugene Davidovich will take place after his approval with the Bank of Russia.

“To enhance the effectiveness of corporate governance we have adopted a decision to appoint an experienced top Manager from the outside. Eugene V. Davidovich rich experience in the banking business. The priority tasks of the new head will be the formation of a control system of the Bank in accordance with international best practice, improvement of balance sheet structure and increase the ratings”, – said Chairman of the Board of Directors of b & n Bank Mikhail Gutseriev through a press-service of the credit institution.

Eugene Davidovich came in the banking sector in 1997 where he rose from senior economist of securities division and investment to the Chairman of the Board. In 2010 was invited to the group “the Messenger” for the development of Svyaznoy Bank. In 2013 he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Sviaz Bank, and in 2016 – President of GK “Coherent”.

Previously, the Bank was headed by the Bank co-owner Mikhail Shishkhanov. He left the post of Chairman of the Board on may 28 this year. The Bank, he will focus on the management of strategically important spheres of activities of the group Safmar. Acting Chairman of the Bank became the first Deputy shishkhanova Alexander Lukin.

The Bank was founded on 1 November 1993. The Bank serves individuals, small and medium businesses, large corporate customers. The main shareholders are Mikail Shishkhanov and Mikhail Gutseriev, together controlling 96,56% of the Bank.

According to the CBR, the Bank enters top-30 largest banks of Russia. The regional network has approximately 500 offices across Russia. The Bank occupies the 8th place in Russia on volume of deposits of physical persons and the 12-th place in terms of assets.