Gerhard Randa had been Member of the Supervisory Board of Sberbank Europe since March 2012

Gerhard Randa appointed as CEO of Sberbank Europe

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Gerhard Randa appointed as CEO of Sberbank Europe

Gerhard Randa has been appointed as new CEO of Sberbank Europe AG.

Gerhard Randa has been working in the banking industry since 1962. Since 1966, he acted as a senior manager in different European banks. Between 1995 and 2003, he was CEO of Bank Austria. Mr. Randa holds a diploma in Economics from the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Gerhard Randa had been Member of the Supervisory Board of Sberbank Europe since March 2012, after the acquisition of Volksbank International (VBI) by Sberbank of Russia.

“I personally believe that our business in Europe will definitely benefit from Mr. Randa’s vast experience and knowledge”, said Lev Khasis, First Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board of Sberbank. “I would like to congratulate him to his new role and I wish him success, enthusiasm and a lot of interesting projects ahead.”

Svetlana Sagaydak, Deputy Chaiwoman of the Supervisory Board of Sberbank Europe and Deputy Chairwoman of the Executive Board of Sberbank of Russia said: “Gerhard Randa is a high profile executive with more than 40 years of management experience in European banking industry. His knowledge and enormous experience will help the development of Sberbank Europe AG.”

Sberbank Europe AG, headquartered in Vienna, is present in ten markets in CEE: Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo and Banja Luka), Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia and Ukraine. Sberbank Europe operates 280 branches and has 5,079 employees, servicing 714,000 customers. With more than 135 million individual customers and 1 million corporate clients, Sberbank Group is one of the largest, most stable and most dynamic banking groups in the world. With this background, Sberbank Europe is a strong and reliable partner for retail and corporate customers in CEE and for corporate clients doing business in Russia.

The Management Board of Sberbank Europe AG consists of five members:

  • Gerhard Randa (CEO as of 1 July 2016)
  • Arndt Röchling (Chief Financial Officer since 1 June 2016)
  • Valentin Mihov (Chief Information/Operations Officer)
  • Alexey Bogatov (Chief Risk Officer)
  • Igor Strehl (Corporate Banking)
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