Sberbank Group has more than 145 million customers in more than 20 countries.

Sberbank Europe AG Headquarter in Vienna

Management Board

Sonja Sarközi

Sonja Sarközi,
CEO and Chief Retail Banking Officer

  • Born in 1967
  • Since 08/2017: Member of the Management Board of Sberbank Europe AG in Vienna, Retail Banking
  • 2016: Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) at BAWAG P.S.K. Group
  • 2009-2016: Chairman of the Management Board (CEO) at
    easybank AG
  • 2004-2007: Member of the Supervisory Board, BAWAG Bank CZ
  • 2003-2016: Member of the Supervisory Board in the Austrian banking sector
  • 2001-2009: Member of the Management Board at easybank AG
  • 1987-2001: Various Senior and Executive Management functions at BAWAG P.S.K. and easybank AG
 
Arndt Röchling

Arndt Röchling, CFO

  • Born in 1967
  • Since 06/2016: Member of the Management Board of Sberbank Europe AG in Vienna, CFO
  • 2015-2016: COO at OOO Deutsche Bank in Russia
  • 2009-2015: CFO at AO Raiffeisenbank Russia
  • 2007-2009: Head of Financial Controlling at Raiffeisenbank Russia
  • 2001-2007: Various positions at Raiffeisen Zentralbank Austria AG
 
Alexander Witte

Alexander Witte, CRO

  • Born in 1961
  • Since 12/2017: Member of the Management Board of Sberbank Europe AG in Vienna, CRO
  • 06-11/2017: Advisor to the Management Board and acting CRO at Promsvazbank (PSB), Russian Federation
  • 2014-2017: CRO at VTB Ukraine
  • 2012-2013: Chief Risk Officer for Asia and Pacific Region at Raiffeisen Bank International
  • 2005-2011: CRO at Raiffeisenbank Aval, Ukraine
  • 1989-2013: Various Risk area functions at Raiffeisenbank in Austria, CEE and Asia
 
Stefan Zapotocky

Stefan Zapotocky, 
Chief Corporate Banking Officer

  • Born in 1952
  • Since 01/2017: Member of the Management Board of Sberbank Europe AG in Vienna, Corporate Banking
  • 2000-2016: Founder and former member of the board of BAST (Austrian holding company specialized on funding of Austrian and German medium-sized industrial companies)
  • 2000-2006: Joint CEO responsible for strategy and markets at Wiener Börse AG
  • 1991-2000: Managing director and head of the Securities and capital market division at Bank Austria
  • 1985-1988: Vice president of Erste Bank Securities department responsible for equity and bond issues
  • 1976-1985: Various expert & management functions in the Austrian banking sector
 
Aleksei Mikhailov, CTO

Aleksei Mikhailov, CTO

  • Born in 1975
  • Since 03/2018: Member of the Management Board of Sberbank Europe AG in Vienna, Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • 2015-2018: Program Manager Multichannel Platform & Data Factory Program at international division of Sberbank Russia
  • 2014-2015: Director of Digital Business and Innovations, Probusinessbank, Financial Group Life
  • 2013: Member of the Management Board in the area of Consumer Banking, SME and IT at ATF Bank and KNG Finance Holding in Kazakhstan
  • 2009-2013: Head of Division (Retail Business Account Manager/CIO), Sberbank Russia
  • 2006-2008: CIO at JSC Alliance Bank in Kazakhstan
 
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