Bank Management

  • Board of Directors
  • Management Board
  • Branches Management
  • Other Executives
    • Membership
    • General information and modus operandi
    • Committees
    • Chairman of the Board of Directors
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      Ari Antero Kaperi

      Date of election: 15.03.2017
      Re-elected annually, last re-elected on 14.03.2019

      Education

      (professional education and other professional qualifications)

      University of Tampere, Finland, 1985
      Master of Science (Economics)

      Information about additional professional education: n/a
      Information about the degree and academic title: n/a

      Employment history

      Nordea Bank AB (publ)

      01.06.2010 - 31.12.2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, Member of Nordea Group Executive Management

      NBAB CRO job description:

      • establish risk management and control frameworks
      • monitoring, analysing and reporting bank’s risks
      • manage credit, market, operational and liquidity risks

      Nordea Bank Finland Plc

      01.07.2010 – 01.09.2015, President

      Job functions:
      • To be responsible for the overall direction and administration of programs and services provided by Nordea Bank Finland Plc;
      • ensure that all aspects of the Nordea Bank Finland Plc activities are in the best interest of shareholders, customers and employees.
      • Oversee the regulatory and compliance framework for Nordea Bank Finland Plc ensuring compliance with the regulatory and governance requirements.
      • To be responsible for attaining all established Nordea Bank Finland Plc operational and financial goals.
      • Being responsible for that the Nordea Bank Finland Plc Board gets objective, adequate and relevant information required making well-founded decisions and promoting and building a stronger Nordea Brand.

      Nordea Bank AB (publ)

      01.01.2017 – present Head of Group Credit Risk Management, Country Senior Executive in Finland

      Job description Head of GCRM:
      • lead the development and execution of Credit strategy in GCRM function and throughout the Bank
      • enable strong business results and competitive advantage through credit management frameworks, processes and strong credit culture
      Job description CSE in Finland:
      • represent Nordea Group in Finland to all internal and external stakeholders and ensure the business area coordination in the country

      15.03.2017 – 13.06.2018 – Member of Board of Directors of JSC Nordea Bank

      Job functions:
      • Perform duties of a Member of the Board of Directors as per the Bank’s Charter and Federal Law On Joint-Stock Companies

      Since 14.06.2018, Chairman of Board of Directors of JSC Nordea Bank

      Job functions:
      • Perform duties of the Chairman of Board of Directors as per NBR Charter and Joint Stock Company Federal Law of Russia
      Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors
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      Jorma Viljo Kalevi Timonen

      Date of election to NBR Board of Directors: 14.03.2018
      Re-elected annually, last re-elected on 14.03.2019

      Education

      (professional education and other professional qualifications)

      University of Tampere, Finland, 1987
      Master of Science (Economics)

      Information about additional professional education: n/a

      Information about the degree and academic title: n/a

      Employment history

      Nordea Bank AB (publ)
      01.07.2010 – 31.12.2016, Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer, Head of Group Credit, Nordea Group

      Job functions:
      • Responsibility for the credit assessment and decision process, credit process tools and framework, overall credit quality
      • Member of Executive Credit Committee,
      • Chairman of Group Credit Committee, Wholesale Banking,
      • Chairman of Credit Committee Russia;
      • Member of the Group Risk Committee;
      • Chairman of Group Credit Management team
      • Member of Group Credit Risk Management team

      Nordea Bank AB (publ)
      01.01.2017 –31.12. 2017 , Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer, Deputy Head of Group Credit Risk Management, Nordea Group

      Job functions:
      • Responsibility for the credit assessment and decision process, credit process tools and framework, overall credit quality;
      • Member of Executive Credit Committee;
      • Chairman of Group Credit Committee, Wholesale Banking;
      • Chairman of Credit Committee Russia;
      • Member of the Group Risk Committee;
      • Chairman of Group Credit Risk Management team

      Nordea Bank AB (publ)
      01.01.2018 present, Head of Wholesale Banking Portfolio Management, Executive Vice President,

      Job functions:
      • Responsibility for Wholesale Banking lending book; capital allocation and efficiency, credits, risks etc.;
      • Member of Executive Credit Committee;
      • Chairman of Group Credit Committee, Wholesale Banking;
      • Chairman of Credit Committee Russia;
      • Member of the Group Risk Committee.

      14.03.2018 – 13.03.2019, Member of Board of Directors of JSC Nordea Bank

      Job functions:

      Perform duties of a Member of the Board of Directors as per the Bank’s Charter and Federal Law On Joint-Stock Companies

      14.03.2019 – present, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC Nordea Bank.

      Job functions:

      Perform duties of Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors as per NBR Charter and Federal Law On Joint-Stock Companies.

      14.03.2019 - present, Chairman of Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of JSC Nordea Bank.

      Job functions:

      Perform duties of Chairman of Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of JSC Nordea Bank as per NBR Audit Committee Charter.

      14.03.2019 - present, Chairman of HR and Remuneration Committee JSC Nordea Bank

      Job functions:

      Perform duties of Chairman of HR and Remuneration Committee of the Board of Directors of JSC Nordea Bank as per NBR HR and Remuneration Committee Charter, NBR Board of Directors Charter and NBR Charter.

      Member of Board of Directors
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      Igor V. Kogan

      Date of election to NBR Board of Directors: 27.05.2004
      Re-elected annually, last re-elected on 14.03.2019

      Education

      (professional education and other professional qualifications)

      1991 - V. I. Lenin Turkmen State Pedagogical Institute
      Field of competence: mathematics, information technology and data processing;
      Profession: mathematician
      Information about additional professional education: n/a
      Information about the degree and academic title:
      Candidate of Economic Sciences
      Date of award: 14.11.1994

      Employment history

      02.11.1999 - 16.06.2009
      Chairman of the Management Board of OJSC Nordea Bank

      • arrange and run the Bank’s day-to-day business operations;
      • ensure implementation of resolutions passed by the Bank’s General Shareholders Meeting and Board of Directors;
      • make decisions on monetary, credit, resourcing and investment policies of the Bank;
      • approve the Bank’s fees and charges.

      Since 17.06.2009 - Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of OJSC Nordea Bank.

      18.12.2014 – 13.03.2019, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC Nordea Bank.

      Job functions:

      Perform duties of Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors as per the Bank’s Charter and Federal Law On Joint-Stock Companies

      14.03.2019 – present, Member of Board of Directors of JSC Nordea Bank

      Job functions:

      Perform duties of a Member of the Board of Directors as per the Bank’s Charter and Federal Law On Joint-Stock Companies

      13.03.2013-13.03.2019, Chairman of Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of JSC Nordea Bank.

      Job functions:

      Perform duties of Chairman of Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of JSC Nordea Bank as per NBR Audit Committee Charter.

      14.03.2019- present, Member of Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of JSC Nordea Bank.

      Job functions:

      Perform duties of a Member of Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of JSC Nordea Bank as per NBR Audit Committee Charter.

      13.12.2012-13.03.2019, Chairman of HR and Remuneration Committee JSC Nordea Bank

      Job functions:

      Perform duties of Chairman of HR and Remuneration Committee of the Board of Directors of JSC Nordea Bank as per NBR HR and Remuneration Committee Charter, NBR Board of Directors Charter and NBR Charter.

      14.03.2019- present, Member of HR and Remuneration Committee JSC Nordea Bank

      Job functions:

      Perform duties of a Member of HR and Remuneration Committee of the Board of Directors of JSC Nordea Bank as per NBR HR and Remuneration Committee Charter, NBR Board of Directors Charter and NBR Charter.

      Association of Russian Banks

      03.04.2009 – present, Member of Board

      Job functions:
      • Performs duties of a Member of Board as per the Association Charter and Non-commercial Organizations Federal Law of Russia.
      Member of Board of Directors
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      Mikhail V. Polyakov

      Date of election to NBR Board of Directors: 16.03.2016
      Re-elected annually, last re-elected on 14.03.2019

      Education

      (professional education and other professional qualifications)

      1995 – Lomonosov Moscow State University, field of competence – Economics, profession – Bachelor of Economics
      Post-graduate study:
      2011 – “Executive MBA in Russian” in Stockholm School of Economics (EМВА).
      2013 – London Business School, Nordea Strategic Leadership Programme

      Information about the degree and academic title: n/a

      Employment history

      OJSC Nordea Bank
      25.09.2006 - 17.12.2014, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board. 18.12.2014 - 13.03.2016, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of JSC Nordea Bank.

      Job functions:

      Period: 2006 - the end of 2008.

      Provided overall guidance for Retail and Credit Units, as well as developed and implemented a retail strategy. The responsibilities included all issues related to the development of a retail strategy and product range, as well as the organization of retail product sales. Provided overall guidance for lending business, implemented a credit policy, managed the credit process and controlled credit risks.

      Period: 2009 - march 2016:

      Provides overall guidance for Corporate Business. The responsibilities include developing and implementing a corporate strategy, developing and improving a corporate product range, as well as providing overall governance for the process of attracting and servicing corporate customers. Responsible for organizing and controlling the work of directly Sant-Peterburg Branch and subordinated units:

      • Industry&International Customer Relations Department;
      • Trade&Project Finance Department;
      • Customer Relations Department;
      • Credit Analysis Department;
      • Sales&Corporate Customers Support Department.

      Since 14.03.2016 - present, Chairman of the Management Board of JSC Nordea Bank.

      Job functions:

      Responsible for arrangement of the Bank’s activity and the Bank’s general performance in accordance with the Charter and performance of directly reporting units:

      • AML Department;
      • Management Board Administration;
      • Human Resources Department;
      • Compliance Division;
      • NBR Risk Management and Control;
      • NBR Nordic Desk;
      • Russian Desk;
      • St. Petersburg Branch.

      Responsible for strategic management, liquidity management, proprietary and customer transactions in financial markets, capital markets, interaction with financial institutions. Ensuring compliance with the market standards of conduct, including conflicts of interest handling, ensuring beneficial relations with customers, adherence to compliance-related laws, rules and standards, including those adopted by the Russian regulatory and supervisory authorities; market agreements, codes adopted by the banking associations and self-regulated organizations, as well as internal codes of conduct applicable to the Bank’s staff. Developing and implementing business strategy.

      Since 16.03.2016, Member of the Board of Directors, JSC Nordea Bank.

      Job functions:

      Performance of the duties of a member of the Board of Directors in accordance with the Bank’s Articles of Association and the Federal Law “On joint stock companies”.

      Member of Board of Directors
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      Jaana Katariina Sulin

      Date of election to NBR Board of Directors: 22.06.2016
      Re-elected annually, last re-elected on 14.03.2019

      Education

      (professional education and other professional qualifications)

      1980 - University of Applied Sciences, Bachelor of Business Administration, Espoo.

      Information about additional professional education: n/a

      Information about the degree and academic title: n/a

      Employment history

      Nordea Bank Finland Plc:
      01.01.2002 – 30.09.2013, First Vice-President, in Treasury, Group Funding

      Job functions:
      • responsibility for short term senior issuance for the Group. Also responsible for the liquidity management for the entire Group. Responsible for the International units personnel.
      • heading the Short term Funding working group

      Nordea Bank Finland Plc:
      01.10.2013 - 30.09.2015, Deputy Head of Group Funding – present, First Vice President

      Job functions:
      • responsibility for funding and liquidity management of the Nordea Group;
      • responsible of management of personnel;
      • responsible for risk limit adherence;
      • responsible of yearly RFF planning;
      • responsible for income generation.

      Nordea Bank Finland Plc
      02.10.2013 – 30.10.2015, Member of Treasury Management Group for Nordea Group

      Job functions:
      • taking decisions for items on the agenda at each time in relation to Treasury issues;
      • responsible of all STF and liquidity related issues to be taken to the agenda.

      Nordea Bank Finland PLC
      01.10.2015 – 31.12.2016, Deputy Head of TALM Exposures, First Vice President.

      Job functions:
      • responsible for the banking book risk and Short term issuance, liquidity management, long term funding services;
      • personnel responsibility;
      • risk and income responsibility.

      01.01.2016 – present Member of Treasury, Asset & Liability Management Group.
      Member of Management Group

      Nordea Bank AB (publ)
      01.01.2017 – present, Head of Short Term Funding & Internal Bank.

      Job functions:
      • Responsible for banking book risk and Short-term issuance, liquidity management and business area funding services;
      • Personnel responsibility;
      • Risk and income responsibility;

      01.01.2016 - present, Member of Treasury, Asset & Liability Management Group. Member of TALM Management Group.

      JSC Nordea Bank
      22.06.2016 – present JSC Nordea Bank, Moscow. Member of the Management Board of JSC Nordea Bank

      Job functions:
      • responsibilities of a Member of the Board of Directors of JSC Nordea Bank as per the Bank’s Charter and the Federal Law On Joint-Stock Companies.
      Member of Board of Directors
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      Martin Anders Persson

      Date of election to NBR Board of Directors: 04.09.2017
      Re-elected annually, last re-elected on 14.03.2019

      Education

      (professional education and other professional qualifications)

      1997 - Bachelor of Business Administration, Economics, Lunds University
      1998 - Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting & Finance, Blekinge Tekniska Högskola
      1999 - Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting & Finance, University of Stockholm

      Information about the degree and academic title: n/a

      Employment history

      Credit Agricole Cheuvreux Nordic AB
      20.10.2003-11.11.2009 - Head of Equity Sales, Credit Agricole Cheuvreux Nordic AB, London

      Job functions:
      • Responsible for Nordic Equity sales in London, New York and Stockholm;
      • Developed Nordic Equities Extel league tables from #6 to #1 in six years;
      • Income- and franchise more than doubled in six years Nordea Bank AB (publ);

      Cheuvreux Nordic AB
      12.11.2009-11.09.2012 - Head of Nordic Equities and CEO of CA Cheuvreux Nordic AB, Stockholm CA Cheuvreux Nordic Ab is a fully owned subsidiary of Credit Agricole Banque

      Job functions:
      • Responsible for Nordic Equities globally based out of London & Stockholm;
      • Developed local- and international client franchise into #1 Nordic franchise;
      • Leading to several large ECM and M&A deals in the Nordics.

      Nordea Markets
      11.12.2012 – 26.11.2016 Nordea Co-head Markets Equities/

      Job functions:
      • Responsible for Markets Equity globally
      • Modified a local model to a Pan Nordic equity offering with a global client base
      • Opened up London equity distribution office and in the making of US start-up
      • Developed Nordic Equities Prospera and Greenwich #1 league tables
      • Income more than doubled in four years
      • Taking part of creating Nordeas #1 ECM franchise

      Nordea Bank AB (publ)
      27.11.2016 – present Head of Wholesale Banking

      Job functions:
      • Member of Group Executive Management
      • Responsible for the Wholesale Banking strategy and management (performance, operations, risks, resources and development)
      • Ensuring compliance with the regulatory and governance requirements
      • Promoting and supporting the Nordea brand and Nordea values
      • Ensuring talents and professionals are available in the Wholesale Banking organisation
      • Overseeing the direct reports and delegating the necessary authority to the direct reports

      JSC Nordea Bank
      04.09.2016 – present, Member of the Board of Directors of JSC Nordea Bank, Moscow

      Job functions:
      • responsibilities of a Member of the Board of Directors of JSC Nordea Bank as per the Bank’s Charter and the Federal Law On Joint-Stock Companies.
      Member of Board of Directors
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      Väinö Sakari Fredrik Wuolijoki

      Date of election: 14.03.2019

      Education

      (professional education and other professional qualifications)

      University of Helsinki, Finland, 2002
      Master of Laws

      Information about additional professional education: n/a

      Information about the degree and academic title: Doctor of Laws, University of Helsinki, Finland, 12.02.2010

      Employment history

      Nordea Bank Finland Plc
      13.08.2012 - 30.09.2016, Chief Legal Counsel in Private Banking in Finland

      Job functions:
      • Heading the legal department of Nordea Private Banking in Finland.
      • member of a regional Private Banking management group

      Nordea Bank AB (publ)
      01.10.2016 - 31.05.2018, Head of Risk Management, Business Banking Finland

      Job functions:
      • Heading the risk management function (within the business organization) of the Commercial and Business Banking unit in Finland
      • member of the Business Banking management group in Finland

      Nordea Bank AB (publ)
      01.06.2018 – 30.09.2018, Head of Wholesale Banking Legal and Country Coordinator for Group Legal in Finland

      Job functions:
      • Heading the legal department that supports Wholesale Banking Business area in all its legal matters across all the geographies
      • member of the Group Legal Leadership Team
      • Country Coordinator for the whole Group Legal in Finland

      Nordea Bank Abp
      01.10.2018 – present, Head of Wholesale Banking Legal and Country Coordinator for Group Legal in Finland

      Job functions:
      • Heading the legal department that supports Wholesale Banking Business area in all its legal matters across all the geographies
      • member of the Group Legal Leadership Team
      • Country Coordinator for the whole Group Legal in Finland

      As from 14.03.2019 – Member of Board of Directors of JSC Nordea Bank

      Job functions:
      • Perform duties of a Member of the Board of Directors as per the Bank’s Charter and Federal Law On Joint-Stock Companies
    • Board of directors is a management body responsible for the Bank’s strategy development, the overall governance of its operations and the control over its executive bodies. The Board of directors may also set up an Audit Committee, a HR&Remuneration Committee and other committees needed for the effective performance of its functions.

      The Board of directors carries out strategic governance of the Bank, defines key principles and approaches to the organization of a risk management and internal control system in the Bank, controls the activities of its executive bodies and performs other key functions.

      • Audit Committee – a pre-view of issues related to the Bank’s financial and business operations;
      • HR&Remuneration Committee – a pre-view of the issues related to the formation of an effective and transparent remuneration practice, as well as staff planning and etc.
    • Membership
    • Modus operandi of the Management Board
    • Chairman of the Management Board

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      Mikhail V. Polyakov

      Chairman of the Management Board

      Appointment date: 14.03.2016
      CBR approval date: 29.02.2016
      Date of election to the Management Board: 25.09.2006

      Education

      (professional education and other professional qualifications)

      1995 – Lomonosov Moscow State University, field of competence – Economics, profession – Bachelor of Economics
      Post-graduate study:
      2011 – “Executive MBA in Russian” in Stockholm School of Economics (EМВА).
      2013 – London Business School, Nordea Strategic Leadership Programme

      Information about the degree and academic title: n/a

      Employment history

      OJSC Nordea Bank
      25.09.2006 - 17.12.2014, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board. 18.12.2014 - 13.03.2016, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of JSC Nordea Bank.

      Job functions:

      Period: 2006 - the end of 2008.

      Provided overall guidance for Retail and Credit Units, as well as developed and implemented a retail strategy. The responsibilities included all issues related to the development of a retail strategy and product range, as well as the organization of retail product sales. Provided overall guidance for lending business, implemented a credit policy, managed the credit process and controlled credit risks.

      Period: 2009 - march 2016:

      Provides overall guidance for Corporate Business. The responsibilities include developing and implementing a corporate strategy, developing and improving a corporate product range, as well as providing overall governance for the process of attracting and servicing corporate customers. Responsible for organizing and controlling the work of directly Sant-Peterburg Branch and subordinated units:

      • Industry&International Customer Relations Department;
      • Trade&Project Finance Department;
      • Customer Relations Department;
      • Credit Analysis Department;
      • Sales&Corporate Customers Support Department.

      Since 14.03.2016 - present, Chairman of the Management Board of JSC Nordea Bank.

      Job functions:

      Responsible for arrangement of the Bank’s activity and the Bank’s general performance in accordance with the Charter and performance of directly reporting units:

      • AML Department;
      • Management Board Administration;
      • Human Resources Department;
      • Compliance Division;
      • NBR Risk Management and Control;
      • NBR Nordic Desk;
      • Russian Desk;
      • St. Petersburg Branch.

      Responsible for strategic management, liquidity management, proprietary and customer transactions in financial markets, capital markets, interaction with financial institutions. Ensuring compliance with the market standards of conduct, including conflicts of interest handling, ensuring beneficial relations with customers, adherence to compliance-related laws, rules and standards, including those adopted by the Russian regulatory and supervisory authorities; market agreements, codes adopted by the banking associations and self-regulated organizations, as well as internal codes of conduct applicable to the Bank’s staff. Developing and implementing business strategy.

      Since 16.03.2016, Member of the Board of Directors, JSC Nordea Bank.

      Job functions:

      Performance of the duties of a member of the Board of Directors in accordance with the Bank’s Articles of Association and the Federal Law “On joint stock companies”.

      Chief Accountant
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      Petri H. J. Loikkanen

      Chief Accountant

      Assignment date: 16.10.2018
      CBR approval date: 08.10.2018

      CBR-Management Board member approval date: 26.03.2008
      Date of election to the Management Board: 02.04.2008

      Education

      (professional education and other professional qualifications)

      1991 – University of Southern Carolina (MBA);
      1992 – Helsinki University of Economics and Business, Master of Economics

      Information about the degree and academic title: n/a

      Employment history

      Nordea Bank Lithuania
      01.03.2000 - 28.02.2003, CEO and President of the Bank

      Job functions:

      • established the Bank’s work, provided overall governance and ensured its stability and effectiveness;
      • interacted with the Central Bank of Lithuania and state authorities, as well as managed corporate business

      Nordea Bank Finland
      01.06.2007 - 30.09.2007, Vice-President.

      Job functions:

      • developed a business strategy for the Bank and ensured its development, as well as implemented state-of-the-art technologies, programs and methods;
      • coordinated the work related to further improvement of banking, cash&cashless settlements and security transactions, as well as aimed at improving the Bank’s financial performance;
      • analyzed and controlled how the Bank’s units and branches were operating

      OJSC Nordea Bank
      01.10.2007 - 04.08.2009, Chief Financial Officer;

      Job functions:

      • exercised administrative control over the movement of financial resources and regulated financial relations;
      • organized the staff work of a financial unit.

      Since 02.04.2008 – present, Member of the Management Board

      Job functions:

      Exercises duties of the Management Board members as per the Bank’s Charter and Federal law of Russia “On Joint Stock Companies”

      Since 05.08.2009 – 18.12.2014, Chief Financial Officer.

      Since 18.12.2014 – 15.10.2018, Chief Financial Officer of JSC Nordea Bank.

      Job functions:

      Responsible for organizing and controlling the work of directly subordinated units:

      • Credit Management Department
      • Planning and Reporting Department
      • Accounting and Control Department (joint supervision with Chief Accountant)

      The responsibilities include issues related to:

      • ensures high quality of financial accounting (as per both Russian and International Financial Reporting Standards)
      • controls timeliness and accuracy of the financial accounting compiling (as per both Russian and International Financial Reporting Standards)
      • controls compliance of the Bank’s operations with the statutory ratios
      • ensures development and implementation of the Bank’s financial model
      • coordinates the budgeting process
      • ensures high quality of management accounting
      • coordinates the financial operations of business units (financial KPIs)
      • participates in strategic/business planning, capitalization/funding issues and preparation of materials for Management Board and Board of Directors meetings
      • ensures external audit of the Bank as applied to provision of documents comprising the Bank’s financial and management accounting
      • coordinates preparation of the IFRS statements
      • ensures effective process of the RAS and IFRS statements reflection
      • ensures alignment of approaches to the RAS and IFRS statements compiling

      Since 16.10.2018 – present, Chief Accountant

      Job functions:

      Responsible for organizing and controlling the work of directly subordinated units:

      • Credit Management Department
      • Planning and Reporting Department
      • Accounting and Control Department (joint supervision with Chief Accountant)

      The responsibilities include issues related to:

      • ensures high quality of financial accounting (as per both Russian and International Financial Reporting Standards)
      • controls timeliness and accuracy of the financial accounting compiling (as per both Russian and International Financial Reporting Standards)
      • controls compliance of the Bank’s operations with the statutory ratios
      • ensures development and implementation of the Bank’s financial model
      • coordinates the budgeting process
      • ensures high quality of management accounting
      • coordinates the financial operations of business units (financial KPIs)
      • participates in strategic/business planning, capitalization/funding issues and preparation of materials for Management Board and Board of Directors meetings
      • ensures external audit of the Bank as applied to provision of documents comprising the Bank’s financial and management accounting
      • coordinates preparation of the IFRS statements
      • ensures effective process of the RAS and IFRS statements reflection
      • ensures alignment of approaches to the RAS and IFRS statements compiling
      Deputy Chairman of the Management Board
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      Igor V. Volkov

      Deputy Chairman of the Management Board

      Appointment date: 24.11.2005
      CBR approval date: 21.11.2005
      Date of election to the Management Board: 24.11.2005

      Education

      (professional education and other professional qualifications)

      1991 – Dzerzhinsky Higher KGB School under the Council of Ministers of the USSR, field of competence – jurisprudence, profession – lawyer.

      Information about additional professional education: n/a

      Information about the degree and academic title: n/a

      Employment history

      National Security Officership from 17.10.1979 till 15.06.2002

      OJSC Nordea Bank
      07.08.2002 - 23.11.2005, Head of Information Analysis&Investigation Division;

      Job functions:

      • ensured economic security (vetting and screening of the Bank’s borrowers and customers, as well as their relations with partners and the Bank);
      • participated in implementing AML/CTF measures;
      • ensured information security (trade/bank secret protection) and controlled access to the Bank’s Core Banking System (ABS);
      • organized state secret protection in the Bank, as required by relevant law.

      Since 24.11.2005, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board. Since 18.12.2014 - present, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of JSC Nordea Bank.
      Responsible for organizing and controlling the work of directly subordinated units:

      • Workplace Management Department;
      • Security;
      • Surveillance and Alarm Systems Division;
      • Occupation Health & Safety Unit.

      Responsibilities:

      • ensures security policy;
      • organizes effective management of the Bank’s documentation;
      • establishes, develops, implements and improves principles and standards for providing office services;
      • ensures transparency and effectiveness of the Bank’s procurement (sourcing);
      • organizes workplaces for the Bank’s employees;
      • organizes the work related to operating buildings and premises occupied by the Bank’s units.
    • Chairman and members of the Management Board run the Bank on a daily basis for the purpose of performing the tasks related to implementation of the Bank’s strategy.

      The Management Board holds regular meetings and its members are duly informed about the agenda. During such meetings all resolutions on discussed issues are duly documented in the form of minutes. Such minutes are signed by Chairman of the Management Board and include the name-by-name results of a vote. The meetings may be also held by way of an absentee vote on the agenda.

  • Managing Director

    Gorra Olga Sergeevna

    Managing Director of Branch

    Appointment date: 03.09.2018
    CBR approval date: 08.08.2018

    Education

    (professional education and other professional qualifications)

    2000 – Chelyabinsk State University, qualification “Economist”, specialization “Finance and credit”.

    Information about additional professional education: n/a

    Information about the degree and academic title: n/a

    Employment history

    Chelyabinsk Branch of OJSC Nordea Bank
    28.10.2010 - 31.12.2011
    Head of Customer Relationship Unit

    Job functions:

    • on-boarding of corporate customers and advising them on all Nordea products (daily banking, lending, leasing, factoring, trade finance, bank cards, deposits, etc.),
    • structuring credit deals, analyzing business operations of corporate customers, preparing credit memos,
    • organizational support of customer transactions.

    OJSC Nordea Bank
    01.01.2012-30.06.2013
    Deputy Head of Regional Customers Relationship Unit

    Job functions:

    • organizing and conducting analysis of regions in terms of potential customer base;
    • developing, organizing and performing the whole range of actions aimed at on-boarding new regional customers and their counterparties

    OJSC Nordea Bank
    01.07.2013 – 01.03.2015
    Deputy Head of Regional Customers Relationship Division

    Job functions:

    • organizing and conducting analysis of regions in terms of potential customer base;
    • developing, organizing and performing the whole range of actions aimed at on-boarding new regional customers and their counterparties
    • providing advisory services to regional customers of the Bank;

    JSC Nordea Bank
    02.03.2015-31.08.2015
    Deputy Head of Moscow and Moscow Region Corporate Customers Relationship Division

    Job functions:

    • maintaining regular contacts with customers (both with existing and potential ones);
    • selling banking services and products to customers based on their identified needs;
    • analyzing the effectiveness of customer relationship;
    • planning resources, organizing and coordinating the day-to-day activities of Unit’s and St. Petersburg Branch’s employees.

    JSC Nordea Bank
    01.09.2015-10.01.2016
    Deputy Head of Corporate Customers Relationship Division

    Job functions:

    • maintaining regular contacts with customers (both with existing and potential ones);
    • selling banking services and products to customers based on their identified needs;
    • analyzing the effectiveness of customer relationship;
    • planning resources, organizing and coordinating the day-to-day activities of Unit’s and St. Petersburg Branch’s employees;
    • meeting KPIs

    St. Petersburg Branch of JSC Nordea Bank
    11.01.2016-14.04.2017
    Deputy Managing Director of the Branch

    Job functions:

    • organizing effective operations of Corporate Customers Relationship Unit;
    • meeting KPIs and controlling that KPIs are met by subordinates;
    • improving methods for on-boarding, supporting and servicing of corporate customers;
    • ensuring implementation of resolutions passed by Annual General Meeting, Board of Directors, Management Board and other forums, as well as CEO and duly authorized persons.

    St. Petersburg Branch of JSC Nordea Bank
    15.04.2017 -02.09.2018
    Acting Managing Director of St. Petersburg Branch of JSC Nordea Bank

    Job functions:

    • organizing and running the Branch’s day-to-day operations, bearing personal responsibility for the fulfilment of its tasks and functions, as well as for its overall performance;
    • ensuring implementation of resolutions passed by Annual General Meeting, Board of Directors, Management Board and other forums, as well as CEO and duly authorized persons.

    St. Petersburg Branch of JSC Nordea Bank

    03.09.2018 - until now
    Managing Director of St. Petersburg Branch of JSC Nordea Bank

    Job functions:

    • organizing and running the Branch’s day-to-day operations, bearing personal responsibility for the fulfilment of its tasks and functions, as well as for its overall performance;
    • ensuring implementation of resolutions passed by Annual General Meeting, Board of Directors, Management Board and other forums, as well as CEO and duly authorized persons.
    Branch Chief Accountant

    Natalia D. Savinova

    Branch Chief Accountant since 03.03.2000
    CBR approval date: 31.01.2000

    Education

    (professional education and other professional qualifications)

    1977 - Pushkin Leningrad State University, profession – mathematics, field of competence - mathematics.
    2000 - International Banking Institute, profession – accounting and audit, field of competence – banking, accounting and audit

    Information about the degree and academic title: n/a

    Employment history

    St. Petersburg Commercial Bank Astrobank
    20.06.1994 - 20.08.1996, Head of Currency Clearing Centre – Deputy Chief Accountant

    Job functions:

    • Manages the setting up, execution and record-keeping of banking operations and transactions in foreign currency

    St. Petersburg Branch of CB Moscow Industrial Bank
    27.08.1996 - 17.04.1998, Senior Accountant of External Economic Activities Unit

    Job functions:

    • Manages the setting up and record-keeping of transactions in foreign currency

    St. Petersburg Branch of Commercial Bank Infobank
    20.04.1998 - 21.01.2000, Deputy Chief Accountant.

    Job functions:

    • Sets up and controls daily payment and cash desk services to the Branch’s customers

    Since 03.03.2000 - present, Chief Accountant of the St. Petersburg Branch of JSC Nordea Bank

    Job functions:

    • arranges for business and tax accounting to be implemented and maintained in the Bank, ensures that the Branch’s banking transactions and economic operations are accounted and controlled as required by Russian law, the Bank of Russia, NBR Accounting Policy and other NBR’s bylaws and regulations;
    • controls the safety and movement of the Branch’s property, as well as whether its material, human and financial resources are used in accordance with the approved norms, standards and cost estimates;
    • manages the Branch’s accountants.
  • Deputy Chief Accountant – Head of Cash Administration Division
    Savostyanova

    Tatyana I. Savostyanova

    Deputy Chief Accountant – Head of Cash Administration Division

    Appointment date: 01.11.2005
    CBR approval date: 12.10.2005

    Education

    (professional education and other professional qualifications)

    1980 – Moscow Institute of Civil Engineering named after V.V. Kuibyshev (MISI), Field of competence – industrial and civil engineering, profession – construction engineer

    Employment history

    AKB Intellekt-Bank
    28.05.1999 - 01.10.2001, Head of Cash Administration Unit.

    Job functions:

    • checked cash files
    • reconciled daily cash balances and other valuables with accounting data, as well as reflected them in the book of 120 form;
    • controlled that the book “Strict accounting forms 0406007” was accurately maintained;
    • controlled the performance of cash transactions;
    • ensured a reserve of cash and other valuables.

    OJSC Nordea Bank
    16.10.2001 - 19.12.2001, Cash Desk Manager in Cash Transactions Division;

    Job functions:

    • organized the cash unit work and controlled the cash discipline in accordance with CBR Instructions and Regulations;
    • participated in the auditing of the Bank’s cash office, as well as its standalone cash desks and outlets;
    • analyzed the movement of cash, planned and distributed cash for ensuring an optimal work of the Bank’s cash office, the cash desks of outlets and standalone cash desks;
    • coordinated the work schedule of cash collectors for ensuring an optimal and uninterrupted work of the Bank’s cash units;

    20.12.2001 - 30.10.2005, Head of Cash Administration Division in Accounting& Control Department;

    Job functions:

    • controlled cash&settlement services being rendered to legal and physical entities, as well as correspondent banks;
    • planned the intraday movement of cash for ensuring a normal work of the Bank’s cash units, as well as meeting the needs of the Bank’s customers and correspondent banks;
    • controlled minimum cash balance in the Bank’s vault, as required by CBR;
    • controlled compliance with the cash transaction procedure set by the applicable regulations, instructions and directives of CBR.

    Since 01.11.2005, Deputy Chief Accountant, Head of Cash Administration Division in Accounting&Control Department. Since 18.12.2014 - present, Deputy Chief Accountant, Head of Cash Administration Division in Accounting&Control Department of JSC Nordea Bank.

    Responsibilities:

    • improves customer service forms and methods;
    • organizes and controls methodological support for the Bank’s units;
    • controls the process of planning the movement of cash and other valuables within transaction day, in order to ensure normal operation of the Bank’s units, customers and correspondent banks;
    • controls daily operations and cash collection services.
    Deputy Chief Accountant – Head of Accounting&Control Department
    Mihneva

    Alla O. Mikhneva

    Deputy Chief Accountant – Head of Accounting&Control Department

    Appointment date: 10.08.2015
    CBR approval date: 05.05.2015

    Education

    (professional education and other professional qualifications)

    2005 – Lomonosov Moscow State University, bachelor of economics, field of competence “Economics”;
    2010 – The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation, field of competence “Banking Management”, additional qualification “Master of Business Administration”.

    Employment history

    OJSC Nordea Bank
    01.06.2010 - 30.09.2010, Head of Financial Market Products Development&Support Division, Financial Markets Department.

    Job functions:

    In charge of the unit responsible for:

    • developing new financial market products;
    • developing forms of agreements for customers and assessing attendant risks.

    01.10.2010 - 31.12.2011, Head of Business Processes&Customer Service Coordination Division, Financial Markets Department, Markets.

    Job functions:

    In charge of the unit responsible for:

    • developing new types of banking operations, including the issues related to methodology, book-keeping and tax accounting, reporting automation and documentation of business processes.

    01.01.2012 - 09.08.2015, Head of Accounting&Data Storing Methodology Division, Planning&Reporting Department.

    Job functions:

    In charge of the unit responsible for:

    • managing and/or participating in the Bank’s projects within the unit’s competence;
    • carrying out the following projects: the implementation of Core Bank System (ABS) and Data Warehouse (DWH), the optimization of business processes, the development and updating of Recovery&Resolution Plan;
    • developing in-house documents regulating interaction between the units which are responsible for deciding how to keep and control accounting;
    • ensuring that the Bank’s medium-term development strategy be updated.

    Since 10.08.2015 - present, Deputy Chief Accountant – Head of Accounting&Control Department of JSC Nordea Bank.

    Job functions:

    In charge of the unit responsible for:

    • ensuring implementation of amendments made in the laws related to book-keeping and tax accounting;
    • providing all Bank units with methodological support on the issues related to accounting, reporting, credit risk products offering, provisioning and calculating the Bank’s statutory ratios;
    • controlling processes of the transaction day closure and book-keeping&tax accounting data;
    • streamlining and standardizing the Bank’s business processes, technologies and daily operations, as well as implementing the best practices of data quality control and ensuring compliance of the processes with internal and external requirements;
    • managing various projects, including those related to the implementation of new Basel III standards as required by the CBR;

    Issues related to the coordination of strategic planning processes;

    Managing/participating in projects concerning the issues related to the competence of accountancy, cash & clearance for customers and in-house operations.

    Since 07.09.2018 - present, Acting Chief Accountant

    Job functions:

    In charge of the unit responsible for:

    • ensuring implementation of amendments made in the laws related to book-keeping and tax accounting;
    • providing all Bank units with methodological support on the issues related to accounting, reporting, credit risk products offering, provisioning and calculating the Bank’s statutory ratios;
    • controlling processes of the transaction day closure and book-keeping&tax accounting data;
    • streamlining and standardizing the Bank’s business processes, technologies and daily operations, as well as implementing the best practices of data quality control and ensuring compliance of the processes with internal and external requirements;
    • managing various projects, including those related to the implementation of new Basel III standards as required by the CBR;

    Issues related to the coordination of strategic planning processes;

    Managing/participating in projects concerning the issues related to the competence of accountancy, cash & clearance for customers and in-house operations.


 
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