Alexander Kuznetsov has been appointed Managing Director of Investment Banking of JSB “ORGRESBANK”. Alexander Kuznetsov’s main target will be to ensure the growth of investment banking business as provided for in the Bank’s Development Strategy up to 2011.
Alexander Kuznetsov was born in Novosibirsk’s Akademgorodok in 1969. In 1994 he graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology with a degree in Applied Mathematics and Physics.
Не started his financial career in 1995. From 1995 to 2001 he worked for investment departments of a number of Russian banks, his positions ranging from Analyst to Head of a unit.
In 2001 he was appointed Vice President of Alfa Bank and Head of Structured Products. This involved undertaking financing transactions with major Russian corporate borrowers.
In 2003 he was offered the position of Business Development Director in the Russian branch of Koch Supply and Trading, a subsidiary of Koch Industries – a large American private company, and worked there until 2006. He focused on hedging price risks on commodity markets for the Russian blue chips.
In 2006 he returned to Alpha Bank as Director, Debt Capital Market. One of his achievements was the first-ever Russian marketable bond issue for RosBusinessConsulting (RBC).
In 2001-2003 he was Member of the MICEX Stock Market Committee and at present he is Head of the Fixed Income Securities Committee in the MICEX Board of Directors. In 2002-2003, as an expert of the Property Committee of the State Duma, he participated in drafting Law on Derivative Financial Instruments.
In 2006 Alexander Kuznetsov earned a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter.
In JSB “ORGRESBANK” Alexander Kuznetsov will develop Investment Banking, where the Bank intends to significantly enhance its market positions. Specifically, the Bank will focus on arranging various forms of financing for large and largest borrowers (bond issues, syndicated loans), sales of structured products and developing services on the derivative and other segments of financial markets.
- We are convinced that his extensive international expertise will enable our new colleague to enhance the range of investment products and services the Bank now has and introduce new ones by applying the best practices of Nordea Bank, our majority shareholder”, says Igor Bulantsev, First Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, JSB “ORGRESBANK”, commenting on Mr. Kuznetsov’s appointment. – The establishment of this position in our Bank means that we have serious plans and ambitions in the area.