Alexander Veselkov has been appointed as VTB Bank Branch Manager in Novosibirsk. Chaba Zentai, Head of Regional Network Department - Senior Vice President of VTB Bank has introduced the new Branch Manager to the bank’s employees.
The appointment has been made as part of the work aimed at enhancing efficiency of VTB Bank branches. The bank’s business development strategy for 2010 -2013 focuses on increasing regional offices’ profitability, their transformation into up-to-date business units maximally oriented to their customers, and offering a wide range of higher technology banking products. One of VTB Group’s main priorities is its strategic initiative “to transform VTB Bank from a bank offering unique transactions into the main settlement bank for its customers”.
Chaba Zentai said: “We will continue improving the team of professional regional managers. I am certain that the appointment of such an experienced banker as Alexander Veselkov will contribute to VTB Bank’s position strengthening in the Novosibirsk region and its further economic development”.
As part of Chaba Zentai’s visit to Novosibirsk, working meetings were held with Vasily Yurchenko, the Novosibirsk region governor, Vladimir Gorodetsky, mayor of Novosibirsk, and the bank’s key customers. A press conference was also arranged with Novosibirsk leading mass media in attendance.
Alexander V. Veselkov was born on July 15, 1962 in Novosibirsk. In 1983 he graduated from the Novosibirsk Institute of National Economy. At different times he held positions of Chief Economist of Department for Economic Analysis and Long-Term Planning of the State Bank of the USSR Main Office in the Novosibirsk region, Chairman of Novosibirsk Property Fund, Head of Finance and Tax Policy of the Novosibirsk region’s administration. From 1993 to 1998 Alexander V. Veselkov was a manager of Incombank’s Sibirsky branch. In 2002 he held a CEO position in JSC Commercial Bank Rosbank’s Novosibirsk branch. In 2006 he moved to JSC Belon, and from 2010 he was a Board of Directors’ member and adviser to the management board chairman in OJSC Commercial Bank Vzaimodeistvie.