VTB Bank has been recognized the best corporate bank in Results and Success category at the Financial Olympus – 2010 National Prize.
The Financial Olympus National Prize is a professional prize awarded yearly to successful companies and top-managers operating in the Russian financial market. The prize is granted on the basis of the National Financial Rating, experts’ views and public opinion. The winners’ achievements set high standards for investors and consumers. The work of the National Financial Rating and procedure of selecting winners is conducted under the direct participation of the Supervisory and Expert Boards, which comprise among others, Roman Goryunov, RTS President; Anton Drozdov, Chairman of the Management Board of the Russian Pension Fund; Aleksei Savatyugin, Deputy Finance Minister of the Russian Federation; and Garegin Tosunyan, President of the Association of Russian Banks.According to Andrey Kostin, VTB President and Chairman of the Management Board, “The work with corporate customers is a VTB business priority for 2010. We have been trying to enhance the Group’s business and we are glad that our achievements in this sphere are highly appreciated. Under the new VTB Group Strategy and in line with strengthening our positions in the corporate market, we intend to further develop retail and investment businesses. The first steps have already been made and VTB positive performance for Q1 2010 is a proof to it.”