On 12 September 2011, Chaba Zentai, Head of Regional Network Department – Senior Vice President, paid a working visit to JSC VTB Bank Branch in Yekaterinburg to introduce Andrey Volchik, a newly appointed General Manager of the Branch, to its staff.
The appointment is made in the framework of the Bank’s regional network enhancement. VTB Bank Strategy for 2010-2013 is aimed at increasing profitability of its branches by transforming them into up-to-date customer-oriented outlets offering a wide range of high-tech banking products.
Citing Chaba Zentai, “VTB continues to build up a strong team of the branches’ general managers. Andrey Volchik is sure to enhance the Bank’s performance in the Sverdlovsk Region, as he has been in banking for more than 17 years, being top manager of a leading regional bank.”
Andrey Volchik was born in 1971. In 1993, he graduated from the Faculty of Economics of the Ural State University, specializing in Economics. He has been in banking since 1994, when as senior economist of Lending Division he joined JSC Severnaya Kazna Bank, where he worked from Deputy Head and Head of Lending Division at the Sub-Office to Head of the Sub-Office, Director of several structural units, and Adviser to Chairman of the Management Board. In May 2003, he was appointed Chairman of the Management Board. He left the bank in June 2011.
Presently, there are 30 outlets of VTB Group in the Sverdlovsk Region, among them 4 of VTB Bank, 18 of VTB24, a branch and 5 additional outlets of VTB Insurance, as well as VTB Leasing and VTB Factoring. The Branch’s customer base includes 2200 corporate customers, with 1300 out of them representing large and medium-size business.
In the past period of 2011, regional enterprises were granted loans amounting to RUB 29.65 billion. The share of the Yekaterinburg Branch in lending to regional companies is 8 %, and in corporate customers’ accounts – 4%.