Alexander Surin appointed President and Chairman of the Board of Zapsibkombank
On 23 January, Alexander Surin was appointed President and Chairman of the Board of Zapsibkombank. The decision was made by the board of directors of the lending institution. Dmitry Goritsky, who held this position previously, has become member of the board of directors.
Alexander Surin was born in Moscow in 1962. He received a technological degree from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Bauman Moscow Higher Technical School and a Finance and Credit degree from the All-Russian Correspondence Financial and Economic Institute. He also studied management at the German Academy of Management in Lower Saxony.
He started his career in the banking sector in 1994. In 2011, he was appointed manager of the South Sakhalin branch of Sberbank of Russia and board member of the Far Eastern Bank of Sberbank of Russia. He joined VTB Group in 2018.
As President and Chairman of the Board of Zapsibkombank, Alexander Surin will oversee the work of all the departments and be responsible for the operations management of the lending institution and its financial performance. The strategy going forward will involve strengthening the position of the integrated bank in the Urals market.
VTB recently closed a deal to acquire more than 70% of the shares of Zapsibkombank. The bank will make a binding offer to minority shareholders to repurchase the remaining stake. The integration is planned to be completed by 2020, when Zapsibkombank will become part of the VTB brand. The Zapsibkombank team, which has extensive experience in the Tyumen region among others, will be retained and reinforced by VTB managers.