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Igor Bulantsev, Chairman
Senior Vice President, Head of Sberbank CIB

Igor Bulantsev joined Sberbank CIB in February 2016 as Vice President, Director of the Client Management Department. Igor Bulantsev is currently Head of Sberbank CIB.

Igor Bulantsev has more than two decades of financial sector experience. He joined Sberbank CIB from Nordea Bank (known as Orgresbank until 2009), where he worked since 2003, initially as First Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, responsible for strategic development of the bank and oversaw its business units, and then from 2009 as Chairman of the Management Board. From 1998 to 2003, Igor was Senior Vice President of Guta Bank, where he oversaw the “Trade Operations & Client Asset Management” and “Corporate Finance” blocks. Prior to this he worked at Rossiyskiy Credit Bank, where he went from manager of currency and FX operations.

Igor graduated from Bauman Moscow State Technical University and the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation with a major in Finance and Credit. He also holds a Global Executive MBA from IESE Business School.

Dr. Thomas Frick, Deputy Chairman
Independent Director

Thomas Frick was elected to the Board in 2004 (Initially, the Board of SLB Commercial Bank and subsequently Sberbank (Switzerland) AG).  He is joint Deputy Chairman.

Dr Frick has been a Partner at Niederer Kraft & Frey since 2001 and specialises in counselling Swiss and foreign banks and other financial institutions on a wide range of legal and regulatory issues. He is a lecturer in Banking and Finance Law for the LL.M. programme at the University of Zurich.

Dr. Frick studied Law at the University of Zurich and University of Heidelberg and received his LL.M at the London School of Economics.

Alexander Morozov, Member
Chief Financial Officer, Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board, Sberbank of Russia

Alexander Morozov was elected to the Board in October 2012.

Mr Morozov joined Sberbank in 2008 as Director of Finance Department and a Member of the Executive Board. He was appointed CFO and Deputy Chairman of the Board in 2013. Prior to Sberbank, Mr Morozov held the position of Executive Vice President and CFO at Renaissance Capital Bank LLC. Before that, he held senior positions at International Moscow Bank and Rodina Commercial Bank.

Mr Morozov holds a degree in Economics from Lomonosov Moscow State University. He completed the Advanced Management Program of Executive Education at Harvard Business School in 2004.

Roland Müller-Ineichen, Member
Independent Director

Roland Müller-Ineichen joined the Board in October 2012 and has served as the Chairman of the Audit Committee since then.

Mr. Müller-Ineichen held a number of senior roles at KPMG Switzerland and KPMG Europe LLP, acting as the lead partner on audits of local and international banks, security dealers and fund management companies. Prior to KPMG, Mr. Müller-Ineichen progressed through various auditing and managerial roles with Swiss-based financial institutions. In all, he has 20 years of audit experience with banks, security dealers and fund management companies.

Mr. Müller-Ineichen is a Swiss Certified Public Accountant and holds several directorships.

Martin Gut
Martin Gut, Member
Independent Director

Martin Gut has been a Member of the Board since April 2017.

Mr Gut started his career in the Sales & Trading division of UBS Zurich and Luxembourg before joining Credit Suisse First Boston in Zurich, where he held management positions in Fixed Income and Global Money Markets until 2007. From 2007-2010, he worked at Credit Suisse Asset Management and Private Banking responsible for the coverage of large institutional investors in Switzerland. In 2011-2013, he was responsible for the business of BlackRock Asset Management in Switzerland before his most recent role (2014-2017) as Managing Director of Swiss Prime Site AG.

Mr Gut completed business economics at KSZ.