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Annett Viehweg
Annett Viehweg
CEO, Chairman of the Executive Board

Annett joined Sberbank (Switzerland) AG in August 2017 as CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board.

She spent her early career at Deutsche Bank, and has over 25 years of experience in the banking industry. Before joining Sberbank, from 2015 to 2017 she was the CEO/Chairwoman and Chief Country Officer at Deutsche Bank in Moscow. Prior to this she had regional responsibility for subsidiary coverage teams in CEEMEA at Deutsche Bank. Annett has also held several positions in Corporate Banking and Coverage at Deutsche Bank in Germany and in Russia.

Annett has a diploma in Economics from Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Moscow.

Ekaterina Emelianova
Ekaterina Emelianova
CFO, Member of the Executive Board

Ekaterina Emelianova joined Sberbank (Switzerland) AG in October, 2017 as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to her position at Sberbank (Switzerland) AG she worked at Sberbank CIB (Corporate and Investment Business) where she held the position of Finance Director/Acting CFO since December 2014.

Ekaterina has over 20 years of experience in finance, she previously worked as Regional CFO in VTB Capital, Finance Director at Troika Dialog and Deloitte CIS.

Ekaterina graduated with a Master Degree of Management at Moscow State University named after MV Lomonosov. She holds an Executive MBA from INSEAD obtained under a Sberbank programme as well as Executive MBA from London Business School. She also has a CFM, CMA and CSCA qualification.

Since July 2021 has been elected as a President of the Swiss Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), which is non-for-profit organization, focused on advancing management accounting profession.

Igor Ukrasin
Head of Corporate Banking and Coverage & Global Markets

Igor joined Sberbank (Switzerland) AG in September 2015 as Head of Corporate Banking and Coverage.  He is a Chartered Director and a Fellow of the Institute of Directors in the UK. He brings with him over 20 years of corporate finance experience.  Most recently Igor was Head of Oil and Gas Coverage at Sberbank CIB in Moscow where he was responsible for overseeing Sberbank’s relationship with top oil and gas clients.  Prior to Sberbank, Igor spent 15 years in Credit Suisse in London where he was responsible for covering  oil and gas companies in Europe and the FSU.  Igor started his career as a financial analyst at Pepsi-Cola.

Igor has a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. 

Aleksey Ovinnikov
Aleksey Ovinnikov
Chief Risk Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Aleksey Ovinnikov joined Sberbank (Switzerland) AG in July 2018.

He has more than 20 years of experience with international banks, both in business and senior risk management roles.

He worked for Sberbank in the 90’s and proceeded with his further professional carrier in the EBRD group, Bank Austria/UniCredit and Raiffeisenbank Russia.

Since 2006, Aleksey worked with Credit Agricole CIB, where he held the position of CRO, Board Member, and General manager of the Moscow office.


Aleksey is a graduate of the executive MBA from the University of Minnesota, US and Vienna University of Economics & Business Administration, Austria and is a holder of the Master’s degree in Finance & Credit from the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics.