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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 2020 has been elected as a Member of the Board of the Swiss Chapter of Institute of management Accountants (IMA), which is non-for-profit organization, which is focused on advancing management accounting profession.

Martin Beinhoff
Martin C. Beinhoff
COO, Member of the Executive Board

Martin is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Sberbank (Switzerland) AG since December 2017. He is responsible at Executive Board level for IT, Operations, the Bank’s Documentary business and new products. Martin has over 20 years of experience in the banking industry covering Operations, IT, Risk and Finance.

Before joining Sberbank, Martin was COO at VP Bank leading the Group’s IT, Operations, Credit and Digitalisation. Prior to VP Bank, Martin worked as CFO for Saxo Bank Switzerland for 7 years and previously had senior roles at KPMG and The Boston Consulting Group in their Zurich and Frankfurt offices for 10 years.

Martin graduated with a Master’s degree in Finance from the University of St. Gallen (HSG), he is a US Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and holds a Trader’s license from SIX Swiss Exchange.

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 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. 

Rudolf Reinhard Mueller
General Counsel, Member of the Executive Board

Dr. Rudolf Reinhard Mueller joined Sberbank (Switzerland) AG in August 2016 as General Counsel and Member of the Executive Board. Previously Rudolf was at Vontobel Investment Banking, first as Head of Legal and Compliance IB and most recently as Head Legal Financial Products. Rudolf started his professional carreer as a member of the Zurich bar association and an attorney-at-law, before transitioning to strategy consulting and latterly to investment banking.

Since 2007 he has been a member of the “Commission of Experts on Disclosure of Shareholdings” of the Swiss SIX Stock Exchange, additionally he is/was active in several working groups of the Swiss Bankers Association.

Rudolf graduated from the Law School at the University of St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, where he also completed his PhD studies in economics on the subject of “International Comparison of Related Party Disclosure Regulations in Accounting”.

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.