New IBEC Nominations

The International bank for economic co-operation (the IBEC) continues to strengthen its team by highly qualified professionals and in early September the IBEC Board approved nomination of two new employees to senior positions.

Yulia Slyusar became the new Adviser to the Board. In her new position, Ms. Slusar will advise and provide guidance to the Bank's top officials and dedicated units on key business processes, products and development strategy, on expansion of cooperation with financial institutions, upgrading the IBEC’s interaction with the financial community and on attraction of financing and other projects.

Prior to joining the IBEC's team Ms. Slusar headed the Structured and Debt Finance Department of the International Investment Bank, where she vastly contributed to the Bank’s debut on the capital markets of Russia, Slovakia, Romania, to the establishment of trade finance services and obtaining of three international ratings. Before joining the IIB Ms. Slusar has held senior positions with leading financial institutions such as SMP Bank, Vnesheconombank, Deutsche Bank (Moscow), Svyaz-Bank.

Alexandra Matveeva has been nominated to the position of Director of the Customer Relations Division. Ms. Matveeva's responsibilities will include expansion of the client base, both with financial market players of the member states and from the third countries, developing new products, increasing the Bank's loan portfolio, primarily via trade finance operations and expansion of settlement services.

The Master Financing Agreement signed by the IBEC stipulates development of cooperation with the Vietnamese bank both in payments and trade finance operations.

As Denis Ivanov, the IBEC’s Chairman of the Board, commented on the nominations: "Strengthening of the Bank's team is necessary for implementation of the approved "Bratislava" Conception of the Bank’s further development. The Bank will carry out a full-scale reform and bring its core activities to a qualitatively and volume-wise new level. At present the Bank’s main priority is the dynamic development of the Bank's business at a qualitatively new level."