Two more senior hires announced at Russia’s Sberbank

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The corporate and investment bank Sberbank CIB has appointed Paul Goldfinch as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Annie Jordan as Head of Human Resources and Managing Director.

The announcement comes hot on the heels of the banks appointment of M&A Investment Banking Directors Igor Ushakov and Vadim Marchuk, investment strategists Tom Levinson and Vladimir Pantyushin, and Sergey Smirnov as head of the bank’s Government and Municipal Project & Programmes Division.

I am delighted to join Sberbank CIB at this time,” said Goldfinch. The bank’s new CFO previously spent 16 years at UBS in Moscow, heading up its EMEA Accounting and Controlling operations as Managing Director before switching to a joint role of Chief Operating Officer for Russia and CIS and CEO of OOO UBS Bank last year. In his role at Sberbank, he will oversee all of the company’s finance functions.

Jordan, Sberbank’s new HR chief, has over 25 years’ experience in senior HR Management positions. Before joining Sherbank, she founded and acted as CEO of the executive search and recruitment firm Lansdowne International, specialising in the financial industry. She also served at Heidrick & Struggles for 14 years, helping the company to establish their Moscow office.

Commenting on her appointment, Annie Jordan said: “Sberbank CIB has a long track record developing and attracting the best talent from the global financial markets. I am very pleased to be joining Sberbank CIB at this time to support the development of its greatest asset – its people – and ensure that the company develops the right resources and skills to ensure it effectively competes in each financial hub where it operates.”

Senior Vice-President and Acting Head of Sberbank added: “Sberbank CIB is delighted to welcome Annie Jordan and Paul Goldfinch to the team. Both bring significant experience in their specialist fields. Sberbank CIB has always been committed to the development of talent, cultivating the best Russian and international expertise in order to offer clients access to the highest quality individuals working not only for business but also for support departments.”

Both these hires strengthen our senior leadership team as Sberbank CIB works to achieve its business objectives and maintain its market position,” he added.

 

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