MOSCOW, February 18. /TASS/. Chief Executive Officer of the Russian state-owned bank VEB Vladimir Dmitriev told Bank’s employees on Thursday that he steps down from the office. Dmitriev neither mentioned the successor nor informed about his further work plans, a source in the bank told TASS on Thursday.
"Mr. Dmitriev said goodbye to the VEB team today and informed he is leaving his office," the source said. Dmitriev did not say who will be his successor as VEB Chief Executive, he added.
"The mass media indicates one candidate nearly every day. Nevertheless, let us wait until the presidential decree," the source said.
Dmitriev did not inform about his possible new job also. "However, this is more likely the question to the presidential administration and the President," the source said. The current VEB CEO will be actually in the succession reserve of the head of state until the potential new appointment.
VEB press service refused to make any formal comments.
Chief Executive Officer of the largest Russian bank Sberbank German Gref may become member of the Supervisory Board of the state-owned Vnesheconombank (VEB) and Sberbank Deputy CEO Sergei Gorkov may become its head, a source close to VEB Supervisory Board told TASS on Wednesday.
VEB posted IFRS losses of 73.5 bln rubles ($973.7 mln) in the first half of 2015.