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MOSCOW, February 26. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed Sergey Gorkov to the office of the Chief Executive of state-owned VEB development bank (Vnesheconombank) by his decree on Friday. Ex-chief executive Vladimir Dmitriev was relieved from his position by the presidential decree.
Senior Vice-President and Member of the Executive Board of Russia’s top lender Sberbank Nikolay Tzekhomskiy will take up the post of Deputy Chief Executive of the bank, a source close to VEB told TASS.
"Tzekhomskiy will be appointed deputy to Sergey Gorkov," the source said.
Tzekhomskiy has been part of Sberbank team since 2012, currently serving as Senior Vice-President and Director of the Finance Department.
Prior to Sberbank, he held key positions in Barclays Bank, VTB, MTS, Mobile TeleSystems, Renaissance Capital Investment Group.
Vnesheconombank is wholly owned by the Russian Government. The Supervisory Board of the Bank is headed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.