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The Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board is one of the key elements of Otkritie Financial Corporation Bank’s corporate governance. The Supervisory Board carries out strategic governance of the Bank, defines the key risk management and internal control systems principles and approaches, supervises the activities of the Bank’s executive bodies and carries out other crucial functions.

The Supervisory Board makes decisions related to the Bank’s business within the scope of its authority under Russian law, the Bank’s Articles of Association and the Supervisory Board Regulations. Its meetings are called as provided by the time schedule approved by the Supervisory Board, or as necessary by the resolution of the Supervisory Board’s Chairman, or as requested by any member of the Supervisory Board, the Bank’s Internal Audit Commission, its Auditor, the Chairman of the Management Board, or the Management Board. 

Dmitry Romaev

Chairman of the Supervisory Board, non-executive director, Chairman of the Strategy Committee of the Supervisory Board

Mr. Romaev serves as President of Otkritie Financial Corporation Bank, chairs the Board of Directors at Otkritie Asset Management and Otkritie Debt Centre and sits on the Board of Directors at Otkritie Holding, Khanty-Mansiysk Otkritie Bank, Otkritie Capital, Otkritie Broker, and Otkritie Capital International Limited.

Earlier, Mr. Romaev was a member of the Management Board and CFO of Otkritie Holding. Before joining Otkritie Financial Corporation Bank, Mr. Romaev held various positions at Sberbank, KIT Finance Investment Bank, and Petrocommerce Bank.

In 1993, Mr. Romaev received an IT degree from Tula State Engineering University. In 1997, he graduated from the Finance Academy of the Russian Government with a major in Banking. In 1999, Mr. Romaev received his MBA from Dublin Business School.

Elena Budnik

Member of the Supervisory Board

Ms. Budnik is a member of the Board of Directors of TRUST Bank, Deputy Chairperson of the Management Board of Otkritie Financial Corporation Bank.

Throughout her career, Ms. Budnik worked at MDM Bank, headed Retail Sales at OTP Bank and headed Retail Products at Barclays Bank.

In 2004, Ms. Budnik graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University majoring in Economics. 

Dmitry Vasiliev

Independent director, member of the Supervisory Board, Chairman of the Audit Committee and Risk Committee of the Supervisory Board, member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Supervisory Board

Mr. Vasiliev serves as Managing Director at the Institute of Corporate Law and Management, an Autonomous non-profit organisation (Moscow, Russia). He is also a member of the Supervisory Board of the National Pension Association, a non-profit partnership for promoting social stability and improving the pension system, and a member of the Board of Directors of United Company RUSAL Plc.

During his career, Mr. Vasiliev headed the Federal Securities Market Commission, was a top manager at Mosenergo OJSC and Managing Director at JP Morgan.

In 1984, Mr. Vasiliev received his degree in Economics from Leningrad Institute of Finance and Economics named after N.A. Voznesensky majoring in National Economy Planning. In 2007, Mr. Vasiliev graduated from the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (London, UK). He has been approved to act as a professional investment consultant in the UK securities market.

Evgeny Dankevich

Chairman of the Management Board, member of the Supervisory Board, member of the Strategy Committee of the Supervisory Board

Mr. Dankevich chairs the Management Board of Otkritie Financial Corporation Bank, and also is a member of the Boards of Directors of Khanty- Mansiysk Otkritie Bank, TRUST Bank, Otkritie Broker, LUKOIL-GARANT Non-state Pension Fund, Kineshma City Power Network, Northern River Shipping Company, FINSTROY, and a member of the Moscow Exchange Counsil.

During his career, Mr. Dankevich worked at GUTA-BANK, Otkritie Brokerage House, and Osnovaniye Investment Company.

In 1990, Mr. Dankevich graduated from the Moscow Institute of Electronics. In 1993, he received his degree in Financial Management from the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.

Alexander Zelenov

Independent director, member of the Supervisory Board, member of the Risk Committee, the Audit Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Supervisory Board

Mr. Zelenov is the Director of the Financial Institutions Department at the State Corporation Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank). Mr. Zelenov is also a member of the Boards of Directors of GLOBEX Commercial Bank and Russian Standard Bank, and a member of the Supervisory Board of Prominvestbank (Ukraine).

In 1977, Mr. Zelenov graduated from Moscow Financial Institute majoring in International Economic Relations. He has a professional degree of certified directors awarded by the Institute of Directors (UK).

Alexey Karakhan

Non-executive director, member of the Supervisory Board, member of the Strategy Committee of the Supervisory Board

Mr. Karakhan is Deputy CEO and a member of the Management Board of Otkritie Holding, General Director of Otkritie N, and a member of the Board of Directors at Otkritie Broker and Otkritie Asset Management.

During his earlier career, Mr. Karakhan was a member of the Board of Directors of Otkritie Capital, Deputy General Director for strategic communications at Aton and Advisor to the President of the Russian Public Organization Delovaya Rossiya. Between 2004 and 2009, Mr. Karakhan headed the Communications department at Renaissance Group companies (Renaissance Capital, Renaissance Credit, and Renaissance Investment Management).

In 2003, Mr. Karakhan graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University majoring in Journalism.

Alexander Murychev

Independent director, member of the Supervisory Board, Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Supervisory Board, member of the Audit Committee and Risk Committee of the Supervisory Board

Mr. Murychev has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Otkritie FC Bank since 2016. Between 1996 and 2006 he was the President of the Association of Regional Banks of Russia. Since 2000, Mr. Murychev has been the Chairman of the Board of the Association of Regional Banks of Russia, and Executive Vice President and a member of the Management Board of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) since 2006.

In 1981, Mr. Murychev graduated from Moscow Educational Institute named after N.K. Krupskaya. He holds a PhD in History and higher doctorate in Economics, and is a professor at Higher School of Economics.

Olga Plaksina

Non-executive director, member of the Supervisory Board

Ms. Plaksina is a member of the Board of Directors of Otkritie Holding, Chairperson of the Management Board and a member of the Board of Directors at IFD Kapital, CEO and a member of the Board of Directors at Management Group; Advisor to CEO and Chairperson of the Board of Directors at Management Centre Asset Management; Chairperson of the Board of Directors at PanAtlantic Exploration Company, Kapital Investment Company, PanAtlantic Energy Group Limited, SITTECH; a member of the Board of Directors of Kapital Group Asset Management, Kapital Asset Management CJSC, Kapital Management Company Ltd, the Fund for Target Capital Formation for Social Programmes Support; Director of PanAtlantic Global Holding Ltd and Reserve Invest Holding (Cyprus) Limited.

During her career, Ms. Plaksina worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Moscow and New York. She was also a member of the Russian State Duma’s expert committee on tax reform, chaired the Tax Committee at the Russian National Association of Securities Market Participants, and was a member of Petrocommerce Bank’s Board of Directors.

In 1996, Ms. Plaksina graduated from the State Academy of Management named after S. Ordzhonikidze majoring in Economic Analysis of Mathematical and Software support for Management.

Dmitry Popkov

Non-executive director, member of the Supervisory Board

Mr. Popkov is Deputy CEO and a member of the Management Board at Otkritie Holding, a member of the Board of Directors of TRUST Bank.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Popkov worked at Manufacturing and Construction Bank, was Financial Markets Director at Petrocommerce Bank, and Deputy Head of Capital Markets and Investment Banking at Otkritie Capital.

In 1996, Mr. Popkov received his degree in Finance and Credit from Saint Petersburg University of Economics and Finance.