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VTB Capital announces the appointment of Vladimir Potapov to the position of Head of Portfolio Management Business of CJSC VTB Asset Management

27 July 2010

In line with further investment business development and market position advancement strategy, VTB Capital announces the appointment of Vladimir Potapov to the position of Head of Portfolio Management Business of CJSC VTB Asset Management (VTB AM). Vladimir Potapov will supervise the strategy development and implementation in Portfolio Management Business, one of the key participants in VTB Capital, the Investment Business of VTB Group. The new appointment will strengthen VTB AM positions in the asset management market, maximizing effective synergy with other business lines.

Prior to joining VTB Capital, Vladimir spent over 7 years at Troika Dialog, where he was instrumental in leading the Asset Management business to a leading position in Russia. Under his supervision Troika mutual funds were recognized for their outstanding performance among the largest in their categories. Vladimir Potapov’s team managed funds worth over USD 3.5bn in total.

Vladimir graduated with honors from the Higher School of Economics and People University of China (Beijing). He is also a CFA Charterholder and was named in 2006 by Finance magazine as one of Russia’s top 10 fund managers.

Yuri Soloviev, President and Global CEO at VTB Capital, said: "As a Head of Portfolio Management Business, Vladimir will play a significant role in further development of VTB Asset Management business in Russia and active expansion of its operations and client base on global markets. This will enable the portfolio managers’ team to continue their outstanding performance and gain further recognition from private and institutional clients”.


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