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Roy Linnel is assigned Global Head of Treasury at VTB Capital

18 March 2010

Roy Linnel is assigned Global Head of Treasury at VTB Capital. He will be based in London and will report to Svetlana Fedorenko, Global CFO at VTB Capital.

Before joining VTB Capital, Roy Linnel’s previous career spanned 24 years with Barclays covering Retail, Corporate Banking and included 13 years in various Treasury roles across Capital Management, Liquidity Risk, Interest Rate Risk Management and Balance Sheet Management.

Following the Barclays acquisition of ABSA in 2005 he worked in Johannesburg for 6 months, leading the Treasury integration of ABSA with the Barclays Group, and implementing a new approach to Structural Risk Management across the business.

His final 3 years with Barclays were in the role of Managing Director, Global Retail & Commercial Banking Treasury where he was responsible for Barclays Treasury functions across Emerging Markets, Western Europe and South Africa.

Yuri Soloviev, President and Global CEO at VTB Capital, noted: “Roy Linnel is one of the best treasury management specialists on the market. We expect that the new assignment will result in further strengthening of our business team as well as our positions”.

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