On January 18, VTB Capital held its annual meeting with international and Russian investors. The event, moderated by CNN’s anchor Becky Anderson, focused on the topic of “Reigniting Economies. Rebuilding Trust”.
More than 70 leaders of major international and Russian companies, government officials and leading global investors from over 20 countries attended the meeting, including Olga Golodets, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Rustam Minikhannov, President of Tatarstan, Nail Maganov, General Director of Tatneft, Ajay S. Banga, President and Chief Executive Officer of MasterCard, Luisa Todini, President of Poste Italiane, Ivan Glasenberg, CEO of Glencore, Dinesh Kumar Sarraf, Chairman and Managing Director of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC), and others.
Over the course of open discussion the participants addressed key issues on the today’s macroeconomic and financial agenda, offering insights into current economic and structural developments. Focusing mainly on initiatives to accelerate economies and reassert responsibility, attendees also looked at such issues, as trust between citizens and their establishments, policymakers and the private sector, as well as between countries.
Alexei Yakovitsky, Global CEO at VTB Capital, said: “In the context of shifting macroeconomic and geopolitical landscape, discussions such as the one held during VTB Capital’s business breakfast are increasingly important to facilitate investment opportunities and build trusted relationships between Russian business and international investor community. This year’s event saw CEOs, government officials, investors and renowned experts share their views on the global economy outlook and initiatives that will spur its growth. We highly appreciate their notable insights and believe the interactive format of the event focusing on most pressing issues will continue to attract interest from global business leaders and investors.”
VTB Capital has hosted business breakfasts with top government officials and prominent international investors since 2012.
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