The Supervisory Board of the state-owned PrivatBank has elected Gerhard Bösch as the new Chairman of the Board. This was announced on Thursday, May 27, the press service of the bank.
It is noted that Bösch will take office after the approval of his candidacy by the National Bank of Ukraine.
According to the press service, the new head was appointed based on the results of competitive selection. He has extensive experience in the transformation of banks, including their privatization.
As you know, Gerhard Bösch headed the World Treasury and Markets Department at Raiffeisen Centralbank from 2004 to 2006, then served as First Deputy Chairman of the Board for four years. Since 2010, Bösch has been the First Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of Raiffeisen Bank Aval.
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