MOSCOW, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Gazprombank, a leading Russian bank, announces that it has appointed Aylin Suntay as Head of Gazprombank Asset Management. She will hold the position of First Vice-President. She started with effect from 25 March 2013.
Before joining Gazprombank, Ms Suntay was Deputy Chief Investment Officer of Equities at Pictet Asset Management in Switzerland with investment management centres in Geneva, Zurich, London, Tokyo and Singapore. Prior to joining Pictet, Aylin's positions included Head of European Equities at First State in London; and Emerging Markets Fund Manager at Nicholas Applegate in San Diego and London.
Commenting on the appointment, Deputy Chairman of Gazprombank, Alexey Matveev said, "Gazprombank is delighted to be able to benefit from Aylin's twenty years of top-class international investment management expertise. Her experience as a senior investment manager across a wide range of products and geographies will play a vital part in further strengthening our asset management business."
Gazprombank has successfully operated in the banking sector since 1990. Founded by the world's largest gas producer and exporter, Gazprom, to provide banking services for gas industry enterprises, Gazprombank has since become a leader in the banking sector, which key performance indicators place the Bank among the top three banks of Russia.
Gazprombank, as a universal financial institution, delivers a wide range of banking and investment services for over 45,000 corporate and about 3 million clients.
About Gazprombank Asset Management
One of the largest Russian asset management businesses, Gazprombank Asset Management group offers a wide range of asset management services to institutional, retail and private investors, both domestic and international. It includes Gazprombank, Management Company `Gazprombank - Asset management`, GPB-Asset Management S.A. (Luxembourg) and Omega Trust Umbrella Funds (registered in Ireland).
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