Ivan Svitek was appointed Chairman of the Management Board of Ukrsotsbank

News 01 february 2018 - 10:20

On February 1, 2018, Ivan Svitek was appointed to the post of Chairman of the Management Board by the decision of the Supervisory Board of Ukrsotsbank. Prior to his appointment, Ivan Svitek served as member of the board and General Manager of Alfa-Bank Ukraine, which, like Ukrsotsbank, is part of the international private banking group ABH Holdings S.A.

Taking up a new post of Ukrsotsbank Management Board Chairman, Ivan Svitek will retain the function of strategic management of ABH Holdings S.A. banking assets in Ukraine, which he carried out since April 2017. Ivan Svitek will continue to be responsible for creating and implementing the strategy of development and financial growth of Alfa-Bank Ukraine and Ukrsotsbank, strengthening corporate culture, introducing innovations and implementing integration of the two banks.

Rostyslav Matiash, who chaired the Management Board of Ukrsotsbank during a transitional period - until January 31, 2018 inclusive, resumes his duties as a board member of Ukrsotsbank.

"We are glad that Ivan Svitek will lead the Management Board of Ukrsotsbank and thus strengthen the bank`s position. I am confident that this decision will be another confirmation for customers, partners and the entire banking market of the serious intentions of the parent group in terms of developing the unique experience and competencies of Ukrsotsbank and its team. Furthermore, over the year of work in Ukraine, Ivan Svitek successfully led Alfa-Bank Ukraine to profitable performance, and now, considering the bank`s important integration processes, his expertise is in greater demand at Ukrsotsbank ", noted the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Ukrsotsbank Roman Shpek.

Ivan Svitek is one of the leading experts in finance and banking, as well as a top-level manager with extensive experience in the EU countries, Eastern Europe, Latin America. In 1991, he served as Advisor to the Minister of Finance of Czechoslovakia, then from 1993 to 1994 – worked for Citibank (Prague, Czech Republic); from 1994 to 1998 – at Pepsi-Cola International in Austria and Czech Republic. From 1998 throughout 2008, he worked in the financial divisions of General Electric Corporation in the Czech Republic, Ireland and Brazil. From 2008 throughout 2015, Ivan Svitek served as Chairman of the Management Board & CEO at Home Credit Bank in Russia, a part of the Home Credit B.V. holding headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.


Alfa-Bank Ukraine and Ukrsotsbank are universal banks with private international capital and proven reliability. For over 25 years we have provided a full range of modern banking services to individuals and legal entities and support our clients on all financial issues and in all life situations. According to the NBU classification, Alfa-Bank Ukraine and Ukrsotsbank are a group of banks of foreign banking groups.