Born and grew up in Sofia, Bulgaria. Completed university studies (economics, finance and business) in the USA. Joined Erste Bank in Vienna in September 1997 to support its strategic expansion to Central and Eastern Europe, including the acquisitions of the largest retail banks in the Czech and Slovak Republics. Moved to the Managing Board of Erste Bank Croatia in March 2002: through a combination of organic growth and targeted acquisitions Erste Bank Croatia advanced to become the third largest bank in the country. In April 2006 took over the CEO position at Erste Bank Serbia (shortly after its acquisition), to lead the transformation and integration process into the Erste Bank Group. Became CEO of good.bee Holding in January 2009, the microfinance and social entrepreneurship initiative of Erste Group and ERSTE Foundation. Developed the business strategy and operating models for good.bee's launch throughout the Erste Group. Joined the managing board of the Steierm�rkische Sparkasse in Graz, Austria in October 2010 to assume the strategic development responsibility for the bank�s international operations. Married with two sons. Likes rock & roll and moderately alternative things for a better world.
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for over 100 years, the symbol for Erste Bank
What is your honey?, What doesn't spoil, and involves no harm
How do you cross-pollinate?
Care about the small businesses, Build little hives, This is my field, This is my community
Will be a bank for communities, Banks create economic value chains, What about an emotional value change?, a good bank can do this
For the civil society, Regulators?, Banks should partner with the civil sector, poverty, energy
and social conscience
That shouldn't be
This is where a good bank would come in