PrivatBank will be headed by a Czech banker

Приватбанк возглавит чешский банкир

Krumhansl enjoys Aikido

Krumhansl for a long time worked operating officer at Raiffeisenbank.

The Supervisory Board of PrivatBank on Wednesday, January 10, appointed Peter Krumhansl Chairman of the Board and appealed to the national Bank of Ukraine for the approval of his candidacy. This was announced by the head of the press service Oleg Serga.

It is noted that Krumhansl was born in 1966. By training he is a mathematician, graduated from the University in Prague.

Krumhansl was a senior Manager with leading banks in the European Union. He also demonstrated its effectiveness in the Ukrainian banking market during the crisis of 2008.

It is also reported that Krumhansl worked as chief operating officer at Heta Asset resolution, was chief operating officer at Interim Management&Consultingи Home Credit China.

“When evaluating candidates for the Board of PrivatBank, we were primarily guided by such criteria, as professionalism, experience in the leading EU banks, result orientation, strong governance, operations and monitoring for results”, – said the Chairman of the Supervisory Board Engin Akcakoca.

According to media reports, Krumhansl enjoys Aikido and speaks several foreign languages.

We will remind, the Chairman of the Board of PrivatBank Oleksandr Shlapak resigned last summer.