Sberbank of Russia to Participate in Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum

Jun 20, 2012

June 20, 2012, Moscow – Sberbank of Russia will take part in the 16th Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum. At the Forum, Sberbank will present its stand. As usual, at its stand Sberbank will display the most advanced financial technologies. This year such technologies will include Business Environment (Delovaya Sreda), a unique solution for small and medium business: a program aimed at creating complex infrastructure and building a cyberspace that, from technical point of view, will be new for Russian business and community.

On June 21, Sberbank with the World Economic Forum will hold its traditional business breakfast. The event that will be attended by 7 members of the Russian Government will be dedicated to the topic Old Agenda of the New Government... Chances to Succeed?

On June 22, Sberbank will hold a panel discussion on the topic A Way out from Managerial Dead End: Wisdom of the Crowd or Authoritarian Genius? with such participants as the President of Russia, Chairman of the Board of Sberbank of Russia German Gref.

Sberbank of Russia is the General Partner of the Forum.

"Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum really deserves its status of one of the most effective expert platforms not only in Russia, but in the world in general,” – said Sberbank President and Chairman of the Board German Gref. “I am sure that this time its participants will also manage to find answers to topical questions causing concerns among top politicians and businesspersons, as well as among general population".

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Sberbank of Russia
Alexander Baziyan
Public Relations  
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Sberbank is the largest bank of Russia that holds about 27% of the Russian banking assets and employs nearly 240,000 people. The Central Bank of Russian Federation is the founder and major shareholder of Sberbank, owning 57.6% of its issued outstanding shares. Other shares are held by more than 245,000 individual and institutional investors. The Bank has one of the largest networks in Russia: 17 territorial banks, about 19,000 branches as well as subsidiaries in Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Belarus, a branch in India, representative offices in Germany and China. With the acquisition of Volksbank International in 2012 Sberbank gained presence in nine Central and Eastern European countries.

The bank holds the general banking license No.1481 issued by the Bank of Russia.
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