“The significance of this Conference is that it provides valuable opportunity to work together to further enhance the positive aspects of globalization, while rectifying the negative aspects.”
Yohei Sasakawa, President of the Nippon Foundation, 2003
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Petr Šmída

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Chairman of the Board of Directors, Alfa-Bank

Czech Republic/Russia

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alfa-Bank since 2008. He graduated from the University of Economics in Prague, spent four years as Chairman and CEO of GE Capital Bank, Prague after which he was the Senior-Vice President at GE Consumer Finance (USA). He joint Alfa-Bank in 2003 and served as Chief Executive Officer (2004–2007). In his term as CEO, the Bank has grown its balance sheet threefold, has built a strong national retail banking franchise, and has further expanded its corporate and investment banking operations. He also served as First Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alfa-Bank (2007–2008).

2008

Supported by

Jyllands-Posten Foundation

 

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