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Romano Prodi, President of the European Commision, 2004
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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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