Management


Archil Kontselidze

CEO, Member of Board

October 2009-Present - CEO, JSC VTB Bank (Georgia)
September 2008- October 2009 - Chief Corporate Banker, JSC VTB Bank (Georgia)
2007-2008 - CFO, Energo Pro Georgia
2006-2007 - Deputy General Director, Finances,  PA Consulting, Management Contract for the United Energy Distribution Company
2004-2005 - Director, Finances, Georgian Railways
2004 - Director, Pension Insurance, British-Caucasian Insurance Company
2003 - CEO Advisor, JSC Bank Republic
1998-2003 - First Deputy CEO, JSC Bank Republic
1996-1998 - Deputy CEO, JSC Bank Republic
1994-1995 - Head of Derivatives Department, First Professional Bank (Moscow)
1994 - Securities Dealer, First Professional Bank (Moscow)

Education
1991 – 1994 Corporate Finance, Saint Bonaventure University (USA).
1988 – 1991 Georgian Technical University, Mechanical Engineering.

Niko Chkhetiani

Chief Risk Officer, Member of Board

In VTB Bank since December, 2006.
10.2011-up to the date – JSC VTB Bank (Georgia), Chief Risk Officer
2009-11 - JSC VTB Bank (Georgia), Corporate Management Director
2008-09 - JSC VTB Bank (Georgia), Chief Risk Officer, Head of Banking Risks Management Department
2007-08 - JSC VTB Bank (Georgia), Deputy General Director, Head of Banking Risks Management Department 
2005-06 - JSC United Georgian Bank, Director of Department for Loans to Corporate Customers, consequently Head of Corporate Business Management Department
2003-05 - JSC Bank Republic, Deputy Head of Loans Department; Head of Service Centre #3 of the Central Branch 
2002-03 - JSC United Georgian Bank, Deputy Head of Rustaveli Branch Office, Head of Loans Department
1998-02 - JSC United Georgian Bank, Translator-advisor to CFO 

Born – 1977
In 2000 graduated from Banking Department of Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.

Mamuka Menteshashvili

CFO, Member of Board

Works for VTB Bank since 2008
10.2011-up to the date - JSC VTB Bank (Georgia), CFO
2009-11 - JSC VTB Bank (Georgia), Chief Risk Officer
2008-09 - JSC VTB Bank (Georgia), Advisor to CEO, Head of the Audit Committee
2007-08 - National Bank of Georgia, Department for Supervision, Head of Division for Banks Inspection
2005-07 - National Bank of Georgia, Chief Economist of Department for Supervision
2004-05 - National Bank of Georgia, Department for Bank Supervision and Regulation, Chief Economist of Special Task Force
2003-04 - National Bank of Georgia, Department for Bank Supervision and Regulation, Leading Economist of Special Task Force
2003 - National Bank of Georgia, Department for Bank Supervision and Regulation, Chief Economist of Special Task Force 
1999-03 - National Bank of Georgia, Department for Bank Supervision and Regulation, Chief Economist of Division fro Banks Inspection
1999 - National Bank of Georgia, Department for Bank Supervision and Regulation, Economist of Licensing Sector
1996-97 - State Tax Inspection, Inspector of the Control Department

Born – 1973
In 1995 graduated from Department of Engineering Economics of Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. In 2000, graduated from the Post Graduate Department of Georgian Technical University (major - Engineering Economics)

Lado Robakidze

Chief Corporate Banking Officer, Member of Board

In VTB bank since October, 2011
10.2011-up to the date - JSC VTB Bank (Georgia), Chief Corporate Banking Officer
2008-11 - HSBC Bank, Georgia, Deputy CEO
2006-08 - Caspian Black Sea Solutions? CEO
2000-06 - JSC Bank of Georgia, Deputy CEO
1999-2000 - JSC Bank of Georgia, Director of International Relations Division
1998-99 - JSC Bank of Georgia, Deputy Manager of Credit Department, The Head of Trade Finance Department
1997-98 - JSC Bank of Georgia, Head of Trade Finance Department
1996-97 - JSC Bank of Georgia, Senior Economist of the Operations Department

Born - 1973
In 1996 graduated from Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Diploma in Law. In 1995 - Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Diploma in Economics. Has been awarded with the Diploma of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Valerian Gabunia

Chief Retail Banking Officer, Member of Board

Works for VTB Bank since 2008
05.2010-up to the date - JSC VTB Bank (Georgia), Chief Retail Banking Officer
2008-04.2010 - JSC VTB Bank (Georgia), Head of Retail Banking Development Department 
2006-07 - Insurance Company Aldagi, Head of Sales Department, Head of Retail Sales Department and Director of Retail Sales Department
2004-06 - JSC Procredit Bank, Loans Expert, Analyst of Corporate Loans, Corporate Banker
2003-04 - Ira Ltd., Administrative Assistant of Department for Providing Service to Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Project

Born – 1982
In 2003 graduated from Department of Management and Microeconomics of Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Bachelor of Organising and Managing Foreign Economic Relations
2010 – Department of Business Management, Chester University Business School (MBA)



Irakli Dolidze

Chief Operating Officer, Member of Board

Works for VTB Bank since 2007 
08.15-up to the date - JSC VTB Bank (Georgia), Chief Operating Officer
04.09-08.15 - JSC VTB Bank (Georgia), Vice President 
2007-09 - JSC VTB Bank (Georgia), Head of HR Department 
2005-07 - Caucasus Academic Centre (CAC), lecturing on HR management issues 
2005-07 - National bank of Georgia, Deputy Head of HR Management Department  
2002-05 - National bank of Georgia, Deputy Head of HR Management and International relations Department 
2002 - National bank of Georgia, Chief Manager of HR Management Department 
2000-02 - National bank of Georgia, Specialist of HR Management Department  
1998-99 - Audit Company, Assistant to Expert

Born – 1977 
In 1998 graduated from Indianapolis University, major – Business Administration (Bachelor); in 2003 – Department of International Economic Relations of Georgian Technical University (Master)