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Sberbank wins three categories at Dealer of the Year 2016


Sberbank took first place in three categories of the Dealer of the Year 2016 awards, which was held by the Moscow Interbank Currency Association. The award ceremony took place in Moscow on April 27.

This year awards were won by:

  • Andrey Strunilin, STIR Desk Supervisor, Director, FX Trading and the STIR Desk – “Best Forwards & Options Desk 2016”
  • Igor Sidorenkov, Banknote Operations Desk Supervisor, Director, FX Trading and the Banknote Operations Desk – “Best Banknote Desk 2016”
  • Oleg Parfenov, Senior Sales, FI and Derivatives Sales to Local Financial Institutions – “Best Forwards & Options Dealer 2016”

Andrey Shemetov, Head of Sberbank CIB’s Global Markets Department, Vice President, commented: “Sberbank CIB’s GM trading specialists have received many different industry awards. These awards are the latest affirmation of our leading position on the market. I’m very pleased to note that we have won ‘Best Forwards & Options Desk’ for the third time in the past four years, and have been recognised as ‘Best Dealer’ for three years in a row. This is the first time that we have won ‘Best Banknote Desk’, which shows our leadership in this area. I congratulate my colleagues on these awards and wish them new victories!”

This year the annual Dealer of the Year Awards were held for the 15th time. The awards bring together Russia’s forex and money market professional business community. Over 300 representatives of banks, bourses, corporations, associations, regulatory bodies and members of the press attended this year’s award ceremony.

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Sberbank CIB1 is the corporate and investment banking business of Sberbank. Its key areas of activity are corporate finance (including trade finance), the documentary business2, investment banking services, trade operations with securities, and private equity. Sberbank’s corporate and investment banking business provides integrated financial solutions and investment advisory services to its clients, which include major corporations, financial institutions, sovereign states and federal and sub-federal government bodies and organisations.


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