As previously announced, to continue support the Bank’s Strategy and execution excellence - Rūta Ežerskienė was appointed to join the Management Board being responsible for the Retail business. Vladislavs Mironovs was appointed to focus on Strategy execution, Digital evolution and Business development, Valters Ābele to take CFO role and Slavomir Mizak to run merged IT and Operations organization.
On 27 January 2021 the changes have been approved by the Financial and Capital Market Commission.
Rūta Ežerskienė has a broad and deep understanding of private and SME client business with experience from both banking and insurance industry. Rūta most recently was Head of Baltic Retail for AON insurance company since 2018. Before that she held different management positions in SEB, both on Baltic level and in Lithuania, including Head of Sales Department and Business transformation (years 2017-2018) and CEO in SEB Life Insurance (years 2015-2017). Rūta Ežerskienė does not hold any shares in AS “Citadele banka”.
Having a background from external audit, supplemented by a long history with the bank and the shareholders, Valters Ābele, Member of the Management Board and CRO will take Chief Financial Officer role and continue focusing on the ECB onboarding. While the Bank is in process of selection of new Chief Risk Officer, Valters will temporarily continue CRO responsibilities. Valters Ābele does not hold any shares in AS “Citadele banka”.
Vladislavs Mironovs, Member of the Management Board will take Chief Strategy Officers role and further focus on strategy execution, digital evolution and business development. Vladislavs has been working in Citadele since 2015 and since December 2016 as Member of the Management Board and Chief Commercial Officer. Vladislavs Mironovs does not hold any shares in AS “Citadele banka”.
Chief Operations Officer role becomes part of merged IT and Operations organization run by Slavomir Mizak, Member of the Management Board and Chief Technology Officer. Slavomir has been working in Citadele since August 1, 2017. Slavomir Mizak does not hold any shares in AS “Citadele banka”.
About Citadele Bank
Citadele’s mission is to modernise the banking sector and offer more opportunities to clients and businesses throughout the Baltics.
Alongside classic banking services, Citadele offers its clients a range of services based on next-generation financial technology, including its modern app, contactless payments and instant payments, and finally, being the first in the Baltics to introduce opening an account with a selfie, payment rings and payments to mobile numbers.
Citadele is the second largest bank in Latvia by assets. The Citadele group is managed from Latvia. Its subsidiaries and branches operate in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.