Bank Management

Yuri Dmitriyevich Yakovlev

The chairman of the Management Board

Chairman of the Management Board of the VTB (Azerbaijan) since July 2014. Before joining VTB (Azerbaijan), Yuri Yakovlev had been Chief Executive Officer of JSC VTB a Bank New Delhi Branch (India). 

Yuri D. Yakovlev was born in 1957. He graduated from Diplomatic Academy of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. He has also graduated Moscow Institute of Sport and Culture.

Yuri D.Yakovlev holds a Ph.D. Economics Academic Qualification in International Trade and Finance.

Mr. Yakovlev began his professional career in 1978 in Sport and Culture Committee. He held various positions, including management position in the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation. Mr. Yakovlev has contributed to the selection and implementation of several large international investment projects in South Asia.

Mr. Yakovlev`s experience in banking sector began as the Head of International Banking Operations in Bank Russian Investment Alliance (RIA Bank) in 2003-2005.  

He joined VTB Group in 2006 as representative of JSC VTB Bank in India. 


Vadim I.  Zinovyev

Member of the Management Board

In 2007 graduated from the Saint Petersburg State University of Engineering and Economics, specialization – “Finance and Credit”, a graduate of the Presidential Management Training Program of 2014.

From 2005 to 2008 worked at the Northwest office of BANK URALSIB, where he started as a specialist and worked his way up to Head of Credit Risk Assessment Division.

In 2008-2013 had held senior positions in “PromServicBank”, in Bank URALSIB.

Since January 2013 has been working at the VTB Group, when he headed the office on monitoring of credit transactions at Bank of Moscow (corporate clients, small and medium-sized business).

Since 02 June, 2016 is a member of Board of Bank VTB (Azerbaijan). Responsible for risk management and work with bad debts.

Born in 1984.

Igor A. Okayev

Igor A. Okayev

Member of the Management Board

He was appointed as a member of Management Board of VTB Bank (Azerbaijan) OJSC in 2016.

Previously held positions: 
Between 2003 till 2005 held different positions at “Accessbank», «TBC credit».
Since 2006, has held various positions at “Unibank” in the fields of corporate lending.
Since 2007, has worked at “Unibank” taking positions of the head of SME Lending Department.
Since 2010, has worked at «Unibank» as the head of Corporate Banking Division.
Since 2013, headed the Corporate Client Department and also was the chairman of the Credit Committee.
Since 2015, a member of the Unibank’s Executive Committee.

Was born in 1981.