Chief Executive Officer
Ilya Chizhevsky was born in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) in 1978.
In 2000, obtained a degree at St. Petersburg Institute of Fine Mechanics and Optics (ITMO Technical University). During his academic studies he was an active member of the International Association of Students in Economic and Commercial Sciences (AIESEC). Started his career in St. Petersburg in the FMCG sector — at Kraft Foods.
In 2003, Mr. Chizhevsky switched over to working at the retail department of Citibank CJSC in Moscow where his responsibility was developing alternative sales channels and credit products. In 2006, moved to GE Capital, where working in Russia and abroad was promoted from the head of Moscow region to bank’s sales and distribution director. Was responsible for developing distribution and sales channels, alternative funding and attracting clients over the internet.In October 2012, moved to LLC Rusfinance Bank (Société Générale) to the position of the bank’s Deputy President. He was responsible for sales, products and marketing at the bank.
In June 2013, joined OTP Bank, where since August 2013 had held the post of the “Network” Division director. Was appointed as the Deputy Chairman of the Management Board at OTP Bank since June 9, 2014. The area of Ilya Chizhevsky’s responsibility included the classic network and alternative sales channels business. Besides this, he was responsible for VIP segment business, micro- and small business, development of corporate business, remote channels of clients attraction and service. Was appointed as the President of OTP Bank since November 26, 2015.