15 March 2011
A grand opening of Bank Vozrozhdenie branch in Voronezh took place in March 15, 2011. Alexey Gordeev, Governor of the Voronezh Region, Vyacheslav Artemov, Head of Leninsky district of Voronezh, Lyudmila Goncharova and Alexander Dolgopolov, Deputy Chairpersons of the Management Board of Bank Vozrozhdenie as well as Bank’s partners and clients attended the ceremony.
Speaking at the ceremony Alexey Gordiev has mentioned that Bank’s management declared its intention to open branch in Voronezh about year ago this year and completely met its obligations.
“The Bank’s trustworthiness is proved not only by international ratings but also by excellent track record in new Russia and during Soviet period. That time the Bank issued loans to whole Moscow Oblast’ and now it operates countrywide. Voronezh became the 21st region of Russia where the Bank operates”, — said the Governor.
He has also stressed that opening of new Bank Vozrozhdenie offices is important for the region since this will strengthen competition in the regional financial market. As a result population will have more options choosing the bank with the widest range of services, better rates and other competitive advantages. “For residents of Voronezh this also means new working places, new tax payer, new investments, loans and many other”, — the Head of region added.
“The Bank’s branch in Voronezh will make it possible to strengthen the Bank’s presence in the Central Federal District. Voronezh region is well-known to us; we already have several projects here — credit facilities and bank guarantees provided to local business. Now working with us will become more comfortable for our clients as we have modern office and built professional and experienced team”, — noted Lyudmila Goncharova, Deputy Chairwomen of the Management Board of Bank Vozrozhdenie.
“We are going to provide high-quality service to Voronezh clients given wide range of services and our serious experience in corporate banking business. The branch’s goal is to create a high-quality loan book with core clientele — not only SME’s but also large business offering wide range of services — from guarantees to trade finance.”, — said Natalia Popova, Head of branch in Voronezh. — “Creation of a high-quality retail portfolio is our priority as well. We have many interesting offers on lending to individuals and wide range of mortgage programs”, — she added.
Branch of Bank Vozrozhdenie in Voronezh will provide whole traditional banking services from settlement transactions for legal entities and individuals, payments, retail deposits and cash transactions to consumer loans, banking cards transactions and safety deposit boxes.