MAIB is pleased to announce that it has established a technology board in order to support rapid technological development of the Bank for the benefit of its customers. The board will have advisory function and will assist the bank in the following:
- development and supervision of technology strategy and its alignment with the business strategy;
- support improvements in technology capabilities, organization structure and processes;
- support improvements in IT security;
- development and deployment of the target enterprise architecture;
- support in Innovation Management.
The Technology Board will represent a joint effort of external and internal members for best tailoring of the internal & external experience to bank’s ambitions and costumer needs. Thus, the Board will include members of MAIB executive board and external Vitalie Tataru and Amiran Sherozia.
Vitalie has extensive experience in the sector, acted as CIO/CTO/VP for financial institutions, among them Tinkoff Bank, BNP Paribas Personal Finance/Cetelem Bank, Binbank, Finstar a d Alfa Bank, MBA and MIT FintTech, built several digital banks.
Amiran is a seasoned professional in Finance and Technology fields, acted as a CIO/VP of TBC Bank, Bank of Georgia and HSBC Georgia. He has experience of managing portfolio of digital companies, including starting up digital platforms, doing acquisitions and restructuring. Amiran has been building multiple ecosystems and fintechs in recent years. He has MBA from INSEAD and various degrees in Technology and Finance.
Commenting on the appointment Vitalie Tataru said:
"Joining MAIB Technology Board, I'm honored, and at the same time challenged, to contribute to the complex, but exciting journey of MAIB to new, digital age.
Acting as a team, bringing on the table various knowledge, abilities, drive and innovations, we'll make the MAIB one of the most advanced financial institution in the country and region".
Amiran Sherozia commented:
"I am excited to be joining MAIB Technology Board that gives opportunity to work with brilliant team of professionals within the bank. I believe this board will serve as an important vehicle to foster drive for innovation and growth in new digital era, greatly contributing to the bank to achieve stellar results in coming years. I look forward to bringing my experience and knowledge in fintech field to help advancing MAIB technology capabilities to new heights".
MAIB is the largest bank in Moldova, accounting for roughly 30 per cent of the country’s banking assets and around 35 per cent of loans. The bank serves more than 20 per cent of Moldova’s population and is among the largest employers in the country. Since 2018, MAIB’s largest shareholder has been HEIM Partners Limited, a United Kingdom-registered company, representing a consortium of investors composed of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Invalda INVL (a leading asset management group in the Baltic states) and Horizon Capital (a private equity funds manager with a focus on emerging Europe).
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