Speakers

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  • EBINTEC 2022 Conference Speakers

    • Amit Malhotra - Commercial Bank of Dubai - General Manager, Personal Banking Group

      Amit Malhotra - Commercial Bank of Dubai - General Manager, Personal Banking Group

      Amit Malhotra joined Commercial Bank of Dubai in October 2017. Prior to joining CBD, Amit was the Senior Managing Director and Group Retail Banking Head at Al Hilal Bank in Abu Dhabi. Prior to moving to the UAE, he held senior retail and credit roles in Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore, Vietnam and India as well as similar roles in Citibank in Thailand and India. Amit holds a BCom (Hons) from Delhi University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from the Institute of Management Technology, India. Amit is a trained Six Sigma Master Black Belt and he was a founding member of www.makemytrip.com, India’s largest online travel company with market cap of over $1.2 billion.

    • Dinko Lucic - Privredna Banka Zagreb - President of the Management Board

      Dinko Lucic - Privredna Banka Zagreb - President of the Management Board

      Mr. Dinko Lucic joined Privredna Banka Zagreb d.d. (a bank member of Intesa Sanpaolo Group) in 2000 as an executive director, becoming its President of the Management Board in February of 2018. He temporarily left PBZ in 2007 to serve as the MB member for Retail in VUB, Slovakia. Upon completion of his two years tenure, he returned to PBZ as the MB member responsible for Retail. Under his leadership, the bank's financial performance has been outstanding, winning numerous domestic and international awards i.e. 2020 PBZ was presented with the ‘Euromoney Award for Excellence 2020’ in the Best Bank in Croatia category and declared the 'Bank of the Year 2020 in Croatia' by The Banker to name just a few. Also, for his extraordinary contribution in representing the bank, the prestigious award of CEO Today Magazine Europe Awards in Croatia was bestowed on him for two years in a row – 2019 and 2020. Mr. Lucic received his Master’s degree from the Faculty of Economics & Business, University of Zagreb, and is currently attending a Doctoral Study in International Relations at the Libertas International University.

    • Jitka Haubova - Komercni Banka - Member of the Board of Directors

      Jitka Haubova - Komercni Banka - Member of the Board of Directors

      Jitka Haubova is a member of the Board of Directors of Komercni banka responsible for the bank’s daily operations, its premises, legal, regulatory projects, payments innovations and clients authentication. Komercni banka is the parent company of KB Group (the “Group”) and a member of the Societe Generale Group, ranks among the leading banking institutions in the Czech Republic and in Central and Eastern Europe and is a universal bank providing a wide range of services in retail, corporate and investment banking, accessible through KB’s branch network, its direct banking channels, and the subsidiaries’ own sales network. I joined Komercni banka 14 years ago firstly working for GTB and corporate and municipal banking (which I have been managing for the last four years). At the beginning of my professional career I was the manager of the government agency providing support to Czech exports as well as for several years co-owning a family restaurant. I am a certified international auditor for processes and structural funds. In April 2020, she became the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Komercni banka Jistota Foundation, which contributes to improving the quality of life of people with various disabilities and newly dedicate 30% of its contributions to support projects that are part of a new pillar of support called ´Sustainable Future´. She was ranked amongst TOP 25 women in the Czech Republic by Economia and amongst the most influential women in the Czech Republic by Forbes, 2020, 2021 and also finalist of “Manager of the year 2005”, Czech managerial association.

    • Kartik Taneja - Mashreq Bank - Executive Vice President, Head of Payments

      Kartik Taneja - Mashreq Bank - Executive Vice President, Head of Payments

      Kartik has led large and complex businesses in the payments and lending space. He currently leads the payments business at Mashreq Bank – where he and his team are at the heart of a digital transformation in this business. His previous assignment was to lead the global product function for credit cards and personal loans at Standard Chartered. In this role, he drove strategy and multi-market product engineering and business initiatives across 24 Asian and African markets. Prior to this, Kartik led the regional cards and loans business at Standard Chartered for the ASEAN region and has held GM roles in multiple Asian markets. Kartik credits his success to his exposure to multiple verticals besides P&L Management- such as Analytics, Risk Management, Marketing and Sales. He is passionate about combining data, technology and customer insight to experimentation leading to creative and profitable new products and services. Kartik holds an MBA from the Faculty of Management Studies at the University of Delhi, A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Delhi Technological University. He also has completed management programs from Harvard and Oxford. Kartik believes in pursuing truth, beauty and adventure.

    • Margus Simson - Komercni Banka - Chief Digital Officer, Member of the Board

      Margus Simson - Komercni Banka - Chief Digital Officer, Member of the Board

      Studied in Tallinn University of Technology in Estonia in the field of economics. From 2000 to 2006, he worked as the director of the web environment department at SEB Bank. From 2006 to 2009, he served as Director of Electronic Channels at Swedbank. From 2009 to 2013, he held various positions in the field of information technology within Eesti Energia, which is the largest producer and supplier of energy in Estonia. From 2009 to 2017, he worked as an expert in digital strategy and CEO at Ziraff, consultancy company with the widest experience in digital services in Estonia. From 2017 to 2019, he held the position of CDO at Luminor Bank. Since January 2019, he was elected by the Supervisory Board as a member of the Board of Directors of Komerční Banka, Chief Digital Officer with responsibility for managing the technology areas and digitalization in the bank.

    • Peter Vickery - First Abu Dhabi Bank - EVP and Head of Distribution and Sales

      Peter Vickery - First Abu Dhabi Bank - EVP and Head of Distribution and Sales

      Accomplished senior executive with experience driving business across new, established and developing markets, in financial services and operations, living and working across UK, South Africa, USA, Botswana and UAE. Accomplished banker offering a strong reputation for delivering ground-breaking business results, large-scale ventures, and talented teams focused on surpassing objectives within competitive platforms. Enjoyed a unique mix of professional and academic successes including attainment of billion-dollar targets as well completion of executive programmes at Cambridge University and Harvard Business School. Barclays UK’s youngest Director at 26, managing 4,000 people and 400 branches. Currently Head of Distribution and Sales, leading and managing all channels, branches, telephony, retention, mortgages and ATMs, as well as Islamic and Emirati banking within the Middle East’s largest bank.

    • Radu Topliceanu - BRD - Groupe Societe Generale - Deputy CEO and Head of Retail Banking

      Radu Topliceanu - BRD - Groupe Societe Generale - Deputy CEO and Head of Retail Banking

      Radu Topliceanu is a Retail Banking leader with extensive knowledge of strategy, segments and products management, digital transformation and digital and physical channels management. Currently he is Deputy CEO and Head of Retail Banking in Romania’s 3rd largest bank, leading the transformation into a to customer first, omnichannel bank, using technology to empower human interactions and to answer evolving customers’ expectations.Throughout his career he worked in Executive Management positions in regional and global banking groups, across various emerging and advanced markets in Europe and Asia. Prior to current role Radu worked in Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore and in Sberbank Europe in Vienna. Earlier in his career Radu spearheaded Raiffeisen Bank Romania transformation from product led into customer centric organization and pioneered digitalization in Romanian market, building award winning call center, internet and mobile banking solutions and leading client adoption of digital.

    • Tamas Fodor - Sberbank Hungary - Member of the Board, Retail Banking

      Tamas Fodor - Sberbank Hungary - Member of the Board, Retail Banking

      Tamas Fodor is a member of the Board of Directors of Sberbank Hungary since August 2014, responsible for Retail Banking. He joined Sberbank in 2013, and his name is associated with Sberbank Europe’s most successful regional retail sales project, Sales Force Effectiveness. The experienced banking specialist worked for GE Consumer Finance for 15 years in various senior leader positions in Hungary and in Australia. He studied at the Budapest University of Economics (Corvinus) and he is the father of two children.

    • Berrak Yenal - Intertech (a Subsidiary of DenizBank) - IT Executive Vice President

      Berrak Yenal - Intertech (a Subsidiary of DenizBank) - IT Executive Vice President

      Berrak Yenal is an IT Executive Vice President and Agile Leader at Intertech a subsidiary of Denizbank -Emirates NBD group in Turkey. Responsible for Retail Banking, SME, Agricultural and Commercial Loans and Credit Risk software development at Intertech, which has 54 financial corporate customers including 35 banks in 11 different countries around the world. Works towards the goal of building a strong team spirit and collaboration with an Agile mindset. Skilled in delivering successful products and services by focusing efforts on creating business value and rewarding innovation. Drives the transformation of the organization, utilize new technologies and adopts practices such as Agile, Product Management, and DevSecOps. She has over 20 years of systems development and implementation experience in banking and finance industry, and has worked at MSM- Iktisat bank - group, Denizbank and Intertech. Mrs.Yenal graduated from the University of Istanbul in Turkey with a Bachelor of Computer Science Engineering, in addition, obtained Executive Leadership certificate from Oxford University.

    • Erik Roka - Raiffeisen Bank Kosovo - Head of Mass, Premium and Network Department

      Erik Roka - Raiffeisen Bank Kosovo - Head of Mass, Premium and Network Department

      Erik Roka is the Head of Mass, Premium and Network Department at Raiffeisen Bank Kosovo, part of the Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI). After starting his career in Central Bank of Kosovo back in 2005, he has been engaged in various roles at Raiffeisen for nearly 15 years. From 2015, Erik is also a Supervisory Board member at Raiffeisen Broker Insurance in Kosovo. Erik's banking career is recognized for his leading role in the development and transformation of Private Individuals and Premium banking in Kosovo. In recent years Erik was in charge of the initiative to transform the branch network by making it the fine blend of a classic, cashless, and digital banking known for its superior customer experience. Erik is extremely proud to be an important member of a passionate team of bankers that embrace the Bank's Strategy of being a pillar in the community for over 15 years in Kosovo.

    • Erkan Dervis - Fibabanka - Director of Digital Channels

      Erkan Dervis - Fibabanka - Director of Digital Channels

      Erkan is the Director of Digital Channels in Fibabanka. Responsible for Internet and Mobile Banking Department, Call Center Platforms Department and CRM Technologies Department. Skilled at leading Digital Transformation of banking digital channels, Platform Banking, SuperApp, Open Banking, Payment Systems, and IT Transformation. In addition to more than 20 years of programming experience, he worked as software engineer, software architect and middle-high management positions in his 15 years of professional business life. Before Fibabanka, worked at Ziraat Bank, Turkey Is Bank / Softtech, Meteksan and Dogan Holding companies. Took key roles in major software development, IT transformation projects and business process improvements. Graduate from the Eastern Mediterranean University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, in addition, holds a MBA Degree from Bilgi University.

    • Ivan Ivanov - Bulgarian-American Credit Bank - Director, Retail Banking

      Ivan Ivanov - Bulgarian-American Credit Bank - Director, Retail Banking

      Ivan Ivanov is Director Retail Banking at Bulgarian-American Credit Bank (BACB). He has 16 years of banking experience in the fields of Retail banking, lending, sales, process management, management of branch network and HR. Before joining the team of BACB in December 2018, he was taking the position Head of Retail banking in Allianz Bank Bulgaria. Recently he is responsible for business development, sales to retail and micro-enterprise customers, product development, innovations, branch network management, development of sales channels. He is member of the Credit Committee, the Committee for New and Active Products and the Committee for Social activities of the Bank. Ivan has Bachelor degree in Finance and Masters degree in International Economics. He also has Executive MBA from Cotrugli Business School /Zagreb/.

    • Mamoun Alhomssey - Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank - Chief Information Officer

      Mamoun Alhomssey - Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank - Chief Information Officer

      Mamoun Alhomssey is the Chief Information Officer at Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank. Mamoun provides leadership for ADIB for continued development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment throughout the Group. With more than 20 years, experience developing and executing IT strategies in alignment with corporate objectives. Successful in global banking environments during all cycles of business, including high growth, downturns and acquisition integration. Mamoun spent 25 years in Information technology roles in banking industry within local and international banks.

    • Dr. Okan Acar - Kuveyt Turk Participation Bank - Digital Banking Group Manager

      Dr. Okan Acar - Kuveyt Turk Participation Bank - Digital Banking Group Manager

      Okan has 21 years of banking experience in several departments including Credit Analysis, Product Development, Retail Marketing, SME Marketing, Digital Marketing, Digital Transformation and Private Banking. He also taught undergraduate courses at private universities for 3 semesters. He has a PhD in Finance at Istanbul University. In addition, he has an advanced CMB license, credit and corporate rating licenses and a BES certificate. Since October-2020, he has been working in the digital banking group of Kuveyt Turk.

    • Ozgur Bilgin - Aktif Bank - Payment Systems Development Director

      Ozgur Bilgin - Aktif Bank - Payment Systems Development Director

      Ozgur holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Middle East Technical University and a master's degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Istanbul University. Ozgur has 23 years of information technology experience, especially in payment systems. He has worked at various financial institutions and technology companies since 1998. The institutions he worked for are Esbank, Ak Odeme Sistemleri, Verifone, Akbank and Turkish Economy Bank, respectively. Since August 1, 2019, he has been working as the head of department in Card Payment and Transition Systems Application Development Department at Aktif Investment Bank.

    • Serkan Fergan - Turkish Economy Bank - Digital Banking Group Director

      Serkan Fergan - Turkish Economy Bank - Digital Banking Group Director

      Serkan graduated from Kadıkoy Anadolu High School in 1988 and continued his studies at Yildiz Technical University Computer Sciences Engineering Dept. and ITU Control and Computer Engineering Masters program. After two long term traineeships in Italy and Canada, he started his career at Pamukbank Information Systems Group. He continued this position until 2000 when he joined Disbank, Fortis. He worked as Head of Application Development Department of the Bank until 2011. After a short start-up experience, he consecutively worked at Verifone, ICBC and Turk Telekom. Following his experience in information systems, he joined TEB Retail and Private Banking Group and took over business responsibilities as Digital Banking Group Director since 2018. In his current position, he’s aiming to improve CEPTETEB digital banking platform and acquire new digital customers to the bank. His responsibilities also encompass Bank’s alignment efforts with open banking initiatives, platform banking and BaaS activities as well as fintech collaboration.

    • Tomas Reytt - mBank - Director of Sales & Distributional Channels CZ/SK

      Tomas Reytt - mBank - Director of Sales & Distributional Channels CZ/SK

      Tomas Reytt is Director of Sales & Distributional Channels in mBank CZ/SK responsible for development of all channels including both digital and physical and introducing new initiatives & projects to provide innovation and disruptive solutions to the market and create seamless experience in digital channels. Tomas has more than 19 years experiences in strategy and transformation, product and segment business in Retail and MSE, pricing and life-cycle management, process management (Lean, Sigma and Kaizen) and business development in the financial industry. Prior to joining mBank he has worked more than 4 years for PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) as Manager in Financial Services Management Consulting practice and for Ceska Sporitelna (TOP 3 Czech bank, part of Erste Group) where he was responsible more than 11 years for management of product and segment business in Retail and MSE, process management and optimization through Lean Six Sigma and Kaizen, bank‘s performance improvements, product, segment & sales channel strategy. Tomas holds Master’s degree with double major – MBA at The Nottingham Trent University and Prague Schools of Economics, is 6 Sigma – Green & Black Belt.

    • Zoltan Danko - OTP Bank - Head of Distributed Systems Software Engineer Team

      Zoltan Danko - OTP Bank - Head of Distributed Systems Software Engineer Team

      Hands-on experience in digital transformation in corporate environment. Expertise in cultural transformation which requires an attitude of growth mindset and collaboration skills.