Ruben Aganbegyan has been appointed Advisor to CEO of VEB Capital, Vnesheconombank’s investment company. In his new role, he will be responsible for designing an effective procedure for working with financial market participants and developing new investment products. “VEB needs to improve the communication with investors and to expand the range of products the Group offers to its partners. I have known Ruben Aganbegyan for quite a while and I highly appreciate his professional expertise and outstanding experience. I am sure he will help us raise the quality of our investment business,” said Nikolay Tsekhomskiy, Vnesheconombank’s First Deputy Chairman.
Ruben Aganbegyan took a degree from the Moscow State Law Academy in 1995. He started his career at PriceWaterhouse (an international accounting firm) in 1992 working as a Manger Assistant. In 1995, he joined law firm Clifford Chance, where he worked as a Senior Associate until 1997. From 1997 to 1998, he was Vice-President for Legal Affairs at Credit Suisse Financial Products (Moscow). In 1998, he became Vice-President for Customer Services and Director (co-head) of the Moscow Branch of Credit Suisse First Boston. From 2002 to 2003, he was CEO for Project Financing and Head of Investment Banking at Troika Dialog. From 2007 to 2009, he worked for Renaissance Capital Group in a variety of roles: CEO of Russia at Renaissance Capital Investment Company, Chairman of the Board at Renaissance Investment Management and President of Renaissance Capital Investment Company. From 2010 to 2012, he was Head of the Moscow Exchange.
From 2012 to 2017, he worked for Otkritie Group. In 2017, he became a member of the Board of Directors at Otkritie Holding and President of Otkritie Financial Corporation.