Gazprombank Appoints Aylin Suntay as New Head of Asset Management

      Gazprombank Appoints Aylin Suntay as New Head of Asset Management

  PR Newswire

  MOSCOW, March 26, 2013

MOSCOW, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Gazprombank, a leading Russian bank, announces that it has appointed Aylin
Suntay as Head of Gazprombank Asset Management. She will hold the position of
First Vice-President. She started with effect from 25 March 2013.

Before joining Gazprombank, Ms Suntay was Deputy Chief Investment Officer of
Equities at Pictet Asset Management in Switzerland with investment management
centres in Geneva, Zurich, London, Tokyo and Singapore. Prior to joining
Pictet, Aylin's positions included Head of European Equities at First State in
London; and Emerging Markets Fund Manager at Nicholas Applegate in San Diego
and London.

Commenting on the appointment, Deputy Chairman of Gazprombank, Alexey Matveev
said, "Gazprombank is delighted to be able to benefit from Aylin's twenty
years of top-class international investment management expertise. Her
experience as a senior investment manager across a wide range of products and
geographies will play a vital part in further strengthening our asset
management business."

About Gazprombank Gazprombank has successfully operated in the banking sector
since 1990. Founded by the world's largest gas producer and exporter,
Gazprom,to provide banking services for gas industry enterprises, Gazprombank
has since becomea leader in the banking sector, which key performance
indicators place the Bank among the top three banks of Russia.

Gazprombank, as a universal financial institution, delivers a wide range of
banking and investment services forover 45,000 corporate and about3 million

About Gazprombank Asset Management

One of the largest Russian asset management businesses, Gazprombank Asset
Management group offers a wide range of asset management services to
institutional, retailand private investors, both domestic and international.
It includes Gazprombank, Management Company `Gazprombank - Asset management`,
GPB-Asset Management S.A. (Luxembourg) and Omega Trust Umbrella Funds
(registered in Ireland).

For more information: Ms Aylin Suntay +7-495-428-4608 Gazprombank PR Department +7-495-428-49-08
+7-495-332-7781 Mr Stuart Leasor M:Communications +44-7703-537721
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