Top Management

Pavel Teplukhin

Chief Country Officer, Deutsche Bank Russia.


Pavel joined Deutsche Bank on October 1, 2012. Pavel was among the co-founders of Troika Dialog in 1991; from 1996 till 2010 he headed Troika Dialog Management Company, primarily in the position of the President, and later as Chairman of the Board.

Pavel Teplukhin has played a key role in creating the securities market and collective investment industry in Russia, as well as the private banking industry. He is a mastermind and co-author of the Russian pension system reform. He took part in launching the first Russian-focused U.S. mutual fund in 1996, established the first stock Unit Investment Fund (UIF) in Russian in 1997, the first market real property UIF, the first life insurance UIF, and he managed 4 of the 5 major pension funds.Pavel is Chairman of the Strategy Committee of the Board of Directors in Rusnano and Member of the Board at International Trade Center.

Pavel graduated from the London School of Economics and Moscow State University.

Joerg Bongartz

Chairman of the Board Deutsche Bank Ltd.


Joerg Bongartz is the Chairman of the Board of Deutsche Bank Russia and Head of Global Transaction Banking Russia, in which capacity he manages the bank’s Trade Finance and Cash Management, Custody and other Trust and Securities Services businesses.

Being with Deutsche Bank since 1982, he was Head of Relationship Management for Financial Institutions in Central and Southeast Europe, CIS states and Turkey until May 2006. In that role, he was responsible for the co-ordination and cross selling of all products as well as risk management issues for large commercial banks and central banks in the region. He was also Head of Cash Management Sales Financial Institutions CEE/CIS covering USD and EUR cash products for all FI clients in the region. Prior to that he was a member of Deutsche Bank's Project and Export Finance Team / Oil & Gas industries and managed the bank's offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg for several years.

Joerg Bongartz holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Hagen.

Batubay Ozkan

Head of Global Markets of Deutsche Bank for Russia and CIS


Batubay is responsible for all Global Markets activities across debt, equity, trading, structuring as well as debt capital markets and sales in Russia and CIS.

Batubay joined Deutsche Bank in 2006 from Trust Investment Bank in Moscow where he headed Structured Products Division for four years. During his time at Trust, he built and managed a structured products team, which was well recognized in the market as a pioneer among Russian Banks. During his last 18 months at Trust, Batubay also ran Trust's equity sales and trading business.

Prior to Trust, he spent 3 years at Goldman Sachs in New York first in Equity Capital Markets Group focusing on Convertibles and Equity Derivatives (1997 - 1999), and later in Convertible Arbitrage Desk as a propriety trader (2001-2002).

At Deutsche Bank Russia, Batubay Ozkan previously worked as the head of global markets debt trading (2008-2009), the head of global markets corporate coverage (2007-2008), and the head of equity derivatives and flow fixed income (2006 - 2007). He is credited with rebuilding Deutsche Bank's top rated debt trading business for Russia and CIS in March 2008, delivering strong financial performance, and recapturing local and international market share, during the deepest global financial crisis in decades. Prior to his role as Head of global markets debt trading, Batubay was instrumental in launching Deutsche Bank's leading equity and corporate derivatives coverage teams for the region

Batubay holds a BA degree in economics from Hamilton College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Andrew Chulack

Co-Head of Investment Banking Coverage & Advisory, Russia and CIS

  Andrew Chulack is responsible for the work with Russian and western corporations. He was appointed a Co-head of Investment Banking Coverage & Advisory in Russia in May 2007. Previously, in 2006, Andrew joined Deutsche Bank AG team in London, where he became a Head of M&A on emerging markets. Among the deals accomplished are purchase of Heineken by PIT, consulting for Sun Interbrew, Bank Aval`s sale in Ukraine to Raiffeisen International, sale of Ukrsozbank to Banca Intesa, consulting for NBG in the process of purchasing Indexbank, purchasing of Czech Telekom by Telefonica company, sale of ElcoBrandt Fagor, privatization Bezeq, sale of JRH CSL, consulting for RAO UES on restructuring questions, consulting for Banca Intesa in the process of purchasing Ukrsibbank, sale of Prestige Bank to Erste, consulting for an acquirer in the process of purchasing a Marine Transport Bank, purchasing of DTV by STS Media, sale of 50% share in Ekibastuzskoye coal field (Rusal) to Samruk Holding, acquisition of Wasa by Barilla, sale of TenneT to the government of the Netherlands.

Before coming to Deutsche Bank Andrew Chulack was a member of Merrill Lynch team, being a managing director of M&A group (emerging markets). He was responsible for the mergers and acquisition deals in USA and Western Europe, and later in Central and Eastern Europe.

Andrew holds a Master`s degree from Moscow Physics and Technology Institute, and an MBA from University of Southern California.

Daniel Jacobowitz

Co-Head of Investment Banking Coverage & Advisory, Russia and CIS


Daniel Jacobowitz, Managing Director, is responsible for Deutsche Bank's Russia & CIS investment banking business.  He was appointed in 2011 as Co-Head of Investment Banking Coverage & Advisory, Russia and CIS. Daniel joined Deutsche Bank AG London Branch as a Vice President, Financial Institutions Group, in 2002. In 2006 he was appointed Head of Russian & CIS Financial Institutions corporate finance practice.  Daniel was promoted to Managing Director in 2007. Since 2009 Daniel has co-led Deutsche Bank's Central and Eastern European Financial Institutions corporate finance practice in addition to his Russia & CIS responsibilities. Daniel was named Deputy Head of Global Banking, Russia & CIS in 2010.

Advisory experience includes Sberbank acquisition of Denizbank, Sberbank acquisition of Troika Dialog, Sberbank acquisition of BPS-Bank, VTB SPO, VTB IPO, VTB acquisition of Promstroibank St. Petersburg, VTB acquisition of Bank Mriya (Ukraine), VTB sale of 5% EADS to VEB, Nomos Bank IPO, Rosbank sale to Societe Generale, Bank St. Petersburg IPO, Halyk Bank (Kazakhstan) IPO, Gazprom on the acquisition of a 10.7% interest in Gazprom by the Russian Government, Gazprom on the acquisition of Sibneft, Deutsche Bank on the acquisition of United Financial Group, BRE-Bank (Poland) capital increase, PKO BP (Poland) rights issue, PZU (Poland) IPO.

Before joining Deutsche Bank, Daniel worked at Prudential Securities, Inc., New York, as a Financial Analyst from 1993, then moved to Dialog Bank in Moscow as Assistant Treasurer. In 1998 he joined Goldman Sachs International as an Associate in Financial Institutions, Debt Capital Markets, London. In 2000 Daniel joined  Morgan Stanley International, as an Associate in its Financial Institutions Group, Investment Banking Division, London.

Daniel holds BA cum laude degree in Economics and Slavic Languages & Literatures (double major) from Harvard College, and MBA from Harvard Business School.

Raj Tanna

Chief Operating Officer, Deutsche Bank Russia


Raj, COO and Regional Executive Committee member, is responsible for operational control and further strategic development as well as corporate governance, strategy, market positioning and performance management of Deutsche Bank in Russia. In addition, he oversees all infrastructure and control functions such as Group Audit, Compliance & Legal, Finance, GTO and Tax, Communications and HR, CRES, CSBC.

Raj joined from Dresdner Kleinwort where he worked during the last 11 years in the Global Equities business and Strategy & Business Development in London, working with the Executive Committee. Most recently, he was based in DKIB in Moscow as Advisor to help stabilize and develop the Russian franchise. Prior to DKIB, Raj worked at Lehman Brothers in London and Tokyo.

Raj holds a BA degree in economics from Manchester and an MBA from Cranfield Business School in the UK.

Ekaterina Sannikova

Head of Deutsche Bank Russia Technology Center


Ekaterina Sannikova is the head of Deutsche Bank Russia Technology Center. The Center develops software applications for the Investment Banking divisions all over the world, including the Russian franchise. The key focus of the Center is on technology solutions for electronic trading, algorithmic trading, client and market connectivity, pricing, Risk and P&L, trade execution and order management.

Ekaterina has been with Deutsche Bank for ten years. She has held IT management positions in Rates IT and GF&FX IT, and also ran a major Transformation Program. Having joined the team in the early stages, Ekaterina has made a tremendous contribution to the foundation, development and specialisation of the Center, which is now a key part of the Deutsche Bank Global Technology organisation.

Prior to joining the Bank, Ekaterina held various positions in Credit Suisse (London), BSKYB (London) and Sun Microsystems (Moscow).

Ekaterina holds an MA degree in Applied Mathematics and System Programming from Moscow State University (1999).

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