Top Management

Annett Viehweg

Chairwoman of the Board, Deutsche Bank Ltd. Russia


Annett Viehweg has been working with Deutsche Bank for more than 20 years, and her most recent position was Head of Global Network Banking for Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, where she was responsible for managing the teams and Deutsche Bank’s business with multi-national corporates in nine countries. Viehweg has devoted more than 15 years of her career to Deutsche Bank in Russia. She held several positions related to coverage of international companies in Russia and Russian corporate clients.

Annett Viehweg graduated as Economist from Plekhanov Russian University of Economics.

Ralph Fiermann

Chief Operating Officer, Deutsche Bank in Russia


Ralph Fiermann is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Deutsche Bank in Russia. As Country COO he oversees the local infrastructure functions and coordinates the local franchise operations across business divisions, infrastructure functions and legal entities.

Ralph Fiermann has been working for Deutsche Bank for more than 15 years in various functions including Platform Director Regional Management EMEA, Program Manager for country footprint rationalization, Member of the Board of Directors of DB Consorzio, Italy and Deputy Head of Strategic Controlling. He graduated in Business Administration from the University of Nuremberg and the University of Bath.

Andrew Chulack

Managing Director


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.

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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