OREANDA-NEWS. June 07, 2013. Sberbank CIB announces the appointment of Nikolai Medvedev as Senior Equity Sales, Managing Director, to the Equity Sales Subdivision, Equity Division of its Global Markets Department. Nikolai will begin working at the company’s Moscow office and will relocate to the company’s London office in due course.

Nikolai Medvedev joins Sberbank CIB from VTB Capital in Moscow, where he held the position of Head of International Research Sales, Managing Director. Prior to this, from 2007 to 2008, he worked at UBS in Moscow as Head of International Equity Sales. Before relocating to the Moscow office of UBS, he worked at UBS in New York. He started his career in 1996 as an Equity Sales at Brunswick in New York.

Timur Nasardinov, Head of Equity Division, Managing Director at Sberbank CIB, commented on the hire: “Bringing Nikolai Medvedev on board, who will be joining the team as Senior Equity Sales, Managing Director, is another step towards strengthening our position in client operations on global markets and also our product offering. Right now we see excellent opportunities to enhance our team and we believe that Nikolai’s experience will be a great benefit to the Equity Sales team.”

This appointment is the latest in a number of senior hires at Sberbank CIB. Recent hires include Albert Sagiryan as Head of FICC Structured Products Sales, FI and Derivative Products Sales Subdivision, FICC Division, Global Markets Department, Managing Director, Peter Urbanczyk as Head of FICC Sales Americas, Sberbank CIB USA, Inc. and Managing Director, International FICC Sales Subdivision, Global Markets, Steven Weller as Head of FX Trading, Managing Director, Bill Beller as Head of Options Trading Desk, Managing Director and Robert Hagon as Co-Head of Equity Sales Trading, Managing Director, Sberbank CIB (UK) Limited.