- First Deputy President and First Deputy Chairman of Management Board at VTB, Tele2 BoD Chairman
Yuriy Solovyev was born in 1970 in Ulan Bator. In 1994 he graduated from the Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics, specializing in International Economics. He also holds an MBA from the London Business School.
In 1994–1996 he worked as Dealer and later as Senior Dealer at the Currency Trading Department of JSC Incombank.
In 1996 he joined the Bank Lehman Brothers as Analyst and then held the post of Executive Director at the Emerging Markets Department.
In 2002–2006 he worked as Director, Head of Global Markets in Russia & CIS at Deutsche Bank AG, London.
In 2006–2008 Yuriy Solovyev headed the Investment Business and held the post of the First Deputy Chairman of the Management Board at Deutsche Bank Russia.
In 2008–2011 − JSC VTB Bank, Senior Vice President; CJSC VTB Capital, Global CEO. Since May 2011, he has served as First Deputy President and First Deputy Chairman of the Management Board at JSC VTB Bank.