Sberbank: Lev Khasis

Sberbank: Lev Khasis

Published: August 5, 2013

Russian bank appoints new COO, first deputy chairman. 

The board of Sberbank, a Russian state-owned institution, has approved the nomination of Lev Khasis as first deputy chairman of the executive board and chief operating officer.

He will take office on September 1, pending confirmation by the Moscow territorial department of the Russian central bank.

Khasis comes from Walmart International where he has held a number of senior positions, including most recently president and CEO of new formats. He previously spent five years as CEO of X5 Retail Group, the leading retail company in Russia.