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Problem assets in NBU will be managed by former senior manager of Zhevago’s bank

Oleg Daleko worked at Kristalbank and Zhevago's Finance and Credit Bank. Photo: bank.gov.ua

Oleg Daleko worked at Kristalbank and Zhevago's Finance and Credit Bank. Photo: bank.gov.ua

According to the results of an open competition, the Problem Assets Management Office in the National Bank was headed by the financier Oleh Daleko. This structure is a part of the financial, administrative and operational block under the leadership of the First Deputy Governor of the NBU Kateryna Rozhkova, the press service of the National Bank reported.

Who is Oleh Daleko

Oleh Daleko has been working in the banking sector of Ukraine for over 10 years. Prior to his appointment to the NBU, Daleko held the position of Deputy Chairperson of the Kristalbank's Board for six years (the bank owned by the Grebinskyi family and Maryna Lening). Prior to that, from 2010 to 2015, he held executive positions at Finance and Credit Bank owned businessman Kostyantyn Zhevago.

In addition, from 1998 to 2010, Daleko worked in the Main Department of Justice in the Poltava region.


In 2001, Daleko graduated from the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University of Ukraine in Kharkiv with a degree in Jurisprudence.

Daleko’s powers at the NBU

The responsibilities of the new Head of the Problem Assets Management Office include:

  • working with the Deposit Guarantee Fund to recover debts on refinancing loans at the expense of the mortgaged property of bankrupt banks;
  • organizing and controlling the recovery of mortgaged property;
  • organizing and supporting the sale of the NBU's own and mortgaged property;
  • controlling the work of the liquidators of banks that had gone bankrupt before the Deposit Guarantee Fund was established.

Context. On June 30, the NBU was shaken by a personnel scandal. The entire leadership of the Licensing Department announced that they are leaving the National Bank, since, in their opinion, the NBU Governor, Kyrylo Shevchenko, is harshly centralizing the management of the regulator. However, the employees later agreed that they would leave their positions only in the beginning of autumn. At the same time, following the Licensing Department, several more high-ranking officials, including the Director of the Financial Stability Department, expressed their desire to leave the NBU.

Meanwhile, on July 11, the penultimate of the senior managers of the times of Hontareva and Smolii left the NBU. Dmytro Solohub left the post of Deputy Governor of the NBU and moved to work at the International Monetary Fund.


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