First Deputy CEO for Business Development and Sales, VTB, Russia
Oleg Merkulov holds a degree in Industrial Economics from the Plekhanov Institute of National Economy in Moscow and an MBA from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia.
At VTB Insurance, Oleg heads retail and corporate business development, as well as our regional network.
He began his career in finance working in the banking sector. During that time, he was responsible for regional corporate business at one of the country’s largest retail banks and for the development of cross-sector business at VTB Bank. Later on, Oleg implemented best banking practices in the insurance market, where he led major insurance companies both in life and general insurance. In 2008, he ranked among the top 10 insurance managers within Russia’s Top 1000 Professional Managers.