In 1993 Sergey Pchelintsev graduated from Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University) with a Master degree in Aerospace Engineering. In 1999 he received a Master degree in Economics from Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation in Moscow.
Mr Pchelintsev’s professional career started in May 1996 with ING Bank in Moscow. On leaving the bank in 2004, he reached the post of Deputy Head of Financial Markets Division. Same year he was offered the position of Director and Head of Treasury in Raiffeisen Bank in Moscow. In 2007 he moved to Standard Bank as the Managing Director of Global Markets Division and a Member of the Management Board. From 2008 to 2010 he held the post of Member of the Management Board and Director of Treasury and Financial Markets Group in Banca Intesa (formerly KMB Bank). In January 2011 he was appointed Head of Treasury in Russian Commercial Bank (Cyprus).
In September 2013 Sergey Pchelintsev joined East-West United Bank as Head of Global Markets.
In September 2015 he was appointed CEO / Managing Director of East-West United Bank.
Since December 2013 Martin Pcola is Authorised Manager and Chief Financial Officer at East-West United Bank. He is in charge of supervising Financial, Risk, Compliance, Operational, IT and administration functions of the Bank.
Martin Pcola’s professional experience has been earned through several senior financial and audit roles at top tier companies located in different European countries. From 2012 to December 2013 he occupied a senior financial role at EU headquarters of Amazon in Luxembourg, preceded by Senior Manager position, focused mainly on banking, re/insurance and securitization sectors, and in Audit assurance services of Deloitte S.A. in Luxembourg. Prior to this, during the period from 2002 to 2008, he held several audit and accounting positions at top advisory companies, such as Deloitte Czech Republic, Ernst and Young Slovakia and Accenture Czech Republic.
In 2002 Mr. Pcola graduated from Economic University of Bratislava with Master’s degree in International Business and is also FCCA fellow member and chartered qualified accountant in Association of chartered certified accountants in London.