Vladimir Potapov, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board of Directors, VTB Capital Investment Management.
Since 2013 Vladimir Potapov is responsible for the strategic and operational development of VTB Capital Investment Management.
Vladimir joined VTB Capital Investment Management as the Global Head of Portfolio Management business in July 2010. His efforts have enabled VTB Capital Investment Management to rank among the top asset management businesses in Russia.
Before joining the firm, he worked for more than seven years at Troika Dialog as a partner and lead portfolio manager. There he participated in the active development of the asset management business, pushing it to become a leader on the Russian market. Under his management Troika Dialog’s mutual funds were ranked among the top funds in their categories.
Vladimir received his MBA with honors from the Chicago Booth School of Business. Prior to this, he graduated with honors from the Higher School of Economics in Moscow and the Peoples’ University of China in Beijing. He is a CFA charter holder and is FFMS 1.0, 5.0 certified.
Vladimir plays an important role in the development of the Russian financial market and business community. He is a Board Member of CFA Association (Russia), a member of Young Presidents’ Organization, the world’s premier peer network of chief executives and business leaders, a member of the Exchange Council of the Moscow Exchange, Chairman of the Collective Investments Market Committee of the Moscow Exchange, a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Institutional Investors, a member of the Board of Directors of the National League of Management Companies, a member of the Board of Directors of NAUFOR (National Association of Securities Market Participants) and a member of the Committee on Large Companies with State Ownership and Development Institutions at the Expert Council of the Federal Agency for the Management of State Property.
In a ranking by Kommersant and the Association of Managers “Top 1000 Russian Managers” Vladimir ranked first place among senior managers of financial asset management companies. Vladimir received a "Reputation 2015" award for the nomination "Contributing to the development of the industry of collective investments”. In 2014 Vladimir received the Financial Elite Russia award for his contribution to developing the Russian asset management market. In 2013 Vladimir was awarded the Higher School of Economics’ alumni award for his contribution to improving the “reputation and leading position of Russian business on the global market” under the corporate business category. In 2011 he received Spear’s Russia Wealth Management Award for his efforts in developing the industry for managing private capital. He received the financial award for best equity fund manager in 2008, and in 2006 ranked among the top-10 fund managers in Russia according to Finance magazine.