Tzvetelina Borislavova – Chairman of Advisory Board
Tzvetelina Borislavova was appointed member of the Supervisory Board of BACB at the extraordinary general meeting of shareholders, held on July 5, 2011. She was appointed Chairman of the Supervisory Board the same month.
Tzvetelina Borislavova has been CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of CSIF AD, a major shareholder in BACB since 2005. CSIF AD is a private investment company, whose sharehoders today are Tzvetelina Borislavova and Credo Bonum Foundation she founded. CSIF AD invests in areas that are traditionally strong and with priority to Bulgaria, as well as in innovative environment protection technologies in energy industries and agriculture.
Tzvetelina Borislavova was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of CIBANK AD from 2001 to 2010. She held management positions in several leading Bulgarian companies, and was involved in the management of non-profit organizations.
Tzvetelina Borislavova holds a master degree in "International Economic Relations and Foreign Economic Activities" at Karl Marx Higher Institute of Economics, Sofia and master degree in Spanish Philology at Sofia University ‘St. Kliment Ohridski’.
Jason Cook was appointed member of the Supervisory Board of BACB at the extraordinary general meeting of shareholders held on July 5th, 2011.
Jason Cook has 18 years of investment, research and banking experience.
Since the beginning of 2011 he has been Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa global investment activities in London and member of the Investment Committee of Gramercy – London, a global emerging markets investment fund, established in 1998. Prior to re-joining Gramercy in 2011, he has worked in Sofia, Bulgaria with one of Gramercy’s portfolio companies, Prista Oil. During his 15 month tenure at Prista Oil, a regional lubricants company, he was Director of Strategic Development and Finance Director. From 2007 to 2009, Jason Cook worked for Arco Capital Management as a Executive Director and European Regional Head. At Arco Mr. Cook focused on private equity transactions on behalf of Arco. From 2002 to 2007, he was Managing Director and a Senior Research Analyst at Gramercy, where he specialized in distressed debt investments and private equity investments in Latin America and Eastern Europe. He successfully directed the exit of four telecom investments and also managed portfolio investments in distressed and performing emerging markets debt and equity.
Prior to his time at Gramercy, Mr. Cook spent three years as a Director with UBS as a sell-side analyst advising US and European institutional clients on emerging markets. He began his career as an Investment Analyst with OFFITBANK in 1996.
Mr. Cook received BA degrees in Political Economy and History, MBA degree in Finance from Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Additionally, Mr. Cook holds the Investment Management Certificate, and is a CFA Charterholder and is a Certified FMR.
Martin Ganev was appointed member of the Supervisory Board of the Bank at the extraordinary general meeting of shareholders held on July, 5th, 2011.
Mr Ganev was Executive Director of CSIF AD from 2007 to 2009. During this period he was also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Despred AD. In the period 1999 - 2007 Mr. Ganev was First General Director Deputy of Economy and Finance at Lukoil Bulgaria EOOD, and from 2000 to 2008 he was member of the Board of Directors of PIC Lukoil Bulgaria AD. In the period 2001 – 2002 he was member of the Board of Directors of Lukoil Neftochim Bourgas AD. From 1993 to 1999 Mr. Ganev worked as Corporate Finance Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Mr. Ganev holds master degree in Economics at Moscow International Relations State University and qualified ACCA by the standards of England and Wales.