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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Commersant Daily, Aug. 15

Newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs Vladimir] Potanin is unknown to the wider public and so he is in need of an introduction. ...


It is hard to imagine such a publicity-shy figure as Potanin. He avoids all contact with journalists (in three years he has held one press conference in Russia and a second in Switzerland).


In any case, Uneximbank, which he has directed since the day of its formation, has taken off startlingly fast. As other banks collapsed, Uneximbank over three years has climbed to Top Five status in all major rating lists.