Vladimir Kalinov has been Vice President of Retail at Raiffeisen Bank since 2011. He has been working for the Raiffeisen Group for 26 years, of which he spent 16 years in Romania. He began his career in 1995 at Raiffeisen Bank Bulgaria as a risk and compliance officer, and in 2001 he was appointed Director of Network Credit Management at Raiffeisen Bank International in Vienna. He came to Romania in 2005 and became Vice President of Retail at Raiffeisen Bank. Vladimir speaks five languages: Bulgarian, Romanian, English, German and Russian. He is married and has two daughters.
As board member of United Way, Vladimir Kalinov wants to contribute to a society with equal opportunities for all who are part of it. He believes that without access to education and health, without being socially and professionally integrated, the evolution of members will not reach its maximum potential. For these reasons, he is dedicated to the causes that lead to prosperous communities. His experience in the banking and corporate environment will help to develop a high-performance system to encourage individual and corporate donations and volunteering.
“I like people who can build for the long run, who are not afraid of any obstacles and find the best solutions. Together we can make the place where we are a better and more harmonious space.”
Between 2020 and 2022 Vladimir served as President of the Board of United Way România.
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