Vlastimil NIGRIN (*1964) He graduated from the University of Economics (VŠE) in Prague, majoring in economic statistic. He also graduated from the Graduate School of Banking in Louisiana, USA and attended a number of management courses. In 2002-2004, he held the position of Chief Operating Officer and was a board member at eBanka. He acquired professional experience as a Senior Project Manager in Home Credit Finance Bank in Moscow where he contributed to the development of a new business model. Prior to joining Hypoteční banka, he worked as the External Sales Director in Česká spořitelna. Since June 2008, he manages the teams in Hypoteční banka as the Deputy CEO for business operations. He was appointed as a board member in February 2009. His hobbies include sport (long-distance run, triathlon and golf) and listening to jazz.