Board of Directors
Mrs. Volotovskaya, a Certified Chartered Accountant in United Kingdom, is an audit Partner and Business Development Leader for Russia and CIS with Deloitte Luxembourg. She has over 16 years' experience in the financial services industry. Mrs. Volotovskaya is President of LRBC since 2012.
Mr. Arianoff, who graduated in Law, has more than 25 years of experience in cross-border business promotion to Russia. He is General Manager of the Belgium-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce for Russia and Belarus (Brussels) and Chairman of its sister Chamber in Moscow. Mr. Arianoff is Director of LRBC since 2005.
Mr. Baturin is a Russia qualified lawyer and a solicitor of England and Wales. He has over 15 years of experience in cross-boarder transaction management, banking and finance law, M&A, business law and taxation. He is a member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and a Director of LRBC since its creation.
Mr. Hoogewerf has practised as a Chartered Accountant in Luxembourg since 1968, for two years in the Fund business and then as an independent practitioner as a Fiduciaire specialising in cross border tax advice.
He was a founding committee member of the then Luxembourg-Russia Business Association ASBL and now Business Chamber in 2005.
Mr. Köhler holds a Master Degree in Metallurgical Technology and has been in business with Russia for 25 years. He is currently Head of Marketing with Paul Wurth, a Luxembourg-based plant engineering company with global operations.
Mr. Köhler is Director of LRBC since it started activities in 2005.
Mr. Rathle, MBA is a banking professional with more than 25 years business experience in Luxembourg. He is currently SVP and Branch Manager of Garanti Bank Luxembourg as well as Board Member of ABBL, Luxembourg´s bankers association. Mr. Rathle is Director of LRBC since 2005.
Mr. Erpelding is Director International Affairs at the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce. He has a broad professional experience of more than 20 years on an international level and in different sectors like aviation, logistics and consumer electronics. Mr. Erpelding is Director of LRBC since 2014.
Mrs. Huizinga-Lvova is an audit Director at Deloitte Luxembourg. She has extensive experience in the financial services industry dealing with Russian and CIS clients. Mrs. Huizinga-Lvova is Director of LRBC since 2014.
Mr. Kaempff is CEO of Kaempff-Kohler Gourmet Food Operations and Restaurants for 30 years. He is President of Luxembourg Retailer Association UCVL, Member of Rotary Club Luxembourg-Horizon as well as supporter of art and gourmet food and wine events in Luxembourg. Mr. Kaempff is Director of LRBC since 2014.
Mr. Petrenko, ACA CPA, is a qualified accountant in Illinois (USA) and England and Wales (UK). He has over 16 years of experience working as a financial professional in various industries. Currently he is Managing Director at GPB Asset Management S.A., an investment management company focusing on Russia and CIS regions. Mr. Petrenko is Director of LRBC since 2014.
Mr. Ackermann, who graduated in International Business in Boston, is the deputy manager of ACCUMALUX RUS in Togliatti (Samara), the Russian subsidiary of ACCUMALUX GROUP, a worldwide battery boxes, lids and accessories manufacturer by injection moulding. On the same time he is responsible for exports all over Asia. Mr. Ackermann is a Director of LRBC since 2017.
Mr. Pchelintsev is a CEO of the East-West United Bank Luxembourg (EWUB), one of the rare private banks with Russian capital in Europe. Before holding an in-house position Mr. Pchelintsev worked 17 years in the banking treasury and financial markets field with such banking groups as ING, Raiffeisen, VTB, Standard and Intesa. Mr. Pchelintsev is a Director of LRBC since 2017.
Paul BLESERHonorary Director
Mr. Bleser, after completing his legal studies at the University of Nancy and the Sorbonne in Paris, got his diploma of "Docteur en droit" in Luxembourg.
After a short period as lawyer, he worked at the Ministry of Finance (Administration de l'Enregistrement et des Domaines) and was "Attaché fiscal" (indirect taxation, especially VAT) of Luxembourg in Brussels (EU and Benelux) 1972-1991. He was General Director of this Administration 1991-2006.
Mr. Bleser is Director of the LRBC since 2005.