The Kremlin praised the work of Gref

the Kremlin highly appreciates the activities of the head of Sberbank German Gref. This was stated press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

He stressed that the Gref is a highly successful Bank Manager. In addition, he is actively involved in many processes, in particular in the development of artificial intelligence, and his work is very much appreciated.

however, Peskov refused to comment on the issues relating to a possible change of the main shareholder of Sberbank, saying that this issue relates to the competence of the government.

Earlier it was reported that deals with the sale of a controlling stake in Sberbank to the state. Now this package owns the Central Bank, which in relation to the Bank acts as a shareholder and as a regulator. “Talks are ongoing, nothing has been decided yet”, — said the head of the Bank of Russia Elvira Nabiullina.

He Gref said that a positive attitude to a possible change of the main shareholder of the Bank.

in Addition to the Bank in the ecosystem of the savings Bank consists of more than 30 companies in several areas: e-Commerce (“Yandex.Market”), medicine (DocDoc), telecommunications (“Telecom Sberbank”), cloud technologies (SberCloud) and others.