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Tour program sample. Management tour to the U.S. banking sector. September, 2013.
New York, USA.

Note: this program is just an example. Exact program of upcoming tours are formed only with the customer participation and based on customer's goals.

Time/Date  What's going on Speaker/Company
2.00pm Group arrives to hotel  
8:00-9:00am Breakfast at the Hotel  
9:00-10:30am Round Table: Overview of the U.S. banking sector and 
main trends of its development
Management agents of customer service will share their
experience and knowledge. The meeting is required for more
accurate and holistic understanding of the U.S. banking system.

John R. Halasz and 
Robert Kessler

11:00-12:00am Visiting Chase Bank 
One of the oldest and most influential financial 
company in the world, formed by the merger of 
Chase Manhattan Corporation and J.P. Morgan & Co. in 2007 
year. The company is a leader in investment banking,
financial services and asset management. 
Assets of 2.27 trillion U.S. dollars allow 
Chase Bank stay in the 3 largest 
U.S. banking institutions. Card business 
company known worldwide under the brand CHASE.

Andrew Vasilyev
SVP, Branch Manager



1:30-2.30pm Manhattan at Times Square Conference room 
Meetings with experts from Citibank 
Initiall City Bank of New York, now - 
among the largest U.S. bank holding companies and 
operating in more than 100 countries. 
Topics: Sales management system in the Bank. 
Customer segmentation. Product lines. Channels 
and technology sales. Also, participants will become familiar with 
Citi Cyber ​​Intelligence.

Andrew Vasilyev
Branch Manager/
Senior Vice President

3:30-5:00pm Visiting SWIFT 
International System for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication
SWIFT - cooperative society established under the 
Belgian law, it consists of more than 9,000 banks from 209 countries (2010 
year). Headquartered in Brussels. Current number of members are more
than 10 SWIFT 000 organizations, including about 1,000 corporations.

VP of business

6:00-7:30pm Dinner with a representative of Bank of America

Tetyana Oliynik
Vice President

8:00pm Return to hotel  
7:30-11:50am Visiting Valley National Bank (with a breakfast there) 
Its a regional bank holding with head office in Wayne, New Jersey
with nearly $16 billion in assets after the acquisition of State Bankcorp. 
Currently operates 211 branches. The Bank is one of the 
largest commercial banks headquartered in New Jersey.

VP on Valley National

12:00-1:00pm Lunch  
1:30-2.00pm Visiting PNC Bank
PNC Financial Service Group - a diversified 
financial group, which occupies the 5th place in the U.S. 
term deposits sector. Branch network includes Bole 
2.5 thousand and 6.5 thousand branches ATMs.


3:30-5:00pm Wells Fargo
The Bank uses the business model of diversification of providing
services, thus trying as much as possible
better meet the needs of customers.
The company provides both banking and
financial services, and insurance services .
This development model is very successful for Wells
Fargo: 80 % revenue growth because of the company
has increased selling of more services to existing customers.
Net income of one of the largest U.S. banks
Wells Fargo in the I quarter of 2013. Increased by 22 % and
amounted to 5.17 billion comparing to profit of 4.25
billion, resulting in the I quarter of last year .
6:30-8:00pm Dinner with a representative First Data
The American company , founded in 1969,
engaged in processing operations on credit
cards. Until 2006 its structure also was included the largest
world MTOs - Western Union Financial Services, Inc. 
First Data works with 4.9 million independent
agents (post offices and grocery stores) and 1900 credit cards issuers.
Revenue in 2006 - $ 7.08 billion , net profit - $ 1.51 billion,
market capitalization - $ 20.3 billion.

Igor Sterenko
Vice President

7:30-12:00pm Visiting Commerzbank 
Commerzbank - the second largest bank by assets in 
Germany. The company's assets comprise 844 100 000 000 
Euro (bank's annual report for 2009). One of the main
business direction of the Bank is the implementation 
of financial services in the regions Central and Eastern Europe. 
The Bank is represented in 40 countries and serves approximately 
8 million customers. Largest shareholder - Italian 
insurance group Generali (8,6%).


12:00-1:00pm Lunch  
1:30-2:30pm Visiting Fifth Third Bank 
Fifth Third Bank is an American 
regional banking corporation. Fifth Third 
Bancorp is a diversified financial 
company with $ 111 billion in assets (2012 
year), works with 15 branches in 1232 banking 
service centers.


3:30-5:00pm Visiting Apple Bank 
Apple Bank remained one of the strongest deposit 
institutions in the country at the end of 2012. Net 
income was $ 58.7 million. Deposits of $ 8.4 billion 
Total capital and reserves - $ 787 million.
6:30-8:00pm Dinner  


Return to hotel

7:30-8:30am Breakfast  

Visiting office of Capital One Bank 
(among the top 500 companies on the magazine 
Fortune, starting its activities as single-product bank 
today has multi-product portfolio). 
Subject: bank sales system, 
banking information flows and their impact on 
client capital formation. Work system of 
back-office of the bank.

Marina Nikolaeva, VP; 
Jason Pletcher, VP

12:00-1:00pm Lunch with LPL Financial representative 
LPL Financial is one of the largest 
organization of independent financial advisers in US.
Unlike other brokerage firms LPL Financial doesn't
develop its own investment products. 
Number employees - 2900 people. Profit in
2012 - 3.6 million dollars USA.

Gene Panasenko, 
Financial Consultant, 
Wealth Manager, LPL

1:30-2:30pm Visiting the Bank of America
Bank number 1 in the U.S., is in the top 10 companies in the U.S. 
Topic: Organizational structure of the universal 
Bank.The company's strategy in retail banking; 
marketing tools used by the bank for 
attracting / retaining customers, building 
effective organizational structure.

Tetyana Oliynik
Vice President and 
Josh Burch
Vice President

3:30-5:00pm Visiting Deutsche Bank
Largest player in the U.S. banking market. World
leader in the banking sector .
Tour participants will become familiar with the following
subjects: Regulatory policy of U.S. (Compliance
and Regulations), the methodology of
planning in the bank at different stages of development.


6:30-8:00pm Dinner  
8:00pm Return to the hotel  
7:30-8:30am Breakfast  
9:30-11:30am Visiting Hapoalim Bank
Hapoalim is Israel's largest bank and 
leading financial group with the volume of assets 
exceeding 59.4 billion US dollars. Retail department 
operates through 252 offices and branches 
worldwide, providing various banking 

Natasha Taft, VP,
Hapoalim Bank; CEO

12:00-1:00pm Lunch  
1:30-4:00 Visiting HSBS 
One of the largest financial conglomerate in the
world. Rated Forbes magazine in 2011 as
the largest (by market capitalization) companiy in Europe and 
second in the world (almost all HSBC shares are 
free float).
The Bank carries out all banking 
activities, including asset management, 
payment transactions, projecting finance, etc.

Tim Zhakselkov Vice 
President on 
Sasha Gouzenko 
Senior Vice President

4:00-5:30pm Meeting with expert of Citibank Tom Minichillo
SVP | Threat
Intelligence Director
Citi Cyber Intelligence
6:30-8:00pm Dinner  
8:00pm Return to hotel  

Day trip to New York
Cultural program:
Breakfast and leaving a group to New York City 
City tour.  Inspection of the most striking landmarks: 
Times Square, Statue of Liberty, metrapolitan Opera 
and many other places that allow us to understand
better New York, his history, the life of this wonderful city. 
Lover Manhattan, Battery Park, Memorial Federal Hall 
and Statue of Washington, Broadway, Wall Street, Old
Custom House, Ground Zero, Financial Center, City 
Hall, Woolworth Building, St. Paul Church and Trinity 
Church, NY Stock Exchange, Morgan Bank, Sea Port...

Sunday Departure to the international airport  

Video introduction: 


Frequently Asked Questions

Past detailed programs: 

Silicon Valley program

US retail program

Innovative Japan&China program

Questions-Targets list: 

Sample of the Questions list before the tour (from client)

Visits history: 

  • February, 9 - February, 18, 2014
    German retail tour
  • October, 28 - November, 3, 2013
    Tour to industrial companies of Japan.
  • October 21-27, 2013
    Silicon Valley management tour.
  • September 23-29, 2013
    US retail management tour
  • September 09-15, 2013
    Мanagement tour to US banking sector
 See full visit history here

Included in tour: 

The price is formed on the principle of all-inclusive.
The price includes:

  • Full business program
  • Economy class flight (optionally possible business class)
  • 5-4 stars hotel accommodation
  • Transportation within the country
  • Half board (breakfast and dinner)
  • Visa assistance and invitation
  • Indonesian and English speaking assistant
  • Insurance
  • Intensive cultural program
  • Set of information and materials
  • Prompt response to any questions and complete personal assistance.