We will start to prepare documents for the Financial Supervision Commission (KNF) immediately. To commence banking operations, we also need an operational license," said Helene Zaleski, president of Carlo Tassara International.
The new institution currently employs 270 persons, but when it opens its first outlet it will have 800 employees and by the end of 2008 it will have 1000 persons, which will rise 3,500 persons within three years.
Alior Bank will have 80 outlets in 50 largest cities and 8 business centers when it launches and will eventually run 200 outlets and over 400 agencies. Within three years the new bank intends to control 2-4% of the market and acquire about 1 million clients.