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Meeting with the US ambassador on the strategy of Nova KBM

Meeting with the US ambassador on the strategy of Nova KBM

22 June 2018

Ambassador of the United States of America Brent R. Hartley, together with the Economic & Commercial Officer dr. Don Baker visited Nova KBM's headquarters in Maribor this week. Through the ownership of Apollo Global Management (80% stake in Nova KBM), the bank is the largest US investment in Slovenia. At the meeting, the members of the Management Board of the Bank, together with the Chairman of the Supervisory Board dr. Andrej Fatur presented the Bank's strategy, key achievements, challenges and opportunities in the Bank's operations. The topic of the discussion was also the social responsibility and sustainability of the Bank, which is one of the key priorities of the management and is manifested through partnerships with numerous sports, cultural, educational and other institutions in Slovenia. At the same time, with more than 1,400 employees, Nova KBM ranks as one of the most important Slovenian employers.

Ambasador Brent R. Hartley commented on the visit: “One of the U.S. Embassy’s top priorities is strengthening U.S.-Slovenia business and investment ties. I am delighted to have had the opportunity to visit Nova KBM’s headquarters in Maribor to learn more about the Management Board’s plans to make the bank more competitive, to build a strong and sustainable foundation for future growth, and to ensure Nova KBM continues to play a positive role in the Slovenian economy and the community of Maribor.”

John Denhof, CEO of Nova KBM added: “We are honored that we personally presented to the US ambassador the progress of implementing our strategy and an ambitious vision to become the best bank in Slovenia by 2020. To pursuit this vision, we focus on five strategic pillars: client excellence, growth and profitability, effective risk management and compliance, operational efficiency, and organizational culture and development of employees. The Bank’s sustainable profitable business operations and the strengthening of its active role in the Slovenian banking market proves that Nova KBM is well on track to realize its vision

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