Following the contest awarding, Sergei Fedorov, Piraeus Bank IT department director, became a leader in the category “Medium and small bank’s”, according to the results of the VIII Annual All-Ukrainian CIOs competition Best CIO 2015. The contest evaluation was carried out with the support of the web resource “Computer Review”, Microsoft Corporation as well as project partners: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Dell, IBM, “Ukrtelecom”, Integrity Systems and De Novo.
BEST CIO 2015 jury identified the best IT-directors in 9 categories, which over the past year have achieved the greatest success in the development of IT in their areas. The awarding ceremony was held on January 28, 2016.
“In 2015 we faced a very important task – to optimize costs while preserving the quality of service provided and the level of security. And the IT department has successfully coped with it. In the short term we plan to launch projects aiming to strengthen the system of monitoring and security for ATM network, introduction of the extended functional security system for remote banking entities. This will allow our customers to receive high quality, reliable and more secure service”, – commented the competition results Sergei Fedorov, Piraeus Bank IT department director.
About the project. Best CIO – a unique competition, which started in 2008. The aim of the project is to determine the best CIOs (Chief Information Officer) of Ukrainian companiesand identify the most professional managers and leaders in their respective industries. The competition assesses the maturity level of the IT infrastructure of medium and large organizations in Ukraine, but the deciding factor in choosing the winners is the professional quality of the participants that help them to lead their companies to market leaders.