Mrs. Vasilika Vjero

Mrs. Vasilika Vjero was born in Tirana in 1976.
Mrs.Vjero graduated from the University of Tirana, Faculty of Economics, Department of Business Administration in 1998. In 2003 she completed a master’s degree from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln USA, and University of Tirana, Faculty of Economy. She has also been trained in economic growth by Harvard Kennedy School.
Ms. Vjero has held senior management positions, such as General Director of Taxes, General Director of the National Business Center, General Director of the Albanian Road Authority. In her career she counts more than 10 years of work experience for the Municipality of Tirana in the management of the Tax Administration and the Department of Strategic Planning and local budgets, as well as a series of experiences as a financial expert with foreign donors. She has also served as an expert independent fiscal and budget for local government in Albania for a total of 24 municipalities and communes throughout the country.
Ms. Vjero speaks english and italian.

Mr. Genc Mamani

Genci Mamani is the General Director of the Albanian Deposit Insurance Agency and at the same time a member of its Steering Council.
Mr. Mamani, graduated in 1991 at the University of Tirana, Faculty of Economics, Department of Finance.
In 2001 he completed postgraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin – La Cross, USA, in finance – banking and in 2012 he postgraduate at master’s level in Business Administration at the International Hellenic University, in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Mr. Mamani started his career in 1991 as an economist at the Central Bank of Albania. He pursued his career by holding managerial positions on different commercial banks such as FEFAD Bank (actually Pro Credit Bank), the Italian-Albanian Bank and further on to be back at the Bank of Albania until late 2015. In July 2015 he took over as General Director of the Deposit Insurance Agency.
Mr. Mamani is fluent in English and Italian.

Mr. Donald Duraj

Mr. Donald Duraj was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Deposit Insurance Agency in 2015. He has a progressive career of more than 15 years in the banking system, an integral part of which have been quite active and successful achievements within various prestigious local financial institutions and those in the international network such as Austria, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine and Belarus. Since 2015, Mr. Duraj holds the position of Chief of Staff of the Governor of the Bank of Albania with the responsibility of advising, assisting, monitoring and coordinating all issues related to the progress and proper functioning of the Governor’s Office and other departments of the Bank of Albania. From 2010 to 2015 Mr. Duraj was Head of Commercial Organization and Market Development Sector at Societe Generale Bank in Albania playing a key role in the strategic direction, short-term and long-term planning, setting key objectives, coordinating inter-divisional and inter-institutional relations, locally and internationally, with public and private companies, et cetera. During this period Mr. Duraj has successfully led at least 15 projects, among the most important ones for the Bank, and with a direct impact on the expansion of activity in the local market and with an increase in profitability. Mr. Duraj worked from 2005 to 2010 at Raiffeisen Bank Albania and Raiffeisen International Austria covering key operational and strategic positions. The most important of them were Head of Individuals Segment, Head of Consumer Credit Products, Project Manager in the “Retail Leadership” Program at Raiffeisen International Austria, etc. Mr. Duraj has graduated at the Faculty of Economics, Department of Finance, Banking Profile, at the University of Tirana.

How is the compensation amount obtained?

ADIA ensures the full repayment of the depositor’s funds at any bank/sca, regardless of the number and amount of deposits, up to the amount of ALL 2,500,000 in the event that the Bank of Albania revokes the license of a bank, and up to the amount of ALL 2,000,000 in the event that the Bank of Albania revokes the license of a credit savings associations.
Compensation of deposits from ADIA is carried out through a bank operating in Albania. This bank is selected by ADIA to act on its behalf as an agent for making compensation payments.
It is not necessary to submit a claim to ADIA or the agent bank to receive payment. The compensation payment is based on your personal and deposit data as registered in the bank or sca where you placed your deposit.
As a depositor, you must visit one of the branches of the agent bank specified in the ADIA notification, and after presenting an identification document or documents for representation (for legal entities) you will be notified of the amount calculated for the compensation of your deposit.

If the compensation amount is correct and you have no claims, it can be transferred to another bank based on the data you will determine, can be placed in a deposit at the agent bank or withdrawn in cash.
If you are unable to withdraw your compensation amount in person, you can do so through a representative. To withdraw the amount, the representative must submit a notarized power of attorney to the agent bank. Powers of attorney issued abroad will be legalized in a consulate of the Republic of Albania or by a public notary and will be authenticated with an apostille stamp and legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Albania.
Before visiting the agent bank, make sure that your details in the bank/sca where you have placed your deposits are correct.

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