Digital Finance International

DFI offers a wide range of flexible and convenient digital lending products and serves both customers who do not have access to
and are not satisfied with traditional financial institutions.

Security, trust and quality assurance are at the core of the products the company develop and provide for its customers.

Vision Mission

Digital Finance International was established to extend a helping hand to the 2.5 billion individuals who do not have access to the most basic of financial services.

We deploy cutting-edge developments in big data, mobile technology and the Internet to deliver critical improvements across the entire user experience, from origination, through on-boarding and underwriting, to product offering and servicing.

Part of Finstar Group

DFI is part of the Finstar Group of Companies, a global private equity firm with interests across the globe. The Group is mainly focused on fintech, but have historically been deeply involved in a range of industries, including financial services, IT, FMCG retail, and the real estate sector.

Finstar has 20 years of investment activity and operational experience, launching new projects, restructuring existing companies to become more competitive, investing in start-ups, sealing partnerships and M&A deals.

Management Team

Oleg Boyko
Chief Executive Officer

Oleg Boyko is Founder and Chairman of Finstar Financial Group and CEO of Digital Finance International. He has invested in, as well as built up, companies in a diverse range of industries, including steelmaking, entertainment, retail, real estate and media. His key expertise lies in finance and banking.

More recently, Oleg has been focusing on fintech. In 2015 he formed Digital Finance International, part of the Finstar Group of Companies, to drive the process of fintech innovation and development, and to further global financial inclusion.

Oleg is the Founder of the Parasport Foundation,  an international charity that helps para-athletes financially and socially

Boris Feigin
Russia & CIS Regional Head

Boris Feigin serves as the Regional Head for DFI in Russia and CIS, managing all operations in this area. He is known for implementing innovative and aggressive businesses development strategies to build up the companies and to maintain growth in the long-term.

Boris Feigin is a reputable entrepreneur with a successful track-record of creating and developing profitable businesses across Russia. He founded one of the biggest jewelry companies in Russia in the 1990s and has been working with Oleg Boyko since the 1980s. In the early 2000s, Boris was a Co-shareholder and the CEO of one of Boyko’s most successful projects in the gambling industry.

Anton Metochkin
APAC Regional Head

Anton Metochkin is responsible for managing the DFI Group’s operations in the Asia Pacific region, developing its business, and implementing key initiatives within the entire Group. He joined DFI in April 2017 and was initially in charge of the collections processes at Group level. His extensive operations experience and commercial appetite meant he was a natural choice to be later appointed to Group COO.

Prior to DFI, Anton occupied various senior roles in the leading banking group, Hypo Group Alpe Adria AG, in CEE region. Anton also earned extensive industry experience in working for reputable financial organizations such as Renaissance Credit, GE Money Bank, Citibank and Raiffeisen Bank.

Gediminas Velicka
Balkans Regional Head

Gediminas Velicka has been the Regional Manager for the Balkans since 2018. He oversees the DFI country territories of Central and Eastern Europe, and is responsible for developing business in the area.

Gediminas has got over 10-years of experience managing e-businesses on a country level, primarily in the lending industry. He was also responsible for establishing the operations of the consumer lending group 4finance in Lithuania in 2008 in his capacity as a country manager and shareholder. Gediminas built two financial brands, SMScredit.lt and Vivus.lt, from scratch to occupy dominating market positions.

Vladimir Kudryashov
New Markets Regional Head

Vladimir Kudryashov serves as the New Markets Regional Head, working with the DFI`s various business units to formulate and drive forward strategies that create business opportunities and facilitate growth in new markets. Vladimir Kudryashov joined the Holding Company in 2011 and has been working for the company in various capacities since then. In this time he has been responsible for Finstar’s consumer finance and foreign investments. Vladimir is also credited for successfully leading the company’s move into fintech.

Vladimir joined Finstar from the telecoms and electronics retailer Svyaznoy, where he was head of internet marketing.

Sergey Yadchenko
Chief Marketing Officer

Sergey joined DFI in the end of 2017. As Chief Marketing Officer, Sergey Yadchenko is responsible for forming marketing and product strategies while also overseeing its proper implementation and monitoring its efficiency in DFI’s global market presence.

Before joining DFI, Sergey gained extensive experience in CCO and CMO roles working for various fintech, insurance, healthcare, FMCG, and aviation enterprises, including Allianz and Avianova. He also has entrepreneurial back-ground. Sergey holds an MBA from the University of Cumbria (UK).

Branka Mracajac
Chief Risk Officer

Branka Mracajac has been Chief Risk Officer at DFI since January 2016. She is a proactive risk management professional with a proven track record in providing guidance, support, oversight, and vision in the implementation of embedded risk control management frameworks for a diverse range of multinational businesses.

She has in-depth industry knowledge and insights gained from 10 years of hands-on experience in risk management roles. Prior to joining DFI, Branka held a number of senior positions in Risk departments in Volksbank and Sberbank in Serbia. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and achieved several professional certifications.

Dmitry Kislyakov
Chief Financial Officer

Dmitry Kislyakov was appointed Chief Financial Officer of DFI in November 2016. He is responsible for running the entire finance function of the DFI group of businesses across APAC, CEE, Russia and the CIS regions, including tax planning, treasury, M&A’s and audit.

He has been involved in private equity funds since 2003 and his experience also includes executive positions in venture capital funds, that focus on early-stage companies with innovative technologies – Dmitry was also a Partner of Quantum Wave Fund. Dmitry holds an MBA from California State University (East Bay).

Aleksander Shulov
Chief Information Officer

Aleksander Shulov is the Chief Information Officer at DFI and started working with the company as Regional CIO of APAC. He was responsible for setting up all IT infrastructures in the region in 2016-2017. Aleksander later relocated to the company headquarters in Moscow where he is currently in charge of delivering IT elements to all DFI projects across the world.

Prior to joining DFI, Aleksander was the Director of IT development at OTP Bank for close to eight years.

Tatiana Kostenkova
Chief Legal Officer

Tatiana Kostenkova is DFI’s Chief Legal Officer, and she has been working for Finstar Financial Group (the Holding Company) for 14 years. While acting as Business Development and Legal Advisor, she also worked on several of her own projects. Tatiana brought with her a wealth of experience in corporate legal affairs, including new project startups, M&A transactions, the origination of credit-linked notes, due diligence, project financing, labor relations, intellectual property, law enforcement and government relations.

Tatiana received a Master of Laws from the University of Manchester (UK) in 2005. She holds a Ph.D. degree in economics and DBA from the European University (Switzerland, 2018).

Elena Eshankulova
HR Head

Elena Eshankulova was appointed as the Acting Head of HR for DFI in October 2017 where she is currently responsible for the full HR segment in the various countries where DFI operates in. Her responsibilities also overlap into the Finance and Legal functions.

Elena has over 15 years of experience as an HR professional in investment banks, including Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers. Elena’s career has always been focused on different HR areas, including Talent Acquisition, HR Operations, Compensation and Benefits, and Talent Development.

DFI is a fast growth business
that continues to expand its team

The foundation of our company is built
upon the expert skills of our employees and we are always on the lookout for talented people to join the team.

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