Poroshenko haven’t figured out what to replace Gontareva – media

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has not agreed on the candidacy of the new Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU). According to an informed source in banking circles, reported the Chairman of the NBU Valeria Gontareva at the meeting with top managers of the largest banks.

“To lead the NBU needs a seasoned banker, technocrat, not a politician. I can say that he is among us,” – said Gontareva.

According to the source, the meeting of Finance with the bankers were present and the main candidate for the post of NBU Chairman of the Board Raiffeisen Bank Aval, Vice-President of the European business Association, Volodymyr Lavrenchuk.

Recall that today, may 10, Gontareva appointed acting head of the NBU of his first Deputy, Yakov Smoliy. To work in a new capacity resin will begin on may 11.

In early April, the NBU announced its intention to withdraw and asked the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, which takes the decision to fire her until may 10.

However, to date, information on the existence of the presidential submission of the resignation of Gontareva no, and the head of the NBU after the may holidays goes a long vacation.

A definite answer to the question of who will succeed Gontareva, yet, but experts are inclined that it will be the Chairman of the Board of Raiffeisen Bank Aval Vladimir Lavrenchuk. He Lavrenchuk has said is ready to become the next head of the National Bank of Ukraine.