The Audit Committee reports to the Board of Directors, makes recommendations and issues opinions on financial and accounting issues. This committee controls the accounting procedures and internal control of the bank, supervises the implementation of the procedures and changes in the legal and regulatory environment affecting the work of the bank, monitors the proper execution, and controls the bank’s activity in compliance with laws and by-laws.
Mr. Arpad Srankó, Hungarian citizen, holds a degree from the Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration (Corvinus University of Budapest) Faculty of Economic Sciences, major economic policy, minor internet technology. Mr. Srankó started his 14-year career in the banking sector before the financial crisis in early 2005. He has been following closely and partaking in the fundamental changes that occurred in the banking industry. His banking experience has developed through years and subsequently has grown in his duties and positions. He now holds the position of Head of Foreign Subsidiaries’ Strategy, Planning and Analysis Department at OTP Bank Plc. His activities cover operation of OTP Group members in 10 countries in the CEE, SEE and CIS regions mostly in commercial banking industry. Mr. Srankó has gained invaluable knowledge on banking operations, primarily focusing on: financial performance, business activity and sales performance, product and business line profitability and cost controlling. Mr. Srankó has been a member of the Supervisory Board of OTP Banka Hrvatska and a member of the Board of Directors of OTP Building Society Ltd in Hungary and lately he is a member of the Board of Directors of Banka OTP Albania SHA and also chairs the Audit and Accounts Committee.
A Czech national, Ms. Jitka Pantucková holds a Degree in International Economics from the School of Economics in Prague (Czech Republic) and a PhD from the Economy Institute of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences (Czech Republic). Ms. Pantucková started her career in 1973 as an Editor at the Czechoslovak Press Agency. In March 1991, she was nominated Head of the Territorial Department of the Investiční a Poštovní banka, a.s. In October 1992, she became Director of Correspondent Banking and International Business Department. In June 1998 she was appointed Head of IPB special team for Euro and EU. In June 2000 IPB, a.s. was overtaken by ČSOB, a.s. and Ms. Pantucková was nominated Head of ČSOB special Project Team for Euro and EU. She was an Executive Director and Member of the Directors Committee responsible for Operations at Komerční banka, a.s. from 2002 to 2009. In April 2004 elected “Manager of the Year 2003“in the Czech Republic. From January 2010 to January 2015, she was member of the Ohridska Banka, Societe Generale AD Ohrid and President of the Board of Directors. While from June 2010 to January 2015 she has chaired the Audit Committee of banka Societe Generale Montenegro. From June 2015 till April 2019, Ms. Pantucková has been chairing the Board of Directors of Societe Generale Albania and starting from September 2015 till April 2019 she also presided the Audit and Accounts Committee. Mrs. Pantucková continues to give her valuable contribution as a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of OTP Bank Albania.
Diana Ylli (Golemi), an Albanian national, holds a degree in Economics from the Faculty of Economics, University of Tirana (Albania), with a post-graduate degree in Informatics and also in Sociology. Since 1997, she is a Certified Chartered Accountant (CCA) from the Institute of Authorized Chartered Auditors of Albania (IEKA) and from 2011 she is Certified Auditor from Society of Certified Accountants and Auditors of Kosovo (SCAAK). She has 30 years of experience in her profession. Diana Ylli (Golemi) started her career in 1986 as a programmer at the Economic Department of the Ministry of Light Industry in Tirana (Albania). From July 1993 to November 1997 she was Head of Finance at the Accounting Department of the Share Holding Flour Company in Tirana. From November 1997 until May 1999, she has worked at “Deloitte & Touche” Audit Company. In 1999, Diana Ylli (Golemi) was one of the founders of “ILD-99 Audit” Ltd Company, one of the biggest Independent Audit Firms in Albania. For two consecutive mandates (6 years, from 2006 - 2012), she successfully led the Institute of Authorized Chartered Auditors in Albania as Chairman. After 17 years of experience in providing high quality services in audit and accounting as the Managing Partner for ILD - 99 Audit, in 2015, she joined Mazars. She is currently an audit partner of Mazars in Albania. Throughout her professional career, she has provided services in auditing, tax and other advisory services. Her experience covers different industries including: energy and Utilities, technology and telecommunications, construction, manufacturing, distribution, public sector, International Donor’s funded Projects and NGOs. Diana Ylli is also a certified Audit trainer and IFRS trainer.