In February 2013 Maria Ivanova was appointed as NSD’s Vice President responsible for business development and client relations. Maria Ivanova began her career in 1996 at Fortis Bank in Belgium. In 2001, she joined Clearstream Banking Luxembourg as Key Account Manager. She was responsible for the Russian market as well as those of the CIS countries. In 2008, Maria Ivanova joined NDC as Director for Business Development. In 2010-2013 she worked as Head of Domestic Securities Services of Deutsche Bank.