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Chairman of the Board of Directors
Jurijs Adamovičs, Chairman of the Board of Directors
Jurijs Adamovičs (Yuri Adamovich) is an entrepreneur, investor and internationally renowned bank restructuring and corporate turnaround professional.
Jurijs led large scale bank rehabilitation and consolidation projects in Eastern Europe, managed multi-billion private equity, real estate and corporate loans portfolios in his previous executive roles. He held non-executive chairmanship and board positions in a number of a leading enterprises, including publicly listed.
Jurijs received a Masters in Finance degree from the prestigious London Business School. He holds an Executive MBA and a Bachelor's degree in International Economic Relations from the University of Latvia, where he also completed a theoretical programme for PhD in Economics.
Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors
Guntars Reidzāns, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors
Guntars Reidzāns is a seasoned banking executive, who brings over two decades of corporate and private banking experience.
Guntars began his career in the early 1990s at Hansabanka and later assumed various leadership roles at Swedbank before becoming Head of Private Banking and Member of the Management Board. Guntars has always focused on building partnerships with businesspeople. He has been a successful leader of corporate and client service departments at international and domestic credit institutions.
Guntars holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Latvia and an Executive MBA from the Riga Business School.
Member of the Board of Directors
Andis Kļaviņš, Member of the Board of Directors
Andis Kļaviņš is a private equity and venture capital investor who brings a wealth of real sector expertise ranging from managing mid-size production enterprises to overseeing multimillion holding companies.
Andis' knowledge is based on a long history of leadership in companies of various industries. He now makes use of this knowledge in making and managing private and risk capital investments, seeking ever new investment opportunities in companies with high growth potential.
Andis holds a Bachelors degree in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Latvia and MBA RISEBA.
Member of the Board of Directors
Ivars Grunte, Member of the Board of Directors
Ivars Grunte brings more than 30 years of high-level legal experience to the Industra Supervisory Board.
He is the Managing Partner at the TGS Baltic law firm and a Council member of the Latvian Bar Association. Previously, for many years, he was the Managing Partner at the Grunte & Cers and Tark Grunte Sutkiene law firms.
Ivars is widely recognised for his work on dispute resolution, arbitration courts and practice in commercial law. He is registered in a series of leading legal catalogues worldwide, including The European Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. He holds a Master's degree in law.
Chairman of the Management Board
Raivis Kakānis, Chairman of the Management Board
Raivis Kakānis has a wealth of experience in the banking sector of the Baltic States. Before joining the Industra Board, Raivis led the operations of the Sampo Bank in Latvia and later spent more than 10 years as the Head of the Danske Bank in Latvia. At the beginning of his career, Raivis also gained valuable experience in various positions at the Latvijas Krājbanka and the Latvian branch of the Nordea Bank.
Particularly useful for Raivis as Industra Board Chairman is the knowledge that he gained while managing the Danske Bank in terms of developing lending portfolios and partnering with companies of various countries, industries and sizes. That was the exact focus of the Danske Bank operations and it will be highly useful in ensuringe growth of Industra.
Raivis has a PhD degree in economics from the University of Latvia. He has supplemented his academic achievements with a series of professional training programmes that have allowed him to obtain certifications that are important in the banking sector. These include the ACI Diploma in financial market management and the ICA certificate in money laundering prevention.
Deputy Chairman of the Management Board
Uģis Vorons, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board
Uģis is a professional in the finance and insurance industries, with more than 20 years’ experience both in Latvia and abroad. He was the head and a member of the management teams in the largest Latvian insurance companies - SEB Dzīvības apdrošināšana, Balta, BTA, as well as in ING Life in Russia.
In the banking sector, Uģis gained significant experience while managing the pension and insurance business of Citadele Banka, as well as while developing and implementing a new business strategy in Reģionālā Investīciju Banka.
Uģis strongest competencies lie in the fields of development of new businesses, change management and team development skills, which are the key to success story of any business.
Member of the Management Board
Ruta Amtmane, Member of the Management Board
Ruta Amtmane has a wealth of competence in the financial sector. She has worked for the DNB bank and its subsidiary, DNB Leasing, as well as Reverta, where Ruta was a Board member.
Ruta joined the Industra Management Board in 2019 and is responsible for compliance, legal issues and corporate governance.
Ruta has a Master's degree in law and the ACAMS certificate, which is highly valued in the financial industry.
Member of the Management Board
Artūrs Veics, member of the Management Board
Artūrs is a financial industry professional whose responsibilities at Industra include finance, risk and corporate transformation management.
Prior to joining the Industra team, Artūrs gained valuable experience in corporate transformation in the Luminor bank during the change implementation process there, as well as helped to develop business of an international fintech company. Artūrs played a significant role in restructuring of Parex banka and later also in development of its assets, while heading Reverta's Risk Management Department.
He developed pragmatic vision and data-driven business decision-making process early in his career when working in the Ernst & Young audit team for more than four years.
Artūrs graduated from the Riga Higher School of Economics and in 2014 became a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).