Team

See how the experience and education of our team comes together to create an impressive group of professionals with a clear vision of success.

Edgars Egle
Chief Executive Officer

Edgars holds a Master’s degree in Management of Information Technology from Riga Technical University. He has more than 10 years of international managerial experience. Edgars have held various senior operations roles in Evolution Gaming and Linedata (both providing industry award winning services) - Head of Latvia operations, Head of EMEA customer service, Asia-pacific pre-sales. Before taking Mogo group's CEO position, Edgars held the Chief Operating Officers position for 2 years.

Maris Kreics
Chief Financial Officer

Maris holds a Master’s degree in Finance from BA School of Business and Finance. Most recently he spent 2 years in a corporate finance role working for the biggest telecommunications service company in Latvia – Lattelecom. Before that he spent 7 years in PwC. Two of them in New York, working exclusively on one of the largest (top 5 by market capitalization) S&P 500 Tech company’s lead audit team, which was responsible for managing other audit teams globally. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the global body for professional accountants ACCA.

Modestas Sudnius
HUB 1 CEO

A graduate of Stockholm School of Economics, Modestas Sudnius has been the Country Manager in Lithuania since September 2013. Modestas has several years’ experience in financial assurance and project management in companies such as Ernst & Young and EPS LT.

Igors Korotkevičs
HUB 2 CEO

Igors is an international fintech professional with experience over 5 years in opening and managing online lending businesses in Europe, Latin America and Ex-soviet countries. He holds a master degree in business management and law in EU.

Pavel Ababii
Hub 3 CEO

Country Manager in Moldova since August 2018, become HUB 3 CEO in March 2018. Pavel holds a Bachelor’s degree in Academy of Economic Studies. Since 1999 he has great experience in sales and marketing in banking, leasing and microfinance companies, working for such banks as Eximbank Gruppo Veneto Banca and BCR Chisinau (part of Erste group), managing Sales and Marketing departments in Banca Transilvania Leasing and Raiffeisen Leasing in Moldova. Formely Pavel was a Country Manager of 4Finance start-up subsidiary in Moldova.

Aleksandrs Cernagins
Country Manager, Latvia

Aleksandrs holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from BA School of Business and Finance. He has an extensive experience in sales and marketing with 11 years of insurance and banking background, working for such banks as GE Money and Citadele Bank (previously – Parex Bank), and managing the Sales Development department in one of the biggest insurance companies in Latvia – BALTA, where he succesfully led sales strategy, planning, management and development.

Valerij Petrov
Country Manager, Lithuania

Now a Country Manager in Lithuania since January 2018, Valerij was a COO in Lithuania since July 2014. Valerij holds a BA in Economics from Vilnius university and MA in Law and International business from International Business School. He has a great experience in business development being a Head of Business development in Energijos Tiekimas - retail electricity supply company (part of Lietuvos Energija group), where he was responsible for new product development and expansion to new markets.

Jevgeni Kotska
Country Manager, Estonia

Country Manager in Estonia since 2018. Jevgeni holds a Master’s degree in Business Finance from Tallinn University of Technology. He has more than 10-years experience in most innovative Estonian financial companies: Chief Operating Officer.in IuteCredit Europe, Development Manager of Financing in Elion Enterprises, Financial Analyst in Swedbank.

George Makaridze
Country Manager, Georgia

Country Manager in Georgia since March 2014, has brought a great deal of experience in finances and management to Mogo, his previous positions including Head of Private Banking at Bank Republic Société Générale Group in Tbilisi and Deputy Head of International Business at Bank of Georgia (Tbilisi, Tel-Aviv, Dubai). George holds MBA degree from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain.

Dorin Dragomirescu
Country Manager, Romania

Country Manager in Romania since April 2016, Dorin holds an Executive MBA in management from ASEBUSS & Kennesaw School of business. He has an extensive experience in financial industry with over 19 years spent in various Commercial and Operational positions in Corporate and Retail Banking. Most recently Dorin held the position of Chief Operating Officer at ING Bank Bucharest, one of the leading innovative banks in Romania.

Emil Valkanov
Country Manager, Bulgaria

Emil holds a Master’s Degree in International Business and Finance from Maastricht University, the Netherlands. He has more than 12 years of experience in financial services. Most recently, he held the positions of Deputy General Manager and Director of Risk Management in one of the largest leasing companies in Bulgaria – Interlease EAD, member of National Bank of Greece Group. For a period of time, he served as Interim CEO of NBG Leasing IFN – the Romanian leasing subsidiary of the Group. Emil is a CFA Charterholder and a member of CFA Institute, USA.

Ivan Lagutin
Country Manager, Belarus

Country Manager in Belarus since January 2018, Ivan holds an Executive MBA in management from Kozminski University – “triple crown” business school in Warsaw with accreditations from EQUIS, AMBA, and AACSB. He has an extensive experience in financial industry with over 7 years spent in various positions in corporate banking. Most recently Ivan held the position of Head of corporate sales department at one of the most fast-growing and innovative banks in Belarus.

Mesrop Arakelyan
Country Manager, Armenia

Country Manager in Armenia since June 2017. Mesrop holds a PhD degree in Economics, has about 15 years work experience in financial sector. Most recently he held the position of Deputy chief risk officer in second biggest bank of Armenia – “Ardshinbank” CJSC. Formerly he was head of SME Division in “VTB Bank Armenia” CJSC. Lecturer in Yerevan State University more than 10 years.

Elvedin Bajrić
Country Manager, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Elvedin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management and began his career in marketing and sales, with over 8 years of professional experience in the field. Specializing in the business development in the financial sector, he has the capability to understand critical challenges and simplify them. He has extensive experience in establishing and leading international companies, and brings to Mogo years of experience as Country Manager for an international Debt collection company.