Matej Golob Matzele, born in 1972, has been a Member of the Management Board (as a Chief Marketing Officer) of Abanka since December 2015. He has more than 20 years of experience in financial industry, out of which more than 14 years in banking. He had held different management positions in the fields of asset management, investment banking and restructuring over the past 15 years. He joined Abanka in September 2012 and was responsible to manage the Corporate Banking Division. Prior to joining Abanka, he was the CEO and a member of the Board of Directors in PDP d.d., a state-owned restructuring firm. Previously, from 2006 to 2009 he was a Managing Director of the investment company Poteza Investments. From 2004 to 2006 he worked at the Capital Fund, a state-owned asset management company as a Director of Investments and Asset Management Department. He also managed the Closed Mutual Pension Fund for Civil Servants. Between 1997 and 2004 he worked at Bank Austria Creditanstalt d.d. in Ljubljana, where he went from stockbroker to head of the securities department, head of the global securities services division, head of the asset management and securities trading division and procurator. He began his business career in 1996 as a broker for the stockbroking company Bema. In his career, he acted also as a chairman or a member of Supervisory Boards in different Slovene and regional companies.