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Archil Gachechiladze


Archil Gachechiladze was appointed as an Executive Director and CEO of Bank of Georgia Group PLC on 28 January 2019. Mr Gachechiladze serves as a member of the Risk Committee and as CEO of the Bank. Prior to his recent appointment Mr Gachechiladze has served as CEO of Georgian Global Utilities since January 2017. Mr Gachechiladze joined the Bank in 2009 as Deputy CEO, Corporate Banking (2009-2013) and has since held various roles with the Bank and the Group, such as Deputy CEO, Investment Management (2013-2015), CFO of BGEO Group (2015-2016) and Deputy CEO, Corporate Investment Banking (2016- 2017).

Mr Gachechiladze has over 17 years of experience in the financial services, including various senior positions both in local and international organisations, such as TBC Bank (2008-2009), Lehman Brothers Private Equity (currently Trilantic Capital Partners) (2006-2008), and Salford Equity Partners, KPMG and the World Bank’s CERMA (1998-2004).

Mr Gachechiladze received his undergraduate degree in Economics from Tbilisi State University and holds his MBA with distinction from Cornell University. He is also a CFA Charterholder and a member of the CFA Society in the United Kingdom.



Mikheil Gomarteli

Deputy CEO, Retail Banking

Mr Gomarteli was appointed as Deputy CEO (Retail Banking) in February 2009. Mr Gomarteli has been with the Bank since December 1997. During his 17 years of service with the Bank, Mr Gomarteli has held various senior positions, including Co-Head of Retail Banking (from March 2007 to February 2009), Head of Business Development (from March 2005 to July 2005), Head of Strategy and Planning (from 2004 to 2005), Head of Branch Management and Sales Coordination (from 2003 to 2004), Head of Branch Management and Marketing (from 2002 to 2003) and Head of Banking Products and Marketing (from 2000 to 2002). Mr Gomarteli received an undergraduate degree in Economics from Tbilisi State University.


George Chiladze

Deputy CEO, Chief Risk Officer

Mr Chiladze was appointed as Deputy CEO (Chief Risk Officer) in September 2013. He rejoined the Bank having already served as Deputy CEO (Finance) from 2008 to 2011. From 2011 to 2013, Mr Chiladze worked at the Partnership Fund in the capacity of Deputy CEO. Mr Chiladze served as General Director of BTA Bank (Georgia) from 2005 to 2011. Prior to joining BTA Bank, he was an executive member of the Supervisory Board of JSC Europace Insurance Company and a founding partner of the management consulting firm, Altergroup Ltd. Mr Chiladze had previously worked in the US at the Program Trading Desk at Bear Stearns in New York City, prior to returning to Georgia in 2003. Mr Chiladze received a PhD in physics from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland and an undergraduate degree in physics from Tbilisi State University.


Levan Kulijanishvili

Deputy CEO, COO

Mr Kulijanishvili was appointed as deputy CEO (finance) of Bank of Georgia in September 2015 having previously served as head of compliance and internal control from 2009. He has been with the bank since 1997. During his 18 years of service, Mr Kulijanishvili has held various senior positions, including head of the internal audit department (2000 to 2009), manager of the financial monitoring department (1999 to 2000) as well as the strategy and planning department, and head of the financial analysis division (1997 to 1999). He has an undergraduate degree from the Faculty of Economic and Commerce at Tbilisi State University and an MBA from Grenoble Graduate School of Business.


David Tsiklauri

Deputy CEO, CFO

David Tsiklauri was appointed as Deputy CEO (Corporate Investment Banking) in January 2017. David has extensive experience in banking as well as the corporate segment in Georgia, having worked as the Deputy CEO in charge of Corporate Banking at TBC Bank since 2014. Prior to that he served as the Vice President of the Capital Markets and Treasury Solutions team at Deutsche Bank since 2011, where he started as an associate in the Debt Capital Markets Department in 2008. David has an MBA degree from London Business School.


Ramaz Kukuladze

Deputy CEO, SME and SOLO Banking Businesses

Ramaz Kukuladze was appointed as Deputy CEO (SME and SOLO) in February 2017.  Ramaz rejoins Bank of Georgia, having worked as deputy CEO of the Bank prior to leaving for Silknet (telecommunications company in Georgia) where he spent two years in the capacity of Deputy CEO, in charge of commercial business. Later, Ramaz joined Bank Republic Société Générale where he led the bank’s corporate and retail business as Deputy CEO since 2011. While at Bank of Georgia, Ramaz was responsible for Corporate Banking. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer of BCI, an Insurance Company founded by him in 1998, which later was acquired by the Group. Ramaz has an executive MBA degree from IE Business School.


Vasil Khodeli

Deputy CEO, Corporate Investment Banking 


Vasil Khodeli was appointed as Deputy CEO (Corporate Investment Banking) in September 2017, prior to which he served as Head of Corporate Banking of the Bank. Mr Khodeli has more than 20 years of banking experience and has held various roles with the Bank since 2004. He has been actively involved in shaping the Bank’s Corporate Banking business platform since its launch. Mr Khodeli holds an MBA degree from Grenoble Business School.




Deputy CEO, Chief Information Officer 

Mr Bobokhidze was appointed as Deputy CEO (Information Technologies) in March 2018, prior to which he served as the Head of IT Department since April 2016. He joined the Bank in late 2005 as a Quality Control Manager through a progression of positions until he joined JSC Bank Republic in 2010. Mr Bobokhidze made his return to the Bank in December 2010 as IT Business Consultant and he currently holds the position Head of IT Department/Chief Information Officer. He received his undergraduate and MBA degree from Tbilisi State University.


Nino Suknidze

General Counsel

Nino Suknidze was appointed as General Counsel in December 2017. Nino has worked as a Legal Director at international law firm DLA Piper Georgia for several years after serving as a Senior Associate at the same firm. Before joining Bank of Georgia she worked as Counsel at an international law firm Dentons Georgia. Prior to starting her career at a law firm, Nino served as a legal advisor to financial director of United Energy Distribution Company of Georgia and senior legal advisor at Georgian representative office of PA Consulting Group Gmbh. Nino has experience of working with Georgian non-governmental organizations on various legal projects and she has worked as a foreign legal intern with various law firms in the US and the Netherlands. Nino obtained her LLM (cum laude, Nuffic scholar) in Business and Trade Law from Erasmus University Rotterdam. She graduated with honors from faculty of International Law and International Relations of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and obtained qualification of a lawyer and a specialist of international law.