Anton Petrov has been promoted to the position of Deputy Director Legal at First Investment Bank in Bulgaria.
Petrov has been with the bank since 2017 when he joined as a Legal Counsel International Legal Affairs. In June 2018, he was promoted to Head International Legal Affairs. Prior to FIB, Petrov worked as a Senior Legal Officer and Risk Assessment Lead with the EU Regional Development Funds Managing Authority in Bulgaria. Earlier still, he spent two years as a Project-Based Tender Expert for the EBRD.
Before moving in-house, Petrov worked as a Legal Associate with Hristov & Partners and as a Legal Counsel & Tax Consultant with PwC. He has also served as Junior Legal Counsel for Mel Invest Holding and as a Fulbright Legal Trainee for the District Court of Sofia.
"My promotion is further evidence that Fibank is one of those forward-looking institutions, searching for talent, always believing in its employees – even in these uncertain times – able to find opportunities for them," Petrov said. "I hope my energy and diverse cross-border experience will reinforce the legal function of the bank.''