Elena Gafarova is the VP of Global Sales and Product Management of CONTACT, the money transfer system created by RUSSLAVBANK in 1999. Elena began her carrier in Contact in November 2005, having over 13 years of experience in commercial banks in Russia. Specializing on international wire payments and correspondent relations, communication with foreign partners on contracts, settlements and payments was an asset for her new position at Russlavbank.
Money transfers from Russia and CIS to Vietnam, Poland, and the United States were among the first corridors that she personally launched at CONTACT. Her current responsibilities include CONTACT network development and product sales in the overseas countries.
CONTACT system is now a network in more than 110 countries around the world with more than 250,000 POS, including ATMs, and more than 12 million transactions a year.