Board of Directors

Members of the Board of Directors are elected by the annual General Shareholders’ Meeting for a one year period and may be re-elected an unlimited number of times.

Currently, there are 12 members on the Bank’s Board of Directors.

Sergey Alekseev

Date of birth 1966. Member of the Board of Directors since May 31, 2013. The date of last election to the Board of Directors: June 18, 2021.

Professional education In 1989 graduated from the Kazan State University, Specialization: Radio physics and Electronics, Radio physicist. In 1999 graduated from the University of Management «TISBI», Specialization: Finance and Credit, Economist.

Additional professional education None.

Academic degree (date of award) None.

Academic rank (date of award) None.

Information on awards and ranks Honored economist of the Republic of Tatarstan.

Current Job (Position)

  • 01.02.2004 – present — First Deputy General Director of JSC «Svyazinvestneftekhim».

Participation in the committees of the Board of Directors: member of the Risk Committee, member of the Audit Committee.

Zufar Garaev

Date of birth 1972. Member of the Board of Directors since May 26, 2016. The date of last election to the Board of Directors: June 18, 2021. https://www.akbars.ru/en/investor-relations/corporate-governance/management/

Professional education In 1994 graduated from the Kazan State University, Specialization: Jurisprudence, Lawyer. In 1996 graduated from International Academy of Marketing and Management, Specialization: Finance and Credit, Academic degree: Master of Economic sciences.

Additional professional education None.

Academic degree (date of award) None.

Academic rank (date of award) None.

Information on awards and ranks Honored economist of the Russian Federation; Honored economist of the Republic of Tatarstan; Honored Worker of JSC AK BARS BANK; Awarded by the medal «In Commemoration of the 1000th Anniversary of Kazan», medal «For Valorous Labour»; the Letter of Gratitude from the President of the Republic of Tatarstan; commemorative medal «XVI World Aquatics Championships 2015 in Kazan»; medal «100 years of the formation of the Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic»; commemorative medal «Kazan Law Institute of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia»; gratitude from the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation.

Current Job (Position)

  • 09.11.2015 – present — the Chairman of the Management Board of AK BARS Bank.

Participation in the committees of the Board of Directors: member of the Strategy Committee.

Nikolay Yevseikin

Date of birth 1981. Member of the Board of Directors since June 20, 2019. The date of last election to the Board of Directors: June 18, 2021.

Professional Education In 2004, graduated from Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation, Specialization: Accounting, Analysis and Audit; Economist.

Additional professional education None.

Academic degree (date of award) None.

Academic rank (date of award) None.

Information on awards and ranks None.

Current Job (Position)

  • 13.07.2021 – present — Deputy Head of the Internal Control Service, Public Joint Stock Company Bank ZENIT.

Participation in the committees of the Board of Directors: member of the Audit Committee, member of the Risk Committee.

Tatyana Zharkova

Date of birth 1975. Member of the Board of Directors since June 20, 2019. The date of last election to the Board of Directors: June 18, 2021.

Professional Education In 1995, graduated from Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics, Specialization: Finance and Credit; Economist.

Additional professional education In 2015, graduated from the Council for the Study of Production Forces (post-graduate studies); In 2015, completed the extension course «Non-Executive Director», Association of Non-Executive Directors and the Graduate School of Public Administration, Lomonosov Moscow State University (AID and GSPA powered by the Federal Property Management Agency); In 2017, qualified as Chartered Director, IoD.

Academic degree (date of award) PhD in Economics (25.06.2015).

Academic rank (date of award) None.

Information on awards and ranks None.

Current Job (Position)

  • 02.10.2017 – present — Advisor of the Chairman of the Management Board of Ak Bars Bank.
  • 10.02.2020 – present — General Director, Association for Development of Financial Technologies.

Participation in the committees of the Board of Directors: member of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee, member of the Strategy Committee.

Rustem Zagidullin

Date of birth 1986. Member of the Board of Directors since May 22, 2017. The date of last election to the Board of Directors: June 18, 2021.

Professional education In 2008 graduated from the Kazan State University, Specialization: Jurisprudence, Lawyer.

Additional professional education None.

Academic degree (date of award) Ph.D. in Law, September 30, 2011.

Academic rank (date of award) None.

Information on awards and ranks None.

Current Job (Position)

  • 23.06.2017 – present — the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Tatarstan, Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Tatarstan.

Participation in the committees of the Board of Directors: member of the Strategy Committee.

Marat Zaripov

Date of birth 1972. Member of the Board of Directors since June 20, 2019. The date of last election to the Board of Directors: June 18, 2021.

Professional Education In 1994, graduated from Gorky Kazan Agricultural Institute, Specialization: Economics and Management in the Agribusiness Industry, Economist and Organizer.

Additional professional education None.

Academic degree (date of award) PhD in Economics (27.10.2008).

Academic rank (date of award) None.

Information on awards and ranks Honored Economist of the Republic of Tatarstan, awarded the «200th Anniversary of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation» medal, the lapel badge «Excellent Financial Worker», the medal «In Memory of the 1000th Anniversary of Kazan», the second-class Medal of the Order of Merit for the Motherland, the Letter of Gratitude of the Minister of Finance RF, the Order of Honor.

Current Job (Position)

  • 12.10.2018 – present — Executive Director, Non-Profit Organization "State Housing Fund under the President of the Republic of Tatarstan".

Participation in the committees of the Board of Directors: member of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee.

Yury Levin

Date of birth 1953. Member of the Board of Directors since May 28, 2007. The date of last election to the Board of Directors: June 18, 2021.

Professional education In 1975 graduated from the Moscow Financial Institute, Specialization: International Economic Relations, Economist.

Additional professional education None.

Academic degree (date of award) Ph.D. in Economics (IMEMO, Russian Academy of Sciences), (10.11.1982); Ph.D. in Economics SRI (Stanford University), (03.12.1986).

Academic rank (date of award) None.

Additional information Member of the Institute of Directors (IoD), Central London Branch, 2006.

Information on awards and ranks None.

Current Job (Position)

  • 01.01.1997 – present — Managing Director of «B. V. Murray & Co., Inc»;

Participation in the committees of the Board of Directors: Chairman of the Risk Committee, member of the Audit Committee.

Natalia Lukashova

Date of birth 1967. Member of the Board of Directors since June 18, 2021.

Professional education In 1990  graduated from MGIMO University, Specialization: International Economic Relations, Economist in international economic relations with command of a foreign language.

Additional professional education None.

Academic degree (date of award) None.

Academic rank (date of award) None.

Additional information None.

Information on awards and ranks None.

Current Job (Position) None.

Participation in the committees of the Board of Directors: Chairman of the Audit Committee, member of the Risk Committee.

Valery Sorokin

Date of birth 1964. Chairman of the Board of Directors since May 31, 2013. The date of last election to the Board of Directors: June 18, 2021.

Professional education In 1986 graduated from the Kazan State University, Specialization: Mechanics, Mechanic.

Additional professional education None.

Academic degree (date of award) None.

Academic rank (date of award) None.

Information on awards and ranks Honored Economist of the Republic of Tatarstan, awarded by the medal «In Commemoration of the 1000th Anniversary of Kazan», medal «For Valorous Labour».

Current Job (Position)

  • 11.04.2003 – present — General Director of JSC «Svyazinvestneftekhim».

Participation in the committees of the Board of Directors: Chairman of the Strategy Committee, member of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee.

Nurislam Syubaev

Date of birth 1960. Member of the Board of Directors since May 06, 2020. The date of last election to the Board of Directors: June 18, 2021.

Professional education In 1982 graduated from the Plekhanov Moscow Institute of National Economy, majoring in Economics and Planning of Procurement, qualification — Economist. In 1995 graduated from the Institute for Retraining and Advanced Training of Personnel in Financial and Banking Field of the Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation, majoring in Banking, qualification — Banking Economist.

Additional professional education None.

Academic degree (date of award) None.

Academic rank (date of award) None.

Information on awards and ranks Medal «On the occasion of the 3 billionth ton of Tatarstan’s oil production».

Current Job (Position)

  • 18.07.2016 – present — Deputy of General Director for Strategic Development, Tatneft.

Participation in the committees of the Board of Directors: Chairman of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee.

Vladimir Terentyev

Date of birth 1964. Member of the Board of Directors since January 22, 2015. The date of last election to the Board of Directors: June 18, 2021.

Professional education In 1987 graduated from the Kazan National Research Technical University named after A.N. Tupolev, Specialization: Dynamics of Flight and Flight Management, Mechanical Engineer. In 1995 graduated from the Kazan Financial and Economic Institute, Specialization: Management, Economist.

Additional professional education April 2017 — Higher School of Business, Kazan Federal University, professional retraining under the program of continuing professional education.

Academic degree (date of award) None.

Academic rank (date of award) None.

Information on awards and ranks None.

Current Job (Position)

  • 12.01.2015 – present — Deputy Director-General for work with financial institutions of JSC «Svyazinvestneftekhim».

Participation in the committees of the Board of Directors: member of the Risk Committee, member of the Audit Committee.

Arthur Khayrullin

Date of birth 1974. Member of the Board of Directors since May 31, 2013. The date of last election to the Board of Directors: June 18, 2021.

Professional education In 1995 graduated from the Kazan Financial and Economic Institute, Specialization: Accounting and audit, Economist.

Additional professional education In 2012 graduated from the Colorado State University College of Business, Academic degree: Master of Business Administration.

Academic degree (date of award) None.

Academic rank (date of award) None.

Information on awards and ranks Honored economist of the Republic of Tatarstan.

Current Job (Position)

  • 06.09.2011 – present — Deputy Director-General, JSC «Svyazinvestneftekhim».

Participation in the committees of the Board of Directors: member of the Risk Committee, member of the Audit Committee.