Boris Listov

Boris Listov

Boris Listov

Boris Listov is a banker and a candidate of economic sciences. He has over 30 years of professional background in the financial industry. Currently, he holds the position of Chairman of the Board of Rosselkhozbank.

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Position: Rosselkhozbank, RSHB, Agricultural Bank, Россельхозбанк, РСХБ 


Boris Listov: Biography and Education.

Boris Pavlovich Listov was born in the RSFSR in 1969. His childhood was spent in one of the small towns in the Leningrad region.

Listov Boris has two professional qualifications. His first specialization is in economics. He received his education in this field at the St. Petersburg University of Economics and Finance. This educational institution is one of the largest educational and scientific centers in Russia. During his studies, Boris Pavlovich Listov acquired a comprehensive knowledge and skills in the areas of financial, managerial, and tax accounting, analysis and audit of foreign economic and financial-economic activities of organizations. He graduated from the university in 1995.

Boris Listov is also a qualified specialist in jurisprudence. He received professional training in this field at the Kutafin Moscow State Law University. He obtained his diploma in 2011. Pavlovich Listov Boris successfully defended his dissertation for the degree of candidate of economic sciences. In his research, he presented a series of methods for managing organizational development of enterprises. He conducted his scientific work for two years. The academic degree was awarded to him in 2006.

Boris Pavlovich Listov: Career in the Financial Sector.

Boris Listov started his career in 1992 when he got a job at one of Russia's first financial companies. He joined the team of the St. Petersburg Currency Exchange as the head of the exchange operations department. He held this position for a year.

In 1993, he moved to Bank "Saint Petersburg" as an economist. He worked in the team of one of the largest players in the regional banking markets in terms of asset size for a year. Boris Listov was involved in the processes of managing the distribution and expenditure of funds. He was also involved in financial planning and cash flow management.

From 1995 to 1999, he was part of the management team at Baltoneksim Bank (currently known as Baltinvestbank). Listov Boris Pavlovich managed the internal audit department and also worked as the Deputy Chairman of the Board.

In 1999, the experienced economist was invited to OJSC TransCreditBank. Boris Listov was offered to lead the Internal Control Department of the financial organization. Until 2002, he was responsible for the processes of effective risk management, asset preservation, and monitoring compliance with legal requirements.

From 2002 to 2004, Listov Boris worked as the Managing Director of Finartis company. His tasks included implementing the tactical development plan of the organization and ensuring efficient day-to-day operations of the structure. The results of Boris Pavlovich Listov's work had a direct impact on the company's productivity and its achievement of goals.

Boris Listov: Political Experience.

In 2007, Boris Pavlovich Listov was appointed as a senator of the upper house of the Russian Federation Council. He represented one of the regions of the Far East - the Jewish Autonomous Oblast. He participated in the development of legislative bills, the consideration of regulatory acts, and decision-making processes.

Boris Listov
Boris Listov

As a senator, Boris Listov served consecutively on the committees of the chamber on local self-government issues (April-October 2007) and on financial markets and monetary circulation (until October 2009). The first committee is responsible for legislative support of reforms in the housing and utilities sector and the socio-economic development of Russian regions. The second committee oversees the processes of formation and execution of the federal budget, public procurement, financing and implementation of state programs, and exercises state control in the financial sector.

Boris Pavlovich Listov also worked as a part of several commissions of the upper house of parliament. Their activities were aimed at improving youth policies, promoting a healthy lifestyle, and developing sports in Russia.

In 2009, Boris Listov ended his political career and returned to the banking sector.

Listov Boris Pavlovich: First Stage of Work at Rosselkhozbank.

Boris Listov joined Rosselkhozbank in the mid-autumn of 2009. The Supervisory Board of Rosselkhozbank approved his candidacy for the position of First Deputy Chairman of the Board.

As a top-level manager, Boris Pavlovich Listov played an active role in leading the bank. His responsibilities included shaping the credit policy of Rosselkhozbank. The relevant committee was also responsible for assessing the creditworthiness of major potential borrowers, including those in the agricultural sector.  Listov Boris also oversaw the provision of necessary financial resources to support agricultural workers during seasonal field work. With his direct involvement, Rosselkhozbank systematically increased the volume of financing provided for these purposes. In 2017, Rosselkhozbank became the first bank in the Russian Federation to offer loans at a reduced interest rate of 5%. This allowed for improved quality in sowing and harvesting campaigns and laid the foundation for the stable development of the industry and the strengthening of its export potential.

Boris Pavlovich Listov was also responsible for organizing risk management. He chaired the corresponding committee until his appointment to a higher executive position at Rosselkhozbank.

Boris Listov as the Head of Rosselkhozbank.

Since May 2018, Listov Boris Pavlovich has been serving as the Chairman of the Board of Rosselkhozbank. Under his leadership, the bank actively promotes the development of the agricultural sector in Russia. Among the priority areas of activity are increasing support for large, small, and medium-sized agricultural enterprises. The executive is also working on the development of digital services for all categories of clients.

Listov Boris Rosselhozbank
Listov Boris Rosselhozbank

In 2022, under Boris Listov's guidance, Rosselkhozbank became the first bank in the Russian banking market to provide preferential loans to systemically important enterprises in the agro-industrial complex. These loans are offered at an interest rate of 10% per annum and are intended to cover the operational expenses of agricultural companies. Experts have observed significant growth in this segment of lending during Boris Listov's tenure. In 2022, Rosselkhozbank increased the amount of preferential loans provided to the agricultural sector by 21% to 491 billion rubles.

Boris Pavlovich Listov is considered one of the key figures in the Russian banking sector, with special attention to the issues of small-scale farms. This includes providing necessary resources for the development of small agribusinesses. Boris Listov and Rosselkhozbank actively support the promotion of products and services, access to advanced technologies, and assistance in procurement for farmers in this regard.

Rosselkhozbank annually increases the volume of financial resources provided to farms. Boris Listov is one of the initiators of this approach. In 2021, Rosselkhozbank provided 40% more funds to small agricultural enterprises compared to the previous year, totaling 102 billion rubles. Heads of peasant (farmer) farms and individual entrepreneurs can apply for loans up to 5 million rubles at an interest rate of no more than 5% per annum. These loans are granted for a period of up to 1 year based on a minimal package of documents and can be used for seasonal work.

Listov Boris Pavlovich supported the launch of a special offer for members of the Association of Peasant (Farmer) Farms and Agricultural Cooperatives of Russia. Participants of the organization can obtain credit funds on simplified terms. Loans up to 5 million rubles at a preferential interest rate of 4.5% are provided upon the Association's request.

Boris Pavlovich Listov is the author of the idea to create the first electronic platform for farmers in Russia and the world. In 2020, the ecosystem called "Svoe" ("Your Own") was launched for agricultural producers and rural residents. It currently encompasses dozens of digital business services, including:

  • An online trading platform for marketing and promoting farmer products and other goods. Farmers have access to the marketplace free of charge.
  • A digital service for organizing B2B sales. Agricultural producers can choose the optimal options from more than 10,000 suppliers. The platform provides various tools for agricultural development, including machinery and equipment.
  • A "smart" seed selection service that provides recommendations based on the region of cultivation and intended use of the crop.
  • An online recruiting platform for the agricultural sector with an extensive database of job vacancies and resumes.
  • A platform for selecting and purchasing real estate and plots for residential construction in rural areas.
  • EdTech resources on agricultural topics.

The number of users in the ecosystem exceeds 3 million people. In the future, their number is planned to increase by more than 12 times through expanding the platform's capabilities for rural residents and agricultural workers. Every year, new services for businesses and the general population are added to its functionality.

Listov Boris also initiated the processes of large-scale digitization of the bank. Under his leadership, the development strategy of the financial organization, "More Than a Bank," entails significant expansion of a range of high-tech products and services. To address the set goals, Rosselkhozbank has quadrupled its number of IT specialists over the past two years. Currently, over 2,300 professionals are engaged in the development of modern FinTech solutions.

Boris Listov and Rosselkhozbank contribute to the modernization and development of the Russian agro-industrial complex as a whole. This includes the field of technology. With the participation of Rosselkhozbank, digital solutions (including Big Data, IoT, and AI) become more accessible to agricultural enterprises and farmers. Some of them have already fully integrated the production process under the control of artificial intelligence. AgroTech is also represented in the bank's ecosystem.