The Bank's main beneficial owner is Mr. Roman Ivanovich Avdeev, citizen of the Russian Federation.
Date of birth: 17 July 1967
Education: Lipetsk State Technical University (1996), business course "Practical Course of Banking" in Moscow International University of Business and Information Technologies.
1989 — Roman Avdeev started his first business as a trader in electronics and computers
- «After the Soviet Union fell apart, it became clear that one could earn more by converting currencies than by selling goods. Then I felt an urge to create a bank. In 1994, I purchased CBM – in fact, merely a banking license – with the proceeds of my trading business and began building all the processes from scratch» , recalls Roman Avdeev
- 2008 – CREDIT BANK OF MOSCOW entered an active phase of its development as a universal banking institution with a transparent corporate governance structure
- In 2009 it was a top 50 Russian bank by assets (Interfax-100)
- In 2013 it was a top 15 Russian bank by assets (Interfax-100)
- CREDIT BANK OF MOSCOW closed the year 2016 as a top 10 Russian bank by assets (Interfax-100) and the largest regional privately-owned commercial bank in Russia. The bank’s shares are traded on the Moscow Exchange and are included in the MICEX index
2006 — creation of ROSSIUM Concern LLC as a holding company
2011 — creation of Domus Finance, a real estate agency later transformed into INGRAD Group
2013 — launch of pharmaceutical business with the acquisition of VEROPHARM, a Russian pharmaceutical manufacturer
2014 — establishment of the Arifmetika Dobra charity
Awards and nominations:
- SPEAR’S Russia Wealth Management Awards 2014: The Banker of the Year
- RBC: Best Investor 2015
Family: Married with 23 children (by birth and adoption)
Hobbies: reading, philosophy, Alpine skiing, jogging, Yoga
The secret of success, as seen by Roman Avdeev, is professionalism: "It is important to understand what you do - with qualification, self-consciousness, self-reflection, i.e. intellectuality at its best". He believes any manager must be honest and predictable, able to "arrange processes so that people come to work with enthusiasm and leave with satisfaction".