Boris Pavlovich Listov: A man immersed in economics

Boris Pavlovich Listov

Boris Listov is an economist by education, and he has put his knowledge to good use in both the business and legislative worlds. His decades of work in the world of finance have culminated in his current position as the head of the Board of Directors of one of the most important agricultural banks in the entire country.

Listov Boris brings wide-ranging experience to his current position. Since the early 1990s, beginning in his college days, he worked in five separate financial institutions before he landed at his current place of employment at Rosselkhozbank. Boris Listov also spent two years representing one of the Far Eastern regions in the federal Parliament, where he also dealt extensively with various financial matters, among other things.

Boris Pavlovich Listov has also taken time off from his career to dedicate himself to research for the Ph.D. that he eventually earned in economics, which allowed him to return to the professional world more prepared than ever.

Listov Boris Pavlovich has proven himself an able executive who is constantly bringing innovative initiatives to the table. His time as head of Rosselkhozbank has been a time of great growth and development for the bank.

Listov Boris: The path to Rosselkhozbank

Boris Pavlovich Listov had an interest in financial matters already from the time he was a school student. Thus, after finishing high school, he decided to enroll at the St. Petersburg State University of Economics. After several years of hard work, during which he also began his professional career, he graduated in 1995 with a degree in accounting and auditing.

Listov Boris Pavlovich immediately began putting his economics education to good use. While still in college, he began working at JSC Saint Petersburg Currency Exchage, followed by PJSC Bank Saint Petersburg.

Within just a few years of graduating from college, he was already holding top managerial positions. First, he served as the Deputy Chairman of the Board of PJSC BALTONEXIM Bank, followed by a three-year stint as the Deputy Chairman of the Board of TransCreditBank.

Listov Boris then moved on to become the managing director of Finartis, after which he took a break from his career to devote himself fully to his doctoral studies. In the end, Boris Listov defended his dissertation and was awarded a Ph.D. in economics in 2006. In particular, his work focused on methods for improving the organization of labor in enterprises.

Boris Pavlovich Listov returned to work after completing the work on his Ph.D. dissertation, only not to the business world, but to politics.

Boris Listov: Work in Parliament

Listov Boris was elected a member of the Federation Council—the Upper House of Parliament—in 2007 as a representative of the Jewish Autonomous Region, which borders China in the far eastern reaches of the vast country.

Listov Boris served on a number of committees during his two-year term as a legislator on the federal level. His work involved economic matters, but he also branched out into other areas as well.

Boris Pavlovich Listov was a member, in particular, of the Committee on Local Self-Government, where he was responsible for cooperation between local administrations and regional and federal authorities, the development of civil society and more.

Listov Boris Pavlovich also served on the Commission for Youth and Sports Affairs, where he worked to promote physical education and sports and a general healthy lifestyle. He was also involved in providing social support for the youth.

Listov Boris Pavlovich found another avenue to put his education from the St. Petersburg State University of Economics to good use as a member of the Committee on Financial Markets and Monetary Circulation, where he was responsible for initiating and developing legislation support the Central Bank and other financial institutions, the functioning of the payment and settlement system, currency regulation, financial monitoring, and more.

After a short term representing the Jewish Autonomous Region in the federal Parliament, Boris Listov then began working for the organization for which he is best known, where he still works to this day.

Interestingly, it was after his time in Parliament that Listov Boris received a legal degree from the Kutafin State Law University, in 2011.

Listov Boris: Rosselkhozbank – the country’s premier agricultural bank

Boris Listov returned to the banking world in 2009, bringing decades of diverse experience with him. Thus, he was immediately taken on as the First Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rosselkhozbank – the key bank of country’s agro-industrial complex.

Listov Boris proved himself a more than capable manager for the bank in his capacity as First Deputy Chairman. He was entrusted with several strategically important responsibilities, including financing seasonal fieldwork and supervising both the credit and risk management committees.

The leadership of the financial institution was impressed with the results brought by Listov Boris Pavlovich, and after several years, he was offered a new position.

Boris Listov: The head of Rosselkhozbank

Listov Boris Pavlovich became the Chairman of the Board of Rosselkhozbank in 2018.

Boris Listov continues to advocate for the entrepreneurs, business owners, and laborers of the agricultural industry. As the highest executive of Rosselkhozbank, he provides comprehensive support to the agricultural sector and small and medium-sized businesses. Boris Pavlovich Listov also emphasizes the need to develop client services.

Boris Listov directly oversaw the development of the More Than a Bank program that was specifically crafted to support the smaller players in the agricultural sphere with various non-financial services.

At the same time, of course, as a bank, Rosselkhozbank continues to offer significant financial support as well. The financial institution offers loans with lower rates to important agro-industrial enterprises and has significantly increased the volume of loans to farmers and other representatives of the agricultural sphere over the past few years. In fact, in 2021, the bank loaned out 40% more money than in the previous year, under the direct supervision of Listov Boris.

Listov Boris Pavlovich is also supervising and providing support for the bank’s ongoing digital transformation, under the umbrella of the More Than a Bank initiative, aimed at improving every facet of its work. Moreover, the effects of this technological “revolution” reach beyond Rosselkhozbank itself to the entire agricultural industry. It can be said that Boris Pavlovich Listov has built an entire digital ecosystem, and to date, more than 3 million people have signed on to use the economist’s innovative set of services. Boris Listov has hope that the platform will eventually extend to all residents and laborers in rural areas – 37 million people in all.

Listov Boris-Rosselkhozbank offers a digital ecosystem that is essentially a one-stop shop, where farmers, producers of farm machinery, and other representatives of the agricultural industry can find every product and service they need. In total, the platform offers more than 30 business services and sub-platforms.

Among the most popular services are an online store, a rural real estate advertiser, a B2B platform featuring more than 10,000 farming equipment suppliers, a recruiting platform, and various informational and educational resources.

Listov Boris has been immersed in the world of economics and finance from an early age, and he has managed a number of impressive achievements, including earning a Ph.D. in economics, working in the legislative field, and taking the lead at the most important agricultural bank in the entire country.

In his capacity as the Chairman of Rosselkhozbank, Boris Pavlovich Listov has been and continues to be instrumental in developing the agro-industrial complex and supporting small and medium-sized businesses with both financial and non-financial services. Listov Boris Pavlovich oversaw the development of an IT ecosystem that promises to completely revolutionize the entire industry.