Partners


Business Programme Partners
The State Corporation Deposit Insurance Agency
Business Programme Partner

The State Corporation Deposit Insurance Agency (DIA) was established in January 2004 in accordance with the Federal law dated 23 December 2003 # 177-ФЗ “On insurance of deposits in banks of the Russian Federation”.

Chairman of DIA’s Board of Directors is Governor of the Bank of Russia Elvira S. Nabiullina. DIA’s General Director is Andrey G. Melnikov.

Major DIA functions:

• Managing the operation of the deposit insurance system, reimbursement of insured depositors of failed banks

• Guaranteeing pension savings

• Managing bankruptcy/liquidation proceedings in banks, non-government pension funds and insurance companies

• Realization of assets of financial organizations in the course of bankruptcy/liquidation proceedings or financial rehabilitation thereof

• Bank resolution and recapitalization of depository institutions


Andrey Melnikov - General Director of the State Corporation “Deposit Insurance Agency” (DIA)

BitRiver
Business Programme Partner

BitRiver is the world’s largest hosting provider for green cryptocurrency mining, co-location services and turnkey solutions for energy-intensive computing and data management, as well as blockchain and AI operations.

BitRiver founded by Igor Runets in 2017. Within 5 years, BitRiver sees its main task as building a sustainable, efficient and secure information and energy infrastructure for high-speed data processing on an industrial scale, accessible to international institutional participants in the financial and IT markets.

As at now the total power capacity is 300 MW. The company continues to ramp up production, rolling out additional facilities designed for an aggregate power generation capacity of 1,000 MW by year-end 2022, and plans to raise the aggregate capacity to 1,500 MW in 2023.

BitRiver follows all obligations to pay taxes and create new jobs, working in close cooperation with federal and regional government authorities to develop regulatory legislation.


Igor Runets - Founder and CEO of BitRiver

Gazprom Energoholding LLC
Business Programme Partner

Gazprom Energoholding LLC is a vertically integrated holding company (a 100%-owned subsidiary of PJSC Gazprom) which manages the Gazprom Group’s energy industry companies in accordance with unified corporate standards.

Gazprom Energoholding includes Mosenergo, TGC-1 and OGK-2, generating companies operating approximately 80 electric power plants (1/6 of Russia’s entire energy sector capacity). The Group also includes MOEK, Moscow’s unified heat supplying company which provides centralized heating and hot water supply in the nation’s capital, operates the longest heat supply system in the world: the Company operates more than 17 thousand km of the heat supply network.

Gazprom Energoholding diversifies activities by entering adjacent and promising markets. In particular, on the basis of the Group’s company, Gazprom Energoholding Industrial Assets LLC, it consolidates enterprises in the field of power engineering industry. Gazprom Energoholding executes trust management of JSC Gazprom Teploenergo, a holding company in the field of small-scale heat generation, operating in twenty regions of Russia.


Denis Fedorov - Director General

Inter RAO
Business Programme Partner

Inter RAO is a diversified energy holding working in various segments of Russian and international electric power industry. Inter RAO is a leading exporter and importer of electric energy in Russia, occupies leading positions in the electricity generation and sales, and developing new lines of business.

Inter RAO Group owns and operates approximately 30,8 GW of installed power generating capacity.


Boris Kovalchuk - CEO PJSC Inter RAO, Chairman of the Management Board

Joint Stock Company Caspian Pipeline Consortium-R
Business Programme Partner

CPC was created in 1992 to transport crude oil from Western Kazakhstan and Russian fields, including those in the Caspian Region. The length of the crude pipeline system, which has 15 pump stations and Marine Terminal near Novorossiysk is over 1,511 km. The volume of “black gold” delivered to the world markets from 2001 to 2020 exceeded 700 M tons of oil.

In 2018, CPC completed the Project to expand its capacities from 28 to 67 mln tons of oil per year. After completion of the Debottlenecking Program in 2023, the throughput capacity will total at least 72.5 mln tons of oil per year from Kazakhstan and approximately 83 mln tons in total through the crude pipeline.

CPC is an advanced high-technology oil transportation company, which meets international environmental standards and implements large-scale social projects in the regions where it operates. Over the last eight years, CPC implemented dozens of charity projects in the RF for more than 5 billion Rubles.


Nikolay Gorban - General Director

MAGNIT
Business Programme Partner

Magnit is one of Russia’s leading food retail chains, number one by the amount of stores and geographical coverage.

The company operates in about 3,900 localities: almost 14 mln customers visit its stores every day. Magnit utilizes a multiformat model, which includes convenience and drogerie stores, supermarkets and pharmacies, hard discounters. The company has more than 26,000 stores in 67 regions of Russia.

Magnit is a unique company for Russian retail. Aside from commodity sale, it operates a private-label food production business. The company manages several plants for growing vegetables and production of dry food and confectionery.

Company’s logistics infrastructure includes 45 distribution centers and 5,435 trucks.

Magnit is Russia’s largest private employers, the company currently employs a total of about 360,000 employees.

Magnit's revenue for FY 2021 amounted to RUB 1,856 billion.


Jan Dunning - President and CEO at Magnit retail chain.

MTS PJSC
Business Programme Partner

Mobile TeleSystems PJSC (“MTS” - NYSE: MBT; MOEX: MTSS), Russia’s leading mobile connectivity and digital services provider, offers a range of mobile, fixed-line, and digital services. We serve over 80 million mobile subscribers in Russia, Armenia, and Belarus, and about 9 million customers in Russia of fixed-line services, including fixed voice, broadband internet, and pay-TV. To keep pace with evolving customer demand, MTS is redefining what telecommunications services are by offering innovative products beyond its core network-related businesses in various tech segments, including Big Data, financial and banking services, internet of things, OTT, cloud computing, systems integration and e-commerce. We leverage our market-leading retail network as a platform for customer services and sales of devices and accessories. MTS maintains its leadership in the Russian mobile market in terms of revenue and profitability. MTS is majority-owned by Sistema PJSFC. Since 2000, MTS shares have been listed on the New York Stock Exchange and since 2003 - on the Moscow Exchange.


Vyacheslav Nikolaev - President & CEO

Novostal-M, LLC
Business Programme Partner

Novostal-М metallurgical holding is comprised of two large steel mills: Abinsk Electric Steel Works Ltd (Krasnodar region) and Balakovo Steel Factory JC (Saratov region). The total output of steel items is over 2,8 mln tones a year.

The Holding employs over 7000 people. Both steel plants are specialized in manufacturing of wire rod, rolled steel sections and products for construction, wire surfaced with different coatings. There is also production of medical oxygen for health-care facilities.

Over 50% of all products exported worldwide: the Сaspian region countries, EAEU, Europe, Scandinavia, Middle and Central Asia, the Near and Middle East as well as Latin and Central America.

Currently Novostal-М is engaged in the construction of rail-and-structural mill at the premises of Balakovo Steel Factory. This is one of the top-priority investment projects with a capacity of 1,2 mln products a year. The project is envisaged to create 2000 new workplaces by 2024.


Andrey Kruglov - CEO Novostal-M, LLC

PJSC “MMC “Norilsk Nickel”
Business Programme Partner

«Nornickel» is the world’s largest producer of nickel and palladium, and one of the world’s leading producers of platinum and copper. The Company produces cobalt, rhodium, silver, gold, iridium, ruthenium, selenium, tellurium and sulfur.

The main Russian production units of «Nornickel» are vertically integrated and include: the Polar Division of MMC Norilsk Nickel and Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company.

Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta belonging to the Group is the only nickel refining plant in Finland.

«Nornickel» also includes: Gipronickel Institute, a research and development facility located in Saint Petersburg (Russia), with branches in the cities of Norilsk and Monchegorsk and Norilsk Process Technology, a research and development facility in Australia.

Norilsk Nickel has its own global network of representative and sales offices in Russia, the UK, China, USA and Switzerland.

When determining the strategy for its global operations and future development, «Nornickel» is focused on compliance with all social and environmental responsibility principles in the various countries in which it operates, which is essential for ensuring sustainable and efficient business development.


Vladimir Potanin - President and Chairman of the Management Board of MMC Norilsk Nickel

PJSC “Rostelecom”
Business Programme Partner

PJSC “Rostelecom” is Russia’s largest integrated provider of digital services and solutions, with presence in all market segments and covering millions of households, governmental and private organizations.

The Company maintains leading positions in the market of high-speed Internet access and PayTV services, with some 11 million Internet subscribers using fiber connections, and some 11 million Rostelecom PayTV subscribers of which over 6.4 million subscribers use IPTV services.

Rostelecom is an unquestionable leader on the market of telecommunications services for Russian public authorities and corporate users of all levels.

The Company is a widely recognized technology leader in offering innovative solutions for electronic government, cybersecurity, data center and cloud-based services, biometrics, healthcare, education, house maintenance and utility services.


Mikhail Oseevskiy - President of Rostelecom, Chairman of the Management Board

PAO Severstal
Business Programme Partner

PАО Severstal is a vertically integrated steel and steel-related mining company, working with customers and partners to create new products and integrated solutions from steel. Above 53.800 employees.

Share of high-value added steels in Severstal’s product portfolio is 45% (at the end of Q4 2021).

Severstal’s flagship plant – Cherepovets Steel Mill – is one of the world’s largest integrated and the most efficient steelworks (around 12 mln tonnes of finished steel capacity) with an excellent geographic location.

The majority shareholder and Chairman of Severstal is Alexey Mordashov, CEO is Alexander Shevelev.

In 2021, Severstal produced 11.6 mln tonnes of crude steel, reported revenue of $11.6 bln and EBITDA of $6 bln. Severstal is a global leader by EBITDA margin 51% in 2021.


Alexey Mordashov - Chairman of Severstal, Chief Executive Officer of Severgroup

Sibanthracite Group
Business Programme Partner

Sibanthracite Group is ranked first in the production and export of UHG anthracite throughout the world, and is the largest producer of metallurgical coal at the domestic level. Sibanthracite Group is one of the most dynamically developing coal companies in Russia.


Sergey Melnikov - Chief Executive Officer

PJSC Tatneft named after V.D. Shashin
Business Programme Partner

TATNEFT is one of the largest oil companies in Russia that is steadily developing upstream and downstream operations, petrochemicals, tire manufacturing, and a network of fuel and service stations and service companies. TATNEFT also has a stake in the financial banking and insurance sector.

In order to gain a competitive edge and keep its leadership position in the industry including sustainable growth, the TATNEFT Group Strategy up to year 2030 has been developed. This Strategy is focused on creating high shareholder value of the Company. The revised Strategy calls for increased oil production up to 38.4 million tonnes of crude oil with 100 percent reserve replacement rate, continued diversification of business, further investment efficiency growth, minimized environmental footprint, and ensuring a safe and healthy work environment.

The accomplishments attained in production operations, environmental compliance, and social activities as well as high level of corporate governance, openness and transparency of the Company are highly valued by its shareholders, business partners and the investment community in general.


Nail Maganov - General Director (CEO) of PJSC TATNEFT

TMK
Business Programme Partner

TMK is a global manufacturer and supplier of steel pipe, pipe solutions and related services for the oil and gas industry. High margin oil country tubular goods (OCTG) account for the largest share of TMK’s sales. The Company also supplies specialty tubular products and pipeline systems for the nuclear power industry, products for the chemical, mechanical engineering, construction and other industries.

TMK delivers its products along with an extensive package of services in pipe and tubular product selection, including development of innovative samples, as well as engineering support, warehousing and pipe repairing. TMK enhances its research and technical capabilities and develops innovative pipe and tubular products at the R&D facility in Skolkovo and the Russian Research Institute for the Tube and Pipe Industries (RUSNITI) in Chelyabinsk.

TMK shares are listed on the Moscow Exchange.