Bank ZENIT was established in December 1994 by the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation, Tatneft Oil Company and a group of other legal entities. Mr Alexey A. Sokolov, one of the Bank's founders, was Chairman of the Bank's Board of Directors from 2005 to 2015. In May 2015, Mr Nail U. Maganov, Chairman of the Management Board, OJSC Tatneft named after V.D. Shashin, was elected Chairman of the Bank's Board of Directors. In November 2017, Mr Oleg A. Mashtalyar was appointed Chairman of the Bank's Management Board.
Bank ZENIT’s top priority is provision of a full range of services to corporate and retail clients. Bank ZENIT actively provides and promotes retail services, including mortgage loans, consumer and car loans, deposits, debit and credit cards, safe deposit boxes, etc. Corporate services include cash and settlement services, lending, acquiring, payroll projects, etc. In addition, the Bank holds a strong position in the investment banking and private banking sectors.