Achievements and Awards

2014

July

Vozrozhdenie Bank won the award “Best disclosure of corporate information via website in the Internet” in “Public company” nomination, organized by the National Association of Corporate Secretaries (the NACS).

June

SME Bank awarded Vozrozhdenie Bank for the active promotion of the federal guarantee mechanism of medium businesses support.

February

Global financial internet portal Global Banking & Finance Review named Vozrozhdenie Bank the Best SME Bank in Russia.

Mr. Dmitry Orlov was recognized as the Best Banking Chairman of the Board in Russia for 2014 by the internet portal Global Banking & Finance review.

Volgograd branch of Vozrozhdenie Bank won the award “Business LEADER” in “Banking sector” nomination following the results of 2013.

2013

December

Krasnodar region administration awarded Vozrozhdenie Bank for the highest investment activity for 2013 among the banks covering the region.

KIT Finance Pension Administrator (agent of the non-state pension fund “Blagosostoyanie”) appreciated the activity of Vozrozhdenie Bank and awarded it with diploma “For the best quality of sales of pension products in 2013”.

Vozrozhdenie Bank became the winner of the award “For professional organisation of information security” in the frame of “National Banking Award 2013” arranged by the Association of Russian Banks.

November

Rating agency Expert RA awarded Vozrozhdenie Bank with diploma for significant contribution to development of mortgage on the primary real estate market in 2013.

October

Vozrozhdenie Bank won his third “Customs Olympus” award as “The best financial institution providing services related to customs affairs”.

March

Global Banking & Finance Review, an independent financial internet portal awarded Vozrozhdenie Bank for Best IR Management in Russia in 2012.

Vozrozhdenie Bank was recognized as the leader in “Best Corporate Governance, Russia” nomination of the annual award of the British magazine World Finance. The candidates were chosen by voting of the magazine’s readers and then the winners were elected by the expert jury including the chief editor and invited experts.

2012


October

Vozrozhdenie Bank was awarded with “STP Award 2011. Excellent Quality” by one of the world’s largest banks Commerzbank AG for a high quality of international settlements.

July

Andrey Shalimov, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board took the 1st place in nomination “Best investor relations by CFO, small cap”. The award was granted during the VI IR magazine Russia & CIS awards ceremony.

2011


April

Vozrozhdenie Bank won Finance. 2011 award in nomination “For longstanding adherence to the policy of independence from politics”. Annual prize of Finance. business magazine is awarded for over 6 years to organizations and persons who have demonstrated significant achievements in the world of finance in the previous year.

February

Vozrozhdenie Bank’s brand value reached USD 168 million according to independent brand valuation consultancy Brand Finance. The bank was ranked 497th in Top 500 Banking Brands and became one of 10 most valuable brands among Russian banks.

2010

December

Vozrozhdenie Bank became the winner on the Third Annual Public Award “Financial Pearl of Russia — 2010” in nomination “Best financial services for individuals”.

Vozrozhdenie Bank won III Annual IR-cases competition held among IR-specialists in Russia and CIS. IR-case “Using social media for IR” provided by Sergey Klinkov, Head of IR at Vozrozhdenie Bank, was recognized as the best one.

Vozrozhdenie Bank was recognized as the Bank of the year in Russia by The Banker magazine, the authoritative British periodical. According to The Banker, combination of consistent management strategy and diversified loan portfolio together with conservative approach to the risk and liquidity management allowed Vozrozhdenie Bank to successfully pass through difficult times of 2009.

November

Vozrozhdenie Bank was ranked second in the Annual Report Competition organized by the RTS Stock Exchange in category Best Information Disclosure for Clients.

Vozrozhdenie Bank was awarded with “STP Award 2009. Excellent Quality” by one of the largest world’s banks Commerzbank AG for a high quality of international settlements.

October

Vozrozhdenie Bank became a winner of award “Customs Olympus — 2010” as “The best financial institution providing services related to customs affairs”. The competition between participants of foreign economic activities "Customs Olympus — 2010 “was organized by the Federal customs service of the Russian Federation and was held within the XI International fair “Customs Service — 2010” in Moscow.

September

Natalia Makarova, head of Noginsk branch of Vozrozhdenie Bank, was awarded by the Honor of the Governor of the Moscow Region “For service”.

July

The independent survey “Extel Pan-European 2010” by IR magazine Russia &CIS and Thomson Reuters Extel, ranked Sergey Klinkov, head of IR department of Vozrozhdenie Bank, 3rd in nomination Best IR-manager (small and mid—cap companies) in IR magazine Russia & CIS awards ceremony dated July 15, 2010.

April

Vozrozhdenie Bank was ranked among TOP-10 banks by bank cards issued according to RBC rating. As of April 1, 2010 the Bank has issued a nearly 1.4 mln card that is 5% up from the previous year.

February

In accordance with the rating by the international independent brand valuation consultancy Brand Finance and The Banker magazine, Vozrozhdenie Bank jumped 134 places in 2009 to rank 363rd among the world’s Top 500 Banking Brands.

January

Volgograd branch of Vozrozhdenie Bank was awarded with honorary certificate of the head of Volgograd administration for significant contribution to social and economic development of Volgograd region.

2009

December

Vozrozhdenie Bank was named “Best Public Company” out of Russia’s top 50 companies according to the magazine Secret Firmy.

November

According to the rating of business newspaper Kommersant Money as of October 1, 2009 Vozrozhdenie Bank was ranked 18th by profitability, 26th by net assets and 30thby capital while it was 12th and 21st by retail and by corporate accounts respectively and 25th by loans to customers.

October

Vozrozhdenie Bank was ranked 3rd among largest Russian banks by lending to Small and Medium companies according to the ranking conducted by Expert Magazine.

Vozrozhdenie Bank was acknowledged as one of the most transparent Russian companies in 2009 according to the survey of Standard & Poor’s Corporate Governance Ratings Service and the Center of Economic and Financial Research and Development of Russian Economic School. 90 largest Russian public companies were analyzed in the course of the survey. According to 2009 results Vozrozhdenie Bank got the 12th result in the composite ranking of the companies.

Expert magazine published its traditional rating of 400 Russian top companies ranked by revenues. 27 most successful Russian banks were represented there including Vozrozhdenie Bank that jumped 28 places to rank 254.

September

Vozrozhdenie Bank was awarded by Commerzbank AG, one of leading world banks, for the high quality of international settlements “STP Award 2008. Excellent Quality”. Torsten Erdmann, head of Russian representative office, granted the award to Sergey Popov, head of Financial Institutions department and Tatiana Potapova, head of Foreign Currency Settlements division.

Dmitry Orlov, Chairman of Vozrozhdenie Bank, was ranked among TOP-10 in the rating “1000 most professional managers of Russia” according to business newspaper Kommersant.

June

Vozrozhdenie Bank became the winner on the annual public award “Financial Pearl of Russia — 2008” in nomination “The widest range of services”.

May

Sergey Stepashin, Chairman of the Audit Chamber of the Russian Federation, presented Dmitry Orlov, President of Vozrozhdenie Bank, with the award as one of the best Russian bankers on the annual public ceremony “Best Russian Banker” under support of the Audit Chamber of the Russian Federation held on May 12, 2009 in Moscow.

March

Lyudmila Goncharova, Deputy Chairwoman of Vozrozhdenie Bank Management Board, was ranked among 200 most successful women of Russia by Career magazine.

February

International independent brand valuation consultancy Brand Finance published Top 500 world financial companies by brand value. Only 6 Russian banks were represented there including Vozrozhdenie Bank.

2008

September

Dmitry Orlov, Chairman of the Management Board, was included to TOP-1000 Russian managers and recognized as one of the most professional business leaders according to the survey of Managers Association.

August

The Banker magazine included Vozrozhdenie Bank to TOP-1000 world banks.

July

The Thomson Reuters Extel Survey — Focus CIS 2008 gave Vozrozhdenie, as best bank, and Julia Vinogradova, as best IR professional, awards in their ceremony.

Khabarovsk branch was awarded with the honor of Khabarovsk Mayor Alexander Sokolov, granted to Gleb Klimenko, head of the branch, for long and conscientious service for the benefit of Khabarovsk coincided with 150th anniversary of the city’s foundation.

April

Dmitry Orlov, President of Vozrozhdenie Bank, became one of the winners of the annual public award “Best Russian Banker — 2007” under support of the Audit Chamber of the Russian Federation held on April 4, 2008 in Moscow.

2007

December

Vozrozhdenie Bank was awarded as “Company of the Year” in nomination “Reputation and trust”. The ceremony summing up the business results of the year took place on December 3 in President Hotel, Moscow.

Sofia Zhilina, head of Volgograd branch of Vozrozhdenie Bank, was awarded as best manager of the region in nomination “Finance and Credit”.

November

Vozrozhdenie Bank won a prize as the Best Russian Bank of middle capitalization on the banking award “Big Money”.

October

Interfax and Thomson Financial have surveyed the Russian investor relations field and placed Julia Vinogradova from Vozrozhdenie Bank at the top of the list in the financial sector. More than 300 fund managers and analysts from Russia, Europe, Asia and the US were asked their opinion in the spring of 2007.

Expert magazine published its13th traditional rating of 400 Russian top companies by revenue for the previous year. 26 most successful Russian banks were represented there including permanent member Vozrozhdenie Bank that jumped 30 places at once.

September

Vozrozhdenie Bank was awarded with a Golden Star in nomination “For the highest growth rate” on the II Conference of banks-partners held by Western Union on September 18-20 in Moscow.

July

Institutional Investor, the international magazine, published a select list of Russian business leaders in its 2007 July issue. The banking sector was represented by only two persons — Andrei Kazmin (Sberbank) and Dmitry Orlov (Vozrozhdenie Bank).

May

Nizhniy Novgorod branch was honoured with the letter of gratitude for longstanding sustainable operation on the banking market, positive development, active involvement in priority national projects and investment programs.

March

On March 30, 2007 Tamara Konoplina, head of Kaliningrad branch, was presented with a certificate to the branch “For best longstanding practice on the regional banking market” signed by Sergey Ivanyuk, head of Main Territorial Administration of the Bank of Russia.

2006

October

Vozrozhdenie Bank was recognized as the most transparent bank from a shareholders perspective according to Standard & Poor’s transparency rating survey of Russian banks.

April

Volgograd branch of Vozrozhdenie Bank was awarded by Nikolay Maksyuta, Governor of Volgograd region, with honorary certificate for great contribution to the development of banking sector in Volgograd region, granted to Sofia Zhilina, head of Volgograd branch of Vozrozhdenie Bank.

Sofia Zhilina, head of Volgograd branch of Vozrozhdenie Bank, was awarded with honorary certificate of the head of Volgograd administration for long and conscientious service, active involvement in the development of Volgograd banking sector and significant contribution to the accomplishment of social and economic tasks of the city.

January

Sofia Zhilina, head of Volgograd branch of Vozrozhdenie Bank, was recognized as best manager of Volgograd region in nomination “Finance and Credit”.

December

Vozrozhdenie Bank became the winner of the VII annual award “Best Annual Report 2004” in nomination “Internet” held by rating agency Expert RA.

2005

October

Vozrozhdenie Bank was ranked 2nd in Standard & Poor’s transparency rating survey.

2004

December

Vozrozhdenie Bank became the winner of Annual Reports Award 2003 in nomination “Internet” held by Expert magazine with participation of PricewaterhouseCoopers and Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange (MICEX).

2003

May

Vozrozhdenie Bank became the winner of the award “Best Annual Report” held by Expert magazine in nomination “Internet” among the financial companies.

2002

October

Dmitry Orlov, President of Vozrozhdenie Bank, was honorary titled as Honored Economist of the Russian Federation.

2001

May

Valery Shantsev, Vice Mayor of Moscow and First Deputy Prime Minister of Moscow Government presented Vozrozhdenie Bank with a letter of gratitude from the Mayor of Moscow.