Russian Standard Bank
Russian Standard Bank is one of the largest Russian banks and the country's leading consumer lender.

The bank was founded in 1999 by Roustam Tariko
Roustam Tariko
Roustam Tariko is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in Russian history. He is of Tatar descent.Tariko is the founder of Russian Standard Vodka, the leading premium vodka in Russia. He also founded Russian Standard Bank, a pioneer in Russian consumer credit market and one of the top credit...

. It dominates the consumer finance sector in Russia, and has over 54 percent control of the credit card market and over 30 percent control of the point of sale loan market. It is ranked among the best-profit-on-capital financial institutions in the world. The bank employs 25,000 people across its organization.

Russian Standard Bank has a presence in more than 1,800 cities in Russia. Its distribution network covers 93% of the Russian population. Russian Standard Bank is also the exclusive issuer of American Express
American Express
American Express Company or AmEx, is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Three World Financial Center, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. Founded in 1850, it is one of the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The company is best...

branded credit cards in Russia.
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