Maxim Kalinkin is the Head of Gazprombank Leasing Group responsible for three companies of the Group development: Gazprombank Leasing, which provides leasing services for the large corporate businesses, Gazprombank Autoleasing and CARCADE providing car leasing services for individual entrepreneurs and SMEs.
Maxim has been working in the leasing industry for over 20 years. From 2001 to 2006 he worked at Basic Element Group of Companies, where he rose from the Head of the Legal Department to the position of Deputy General Director and member of the Board of the leasing holding BasEl. From 2006 to 2010 Maxim headed the group of leasing companies of AFK Sistema. Since 2010, he has been working in Gazprombank Leasing group of companies, where he has promoted from an adviser to the CEO to the Head of Gazprombank Leasing Group.
In 2000 Maxim graduated from the International Independent Ecological and Political University with a degree in Jurisprudence and, while being a student, in 1999 began his career in leasing at Moscow Leasing Company. In 2004 he completed occupational retraining at the State Academy of Professional Retraining and Advanced Training for Managers and Investment Specialists under the Finance and Credit program. In 2004 he also graduated from the Russian University of Economics named after G.V. Plekhanov with a degree in General Audit.