Artem Obolensky (Russian: Артём Алексеевич Оболенский; born 23 December 1975) is Russian banker and businessman, since November 2016 – 100% shareholder of Nakhodka Fertilizer Plant CJSC and 100% shareholder of RusGazDobycha CJSC.
Artem Alekseevich Obolensky was born and raised in Kiev. He graduated from Northumbria University in the UK in 1996, where he earned a bachelor's degree in International Accounting and Finance. In 1997, he graduated from Kyiv National Economic University, and in 2002, from the Fordham University in the United States, specializing in Economics.
Artem Obolensky is developing a project on the construction of Russia's largest plant for the production of nitrogen fertilizers and methanol (NZMU CJSC) in the Nakhodka district, Primorsky region, with a total investment budget of about 6 billion dollars.
Obolensky’s RusGazDobycha is engaged in development of a joint gas project with Gazprom PJSC with proven reserves of over 400 billion cubic meters of gas.
In addition, Obolensky is a chairman of the Board of Directors in SMP Bank JSC, Mosoblbank PJSC, and SMP-Insurance LLC. From 2005 to 2016, Obolensky held the position of a chairman of the board of directors in Moscow Distillery Cristall OJSC (excluding the period from June to December 2015). In 2012-2016 Obolensky was a member of the Board of Directors of Minudobreniya JSC.
Work on NZMU
In November 2016, Obolensky bought 100% of shares of Nakhodka Fertilizer Plant In December 2016, he signed core agreements required for the project’s successful implementation. At the moment, there is an active work with financial institutions and potential investors. Preliminary agreements with a number of banks and investors have been signed already.