Gleb Galin was born in 1965.
In 1990 he became co-founder of Absolute LLP.
In 1993 he became co-founder of Absolut Bank
In the early 1990s Galin got to know Alexander Svetakov who lived in the neighbourhood. Galin maintained contacts with Singaporean businessmen, while Alexander Svetakov and Andrei Truskov dealt with computers. Three of them teamed up to establish Absolute LLP that was engaged in computer and office equipment business. In 2000 Galin parted with his partners, but he still has dealings with them in a few projects, including the bank.
Source: Vedomosti, 30 June 2007
In 2006 before the new issue of Eurobonds Absolute Bank disclosed information on the stakes of the shareholders. Board member Gleb Galin owned 15.46%.
Source: Profil, 20 March 2006
In June 2007 shareholders of Absolute Group Alexander Svetakov, Gleb Galin, Andrei Truskov, Mikhail Serdtsev and Andrei Kosolapov sold 92,5% of Absolute Bank's shares to KBC Group, Belgia, for 1 billion dollars. Almost a third of the proceeds was entrusted to the administration of Everest Asset Management MC.
Source: RBC daily, 11 June 2008
15 September 2007 at the Moscow City Golf Club a golf tournament named 20 years of the first Russian golf club took place. During the opening ceremony Gleb Galin was awarded special prize For the devotion to the Club.
Source: The Moscow City Golf Club, 15 September 2007
In 2011 former co-owner of Absolute Bank Gleb Galin was ranked 478 in the list of Russia's richest businessmen. His wealth was estimated at 4.9 billion rubles.
Source: Finance, 14 February 2011