Lev Khasis was born on June 5, 1966, in Kuybyshev (now Samara).
In 1989 he graduated from the Academician S.P. Korolev Kuybyshev Aviation Institute (Aircraft Engineering); in 1995 – the Institute of Retraining and Advanced Training in Finance and Banking of the Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation (Banking); in 2001 – St. Petersburg University of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation (Law). PhD in Economics.
In 1993-1995 he held the post of Managing Director of the Samara branch of AvtoVazBank and Vice-President of AvtoVazBank.
In 1994-1999 he was Arbitration Manager and President of Aviakor OJSC.
In 1997-1998 he was Vice-President of Alfa-Bank.
In 1999-2002 he was a member of the Board of Directors of Perekrestok Trading House CJSC.
In 2002-2006 he was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Perekrestok Trading House CJSC.
In 2006-2011 he was Chief Executive Officer of X5 Retail Group N.V.
In 2011-2013 he was Senior Vice-President of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
September 2013 - present – member of the Executive Board, First Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board of Sberbank. He supervises and coordinates the work of the International Operations Unit, the Techologies Unit, the Services Unit, and several other areas of the Bank's activity.
He is a shareholder of Sberbank: stake in the authorized share capital - 0.0012%, share of the ordinary shares held - 0.0013%.