Chairman of the Board of Directors
Board member since 1996, Chairman of the Board since 1998.
Started career in 1975 as electrical fitter. Worked at Tulachermet, rising through the ranks from assistant steelmaker to deputy shop manager. From 1986 worked in Kazakhstan, first as Deputy Chief Engineer, and later as Deputy CEO of the Karaganda Steel Plant. Member of Boards of Directors of several leading Russian steel companies since 1993.
Graduate of Siberian Metallurgic Institute majored in Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Foundries. In 1990 graduated from the Higher School of Commerce with the Foreign Trade Academy. In 1992 graduated from the Academy of National Economy, majored in Economics and Management. Ph.D., Tech.; Ph.D., Ec.; Professor. Winner, USSR Council of Ministers prize for Science and Technology. Honorary Metallurgist of the RF. Knight of the Order of Honour. Knight of the Order of Alexander Nevsky.