Board of Directors

Gareth Penny
Gareth Penny

Independent director

Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2013

Member of the Strategy Committee

Born in: 1962

Nationality: UK

Share in the CompanyPublic Joint Stock Company "Mining and Metallurgical Company "Norilsk Nickel"Go to the glossary’s authorised capital: 0%

Education:

  • Bishops Diocesan College, Cape Town
  • Eton College, UK
  • Oxford, Rhodes Scholar, UK
  • Master of Arts in Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Track record:

  • 2007 — present: Non-Executive Director at Julius Baer Holding Ltd
  • 2012 — 2016: Executive Chairman at New World Resources plc, Executive Director at New World Resources NV
  • 2012 — 2016: member of the Board of Directors at OKD
  • 2016 — 2018: Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Pangolin Diamonds Corp.
  • 2017 — present: Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Edcon Holdings Limited
  • 2017 — present: Director at Amulet Diamond Corporation
Andrey Bougrov
Andrey Bougrov

Executive director

Senior Vice President

Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2013

Member of the Management Board since 2002

Born in: 1952

Share in the Company’s authorised capital: 0%

Education:

  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), PhD in Economics

Track record:

  • 1977-1991 — Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the USSR
  • 1991-1993 — Advisor to the President, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • 1993-2002 — Executive Director, Member of the Board of Directors — International Bank for Reconstruction. and Development, International Development Association, International Finance Corporation, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, Washington. D.C., USA
  • 2002-2004 — Deputy CEO, Investment Department Director, CJSC Interros Holding Company Management Board, Member
  • 2002-2003, 2005 — Member, Board of Directors, Power Machines OJSC
  • 2002-2009 — Member, Board of Directors, JSC Rosbank
  • 2003-2005 — Member, Board of Directors, JSC Russian Utilities Systems
  • 2003-2007 — Member, Board of Directors, JSC Open Investments (OPIN)
  • 2004-2010 — Managing Director, Member of the Board of Directors, CJSC Interros Holding Company
  • 2004-2008 — Member, Board of Directors, JSC RAO Unified Energy System of Russia
  • 2008-2011 — Chairman, Board of Directors, ProfMedia Holding
  • 2005 — Member, Board of Directors JSC TGKTerritorial Generating CompanyGo to the glossary-1
  • 2007-2008 — Member, Supervisory Board, Advanced Metallurgical GroupPublic Joint Stock Company "Mining and Metallurgical Company "Norilsk Nickel” and its subsidiariesGo to the glossary N.V., Netherlands
  • 2007-2009 — Chairman, Board of Directors, Power Generating Company OGKWholesale Generating CompanyGo to the glossary-3
  • 2002-2006 — Member, Management Board, Russian Federation Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • 2007-2009 — Member, Governing Council, Sustainable Energy Development Autonomous Non-Profit Organization
  • 2008-2009 — Member, Commission of Experts under the United Nations General Assembly on Reforms of the International Monetary and Financial system (Stiglitz Commission)
  • 2010-2013 — Deputy CEO, Member of the Management Board, Interros Company
  • 2013-2014 — Member, Board of Directors , OJSC RusHydro
  • 2013-2015 — Deputy CEO for GR and IR, OJSC MMCMining and Metallurgical CompanyGo to the glossary Norilsk Nickel
  • 2013 — 2015 — Vice-President, CJSC Intrrros Holding Company (2015 —Intrrros Holding Company LLC)
  • Since 2014 — Member, Board of Directors, OJSC Inter RAO UES (2015 — PJSC Inter RAO UES)
  • June, 2015 — October, 2015 — Vice-President — Government and Investor Relations, MMC Norilsk Nickel
  • 2015 — 2016 — Vice-President, MMC Norilsk Nickel
  • 2015 — 2016 — Member of the Investment Committee, RusHydro Hydroelectric Power Generation Company
  • Since 2016 — Senior Vice President, PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel
  • Since 2016 — Member of the Expert Advisory Board on Corporate Governance, the Central Bank of the Russian Federation (Bank of Russia)
  • Since 2016 — Chairman of the Share Issuers Committee, PJSC Moscow Exchange
  • Since 2018 — present — Chairman of the Board of non-financial reporting at RUIE, vice-present and Member of the Management Board at RUIE
  • Member of The Bretton Woods Committee, Washington D.C.
  • Member of the Russian Federation Council for Foreign and Defense Policy
  • Member of the Russian Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs Business Council
  • Member/Vice-President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs
  • Member of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Department Advisory Board
Sergey Barbashev
Sergey Barbashev

Executive director

Member of the Board of Directors since 2011

Born in: 1962

Nationality: Russia

Share in the Company’s authorised capital: 0%

Education:

  • Moscow Higher School of Militia of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the USSR, degree in law

Track record:

  • 2008 — 2018: CEO and Chairman of the Management Board at Interros Holding Company LLC (Interros Holding Company CJSC until 2015)
  • 2008 — present: member of the Board at the Vladimir Potanin Charitable Foundation
  • 2011 — present: Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rosa Khutor Ski Resort Development Company
  • 2015 — 2018: Branch Director at Olderfrey Holdings Ltd.
  • 2016 — present: member of the Board of Endowment for Education, Science and Culture
  • 2016 — 2018: Director at Olderfrey Holdings Ltd.
  • 2018 — present: Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Security at PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel
Alexey Bashkirov
Alexey Bashkirov

Non-executive director

Member of the Board of Directors since 2013

Chairman of the Budget Committee, member of the Audit and Sustainable Development Committee, the Strategy Committee and Corporate Governance, Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Born in: 1977

Nationality: Russia

Share in the Company’s authorised capital: 0%

Education:

  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), degree in International Economic Relations

Track record:

  • 2009 — 2015: Executive Director, Head of the Investment Department, Deputy CEO for Investments at Interros Holding Company
  • 2009 — 2014: member of the Board of Directors at Prof-Media Management
  • 2011 — 2015: member of the Management Board at Interros Holding Company
  • 2012 — 2014: member of the Board of Directors at SP Holding, Cinema Park
  • 2014 — present: member of the Board of Directors at Petrovax Pharm and Zaodno
  • 2015 — 2018: member of the Management Board, Deputy CEO for Investments at Interros Holding Company
  • 2016 — present: trustee of the Night Time Hockey League, a non-profit amateur hockey foundation
  • 2016 — 2018: member of the Board of Directors at iGlass Technology Inc.
  • 2016 — present: Managing Director at Winter Capital Advisors
  • 2016 — present: CEO at Translaininvest
  • 2018 — present: CEO, Chairman of the Management Board at Interros Holding Company
Sergey Bratukhin
Sergey Bratukhin

Independent director

Member of the Board of Directors since 2013

Chairman of the Corporate Governance, Nomination and Remuneration Committee, member of the Strategy Committee, the Budget Committee and the Audit and Sustainable Development Committee

Born in: 1971

Nationality: Russia

Share in the Company’s authorised capital: 0%

Education:

  • Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia, degree in Engineering;
  • Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation, degree in Banking and Insurance;
  • Warwick Business School, degree in Business Management

Track record:

  • 2007 — 2017: member of the Board of Directors at Dallesprom
  • 2007 — 2014: member of the Board of Directors at Amur Shipping Company
  • 2011 — present: President at Invest AG (CIS Investment Advisers LLC)
  • 2014 — 2016: member of the Board of Directors at AKB International Financial Club
Artem Volynets
Artem Volynets

Independent director

Member of the Board of Directors since 2018

Member of the Strategy Committee and member of the Budget Committee

Born in: 1967

Education:

  • Artem studied at Georgetown University, INSEAD, the American University in Washington, DC and the Moscow State University.

Track record:

Artem has more than 20 years’ experience in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and senior corporate management roles. He led private and public transactions worth more than US$30bn and managed leading businesses in the metals and mining industry.

Artem is the CEO and Board Director of Chaarat Gold Holdings, UK listed gold company. He is also a founder of ACG Amur Capital Group Ltd, an advisory and investment management firm for the CIS region.

From 2003 to 2013 Artem was a key executive in the Russian aluminium and energy industries, including CEO of En+ Group, Deputy CEO and Director for Corporate Strategy at UC RUSAL, and SVP Strategy at SUAL International.

From 2009 to 2010 he served as Chairman of the International Aluminium Institute.

From 1997 to 2003, Artem was a management consultant and corporate finance advisor with Monitor Group in London.

Marianna Zakharova
Marianna Zakharova

Executive director

First Vice-President and General Counsel

Member of the Board of Directors since 2010

Member of the Management Board since 2016

Born in: 1976

Share in the Company’s authorised capital: 0%

Education:

  • Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN), master’s degree in law

Track record:

  • Marianna joined Interros in 2002 as Deputy Director of Legal Department, and rose to become Director of the department in 2004, position held until 2010. From 2009 to 2010, Mrs. Zakharova also sat on the Board of Directors of Rosbank, and in 2010 became member of the Board of MMC Norilsk Nickel. In 2010-2015, Ms. Zakharova served as Member of the Management Board and Deputy CEO for Legal Affairs at Interros and sat on the Board of Directors of CJSC ProfEstate. Since October 2015 Marianna is First Vice-President and General Counsel of MMC Norilsk Nickel
Andrey Likhachev
Andrey Likhachev

Member of the Board of Directors since 2018

Member of the Corporate Governance, Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Born in: 1965

Education:

  • A. A. Zhdanov Leningrad State University, degree in applied mathematics

Track record:

  • 2011 – 2013: CEO, Member of the Board of Directors, OJSC MOEK.
  • 2012 – 2018: Chairman of the Board of Directors PJSC Irkutskenergo
  • 2013 – 2016: CEO, Planeta ZIL LLC
  • 2017 – to date: CEO, JSC Rublevo-Arkhangelskoye (PJSC SBERBANK Group)
  • 2018 – to date: Member of the Board of Directors PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel
Roger Llewelyn Munnings
Roger Llewelyn Munnings

Independent director

Member of the Board of Directors since 2018

Chairman of the Audit and Sustainable Development Committee and Member of the Budget Committee

Born in: 1950

Education:

  • The University of Oxford, M.A. (Hons) in Politics, Philosophy and Economic;
  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Track record:

  • 2003 — 2011: Member of the Board of Directors, Russo — British Chamber of Commerce (Russia and UK)
  • 2005 — 2014: Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board, Association of European Businesses in the Russian Federation (Russia)
  • 2008 — 2014: Chairman of Audit Committee Institute in the Russian Federation
  • 2011 — 2014: Member of Advisory Board, Oracle Capital Group
  • 2012 — 2013: Independent Director, JSC SUEK
  • 2009 — 2016: Member of the Board of Trustees, John Smith Trust
  • 2009 — 2014: Member of the Board of Directors, Moscow School of Political Studies (now Moscow School of Civic Education)
  • 2010 — 2016: Member of the Board of Directors, Wadswick Energy Limited
  • 2010 — currently: Independent Director, Chairman of Board Audit, Finance and Risks Committee of PJSC JFC Sistema
  • 2011 — currently: Chairman of the Board of Directors, Russo — British Chamber of Commerce (Russia and UK)
  • 2013 — currently: Advisory Council Member, International Business Leaders Forum Autonomos Non-Profit Organization
  • 2015 — currently: Member of the Board of Trustees, Kino Klassika Limited
  • 2015 — currently: Independent Director, Chairman of Board HR — Compensation Committee of PJSC LUCoil
  • 2017 — currently: Member of Council of National Representatives, Association of European Businesses in the Russian Federation (Russia)
Stalbek Mishakov
Stalbek Mishakov

Non-executive director

Member of the Board of Directors since 2012

Member of the Corporate Governance, Nomination and Remuneration Committee and the Audit and Sustainable Development Committee

Born in: 1970

Nationality: Russia

Share in the Company’s authorised capital: 0.0028%

Education:

  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), degree in International Law;
  • University of Notre Dame (USA), Master’s degree;
  • Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry, PhD in Economics

Track record:

  • 2010 — 2018 — advisor to the CEO at RUSAL Global Management B. V.
  • 2018 — н.в. — Sector Lead at RUSAL Global Management B. V.
  • 2012 — 2015 — member of the Board of Directors at Open Joint Stock Company MMC Norilsk Nickel
  • 2013 — 2018 — deputy CEO at EN+ Management
  • 2013 — 2016 — member of the Board of Directors at United Company RUSAL Plc
  • 2015 — н.в. — member of the Board of Directors at Public Joint Stock Company MMC Norilsk Nickel
Maxim Sokov
Maxim Sokov

Non-executive director

Member of the Board of Directors since 2008

Chairman of the Strategy Committee, Member of the Budget Committee

Born in: 1979

Nationality: Russia

Share in the Company’s authorised capital: 0.0011%

Education:

  • Russian State Tax Academy under the Russian Ministry of Taxes, degree in Law;
  • New York University, Master’s degree in Law, lawyer (USA)

Track record:

  • 2008 — 2013: CEO of OK RUSAL — Investment Management
  • 2012 — 2018: member of the Board of Directors at United Company RUSAL Plc
  • 2012 — 2013: Director of Strategic Investment Management at RUSAL Global Management B. V.
  • 2013 — 2014: Advisor on Strategic Investment Management at RUSAL Global Management B. V. and First Deputy CEO at En+ Group Ltd
  • 2013 — 2018: CEO at En+ Management
  • 2013 — 2017: member of the Board of Directors at Eurosib Energo Plc
  • 2013 — 2018: member of the Board of Directors at En+ Group limited and En+ Group Plc
  • 2014 — 2018: CEO at En+ Group Limited
  • 2017 — 2018: member of the Board of Directors at FESCO
  • 2017 — 2018: CEO at En+ Group Plc
  • 2018 — 2018: president at En+ Group Plc
Vladislav Soloviev
Vladislav Soloviev

Non-executive director

Member of the Board of Directors in since 2013 (also in 2008–2011)

Born in: 1973

Nationality: Russia

Share in the Company’s authorised capital: 0%

Education:

  • Graduate School of Management of the State Academy of Management;
  • Moscow State Technological University „Stankin”;
  • University МВА

Track record:

  • 2007 — present: member of the Board of Directors at United Company RUSAL Plc
  • 2008 — 2015: member of the Board of Directors at En+ Group Limited
  • 2010 — 2014: First Deputy Director at CJSC RUSAL Global Management B. V.
  • 2014 — 2018: CEO of CJSC RUSAL Global Management B. V. and United Company RUSAL Plc
  • 2018 — 2018: member of the Board of Directors and CEO at En+ Group
  • 2018 — present — president at United Company RUSAL Plc and CJSC RUSAL Global Management B. V.
Robert Edwards
Robert Edwards

Independent director

Member of the Board of Directors since 2013

Member of the Corporate Governance, Nomination and Remuneration Committee, and the Audit and Sustainable Development Committee

Born in: 1966

Nationality: UK

Share in the Company’s authorised capital: 0%

Education:

  • Camborne School of MineA mining location for the extraction of ores.Go to the glossarys, degree in Mining Engineering

Track record:

  • 2013 — 2014: Senior Advisor at Royal Bank of Canada (Europe) Capital Markets
  • 2013 — present: CEO at Highcross Resources Ltd
  • 2014 — 2018: non-executive Director at GB Minerals Ltd
  • 2016 — 2016: Non-Executive Chairman at Sierra Rutile Limited (SRX)

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