The Russian Managers Association and Kommersant Publishers published the Top 1,000 Russian Managers Association annual ranking on October 3, which makes it possible to identify the country’s best managerial experience, draw attention to the growing professional reputation of Russian management, and develop the social role of business. Nornickel executives are traditionally in high positions in the ranking in various categories.
Nornickel’s President Vladimir Potanin is among the business leaders of the year.
In the Metallurgy and Mining Industry, Senior Vice-President — Sales, Commerce and Logistics Sergey Batekhin took first place in the Logistics Director category.
First Vice-President, General Counsel Marianna Zakharova is in first position in the Chief Legal Officer category.
In addition, Head of the Corporate Secretary Office Pavel Platov is among the best in the Corporate Governance Director category.
As a reminder, the winners in their categories in 2015 were Nornickel’s Vice President — State Secretary, GR Elena Bezdenezhnykh, Senior Vice-President Andrei Bougrov, Senior Vice-President — HR, Social Policy and Public Relations Larisa Zelkova, and Senior Vice-President — Chief Financial Officer Sergey Malyshev. This year saw the 17th publication of the Top 1,000 Russian Managers Association annual ranking. The ranking is an instrument for objectively evaluating the professional reputation of Russian leading senior managers. The ranking takes account of annual performance and identifies the most professional executives in Russia, who are considered by the professional community to be leaders in their industries and functional areas. The constant presence of Nornickel top managers in the ranking indicates the level of the company’s corporate governance and shows that the company’s management quality is highly assessed by the managerial community.