About Us

Governance

The Company believes that consistent application of international corporate governance best practices ensures sustainable development and increases its value.

Objectivity and independence of the Board of Directors are the basic principles that the Company follows to improve the efficiency of the business.



Ivan Streshinsky

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Education:

1992 — Graduated with honors from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, faculty of aeromechanics and flying engineering.

Professional experience:

Since 2012

CEO of USM Management LLC.
CEO and Member of the Board of Directors of Garsdale Services Investment Limited.

Serves as:

  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    MegaFon PJSC (Chairman);
  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    METALLOINVEST MC LLC (Chairman);
  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    “Kommersant” JSC;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    USM Monaco Limited;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    USM Holdings Limited;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    Mail.ru Group Limited;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    CITY JSC.

2008 — 2012

CEO of Telecominvest JSC.

2006 — 2008

Member of the Board of Directors of Gazmetall JSC and METALLOINVEST, worked on the consolidation of METALLOINVEST Holding’s assets.

2006 — 2007

CEO of Gazmetall JSC.

1994 — 2006

A number of senior managerial positions at COALCO Group.

1993 — 1994

Member of the Board of Directors of Perm Motors.

Ivan Streshinsky

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Education:

1992 — Graduated with honors from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, faculty of aeromechanics and flying engineering.

Professional experience:

Since 2012

CEO of USM Management LLC.
CEO and Member of the Board of Directors of Garsdale Services Investment Limited.

Serves as:

  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    MegaFon PJSC (Chairman);
  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    METALLOINVEST MC LLC (Chairman);
  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    “Kommersant” JSC;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    USM Monaco Limited;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    USM Holdings Limited;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    Mail.ru Group Limited;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    CITY JSC.

2008 — 2012

CEO of Telecominvest JSC.

2006 — 2008

Member of the Board of Directors of Gazmetall JSC and METALLOINVEST, worked on the consolidation of METALLOINVEST Holding’s assets.

2006 — 2007

CEO of Gazmetall JSC.

1994 — 2006

A number of senior managerial positions at COALCO Group.

1993 — 1994

Member of the Board of Directors of Perm Motors.

Galina Aglyamova

Independent non-executive director

Education:

1985 — Graduated from the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys (MISiS) with a PhD in Economics.

Professional experience:

2006 — 2012

Vice President, Finance, OJSC NLMK.

2005 — 2006

Deputy General Director for Economics and Finance, NLMK.

2000 — 2005

Director for Economics and Finance, NLMK.

1997 — 2000

Deputy Director for Economics, NLMK.

Valery Kazikaev

Independent non-executive director

Education:

1976 — Graduated from the Moscow Mining Institute with a PhD in Economics.

Professional experience:

Since Dec. 2015

CEO of JSC Holding Company BMC.

Since June 2015

Member of the Board of Directors of Hamriyah Steel FZC.

Since April 2014

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Baikal Mining Company LLC.

Since October 2013

Member of the Board of Directors of METALLOINVEST Management Company LLC.

2010 — 2013

First Deputy General Director for Strategic Development, OJSC Sheremetyevo International Airport.

2001 — 2010

General Director, CJSC TZK-Sheremetyevo.

Nikolai Krylov

Independent Non-Executive Director

Education:

J.S.D. from Moscow State University, J.D. from Yale Law School.

Professional experience:

Since 2012

Sector Head at the Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

1994 — 1999

Worked in New York at various international law firms: Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.

Irina Lupicheva

Non-Executive Director

Education:

Graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations majoring in International Economics and holds a post-graduate degree from the Moscow Finance Academy.

Professional experience:

Since May 2012

Managing Director, Head of Risk and Control Directorate at AF Holding LLC (which was renamed into USM Advisors LLC in June 2012).

2004 — 2012

A number of senior managerial positions in companies, which were later consolidated into USM Holdings, and supervised the finance and internal audit spheres, as well as securities transactions. Participated in creation of USM Holdings.

1992 — 2004

A number of senior managerial positions at MBG’s companies and MBGroup Impex.

Ivan Tavrin

Non-Executive Director

Education:

1998 — Graduated from the international law faculty of Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO)

Professional experience:

Since 2016

Chairman of the Board of Directors of CTC Media LLC

Serves as:

  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    METALLOINVEST MC LLC;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    MegaFon PJSC;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    “Kommersant” JSC;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    MO-TV Holdings Limited;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    USM Holdings Limited;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    7TV Media Holding LLC;
  • Member of the Board of Directors of
    Holding Vyberi Radio LLC.

2012 – 2016

CEO, Chairman of the Management Board of PJSC MegaFon

2011 – 2012

CEO of UTV-Management LLC

Pavel Mitrofanov

Non-executive Director

Education:

2001 — Graduated from the Faculty of Economics, Moscow State University.

2002 — Obtained a Masters degree in Financial Accounting, Analysis & Auditing.

2004 — Obtained an MBA degree from Imperial College Business School.

2015 — Completed a General Management Programme at Harvard Business School (HBS)

Professional experience:

Since June 2016

First Deputy CEO, USM Management;
Member of the Board of Directors, Management Company METALLOINVEST LLC;
Chairman of the Finance, Budgeting and Strategy Committee of the Board of Directors, Management Company METALLOINVEST LLC.

2010 – 2016

Deputy CEO, Chief Financial Officer, Management Company METALLOINVEST LLC

2009 – 2010

Investment and Strategy Director, Management Company METALLOINVEST LLC.

2008 – 2009

Deputy CEO for Strategic Development, Holding Company METALLOINVEST OJSC.

2004

Various positions within Metalloinvest Group.

2002 — 2003

Audit Assistant, FBK (Russian arm of PKF International).

Andrey Varichev

Executive Director and CEO, Management Company METALLOINVEST LLC

Education:

1991 — Graduated from the aviation and mechanical faculty of Moscow Institute of Aviation Technology named after K.E. Tsiolkovsky (MATI) as aircraft mechanical engineer.

Professional experience:

Since Oct. 2013

CEO of METALLOINVEST Management Company.

06.2009 — 06.2014

CEO of METALLOINVEST Holding Company JSC.

Feb. — June 2009

CEO of METALLOINVEST Management Company.

2006 — 2008

Commercial Director of METALLOINVEST Management Company.

2005 — 2006

CEO of Mikhailovsky GOK.

2003 — 2005

First Deputy Sales Director of Ural Steel LLC; from 2004 – Deputy General Director of Ural Steel LLC for commercial matters.

2001 — 2003

Deputy Director and afterwards Export Sales Director at TD NOSTA-OKhMK LLC

1991 — 2001

Held senior positions at a number of Russian iron and steel companies, including ZAO InterUral and NTMK JSC.

Dmitry Tarasov

Independent Director

Education:

1985 — Graduated with a degree in Engineering Metallurgy from the Faculty of Non-Ferrous Metallurgy, Rare Metals and Alloys from the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys (MISIS).

1990 — PhD in Technical Sciences with specialisation in Ore Processing and Rare and Precious Metals Deposits Development from MISIS.

Professional experience:

Since 2007

CEO of Ukrainian Metallurgical Ore Company.

Since 2005

Executive Director of CSM METALLOINVEST LLC

2005 — 2007

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mikhailovsky GOK.

2002 — 2007

Member of the Expert Committee for Metals and Mining of the State Duma of the Russian Federation; Member of the Coordination Committee for the Metals and Mining Sector of the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation; Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Metallurgy of the Commercial and Industrial Chamber of the Russian Federation; Member of the Management Board of the Union of Metal Product Exporters of the Russian Federation.

2002 — 2005

Deputy Director for Strategy and Future Development at Gazmetall.

2001 — 2002

Deputy Director of the Agency for Foreign Investment of the Administrative Department of the President of the Russian Federation.

1999 — 2001

Advisor to the Director of the State Fund for Precious Metals and Stones of the Russian Federation (Deputy Director) (Russian State Repository of Precious Metals).

1992 — 1999

Vice President of Investments and Major Construction Works at MISIS.

1985 — 1992

Worked in various positions at the gold-mining units of the Main Directorate of the Diamond and Gold Mining Industry in the USSR Diamond and Gold Council of Ministers. He worked his way up from Project Engineer to Chief Engineer and Project Manager.

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