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Metalloinvest appoints directors of mining and steel divisions

12 January 2021

Metalloinvest, a leading global iron ore and HBI producer and supplier, and one of the regional producers of high-quality steel, announces the appointments of Rinat Ismagilov as Director of the Mining Division and Alexey Kushnarev as Director of the Steel Division.

The appointments are into newly-created roles in the Companys structure. They are intended to improve production management efficiency, accelerate the implementation of new technologies and ensure the application of best practices in business processes.

Rinat Ismagilov is responsible for policy development, modernisation and the efficient use of resources at the Company's mining and processing enterprises, namely Lebedinsky GOK and Andrey Varichev Mikhailovsky GOK.

Alexey Kushnarev holds corresponding responsibilities for Metalloinvest's steel assets Alexey Ugarov OEMK and Ural Steel.

Nazim Efendiev, CEO of Management Company Metalloinvest, said. "We are strengthening the team as part of the Company's ambitious development strategy. Rinat Ismagilov is one of the best professionals in his field. Thanks to the efforts of his team, unique technologies for iron ore raw material enrichment and production schemes for high-quality products have been introduced at Metalloinvests enterprises.

Alexey Kushnarev has extensive experience gained at Magnitogorsk and Evraz. He has a deep knowledge of metal production and processing, understands the current industry trends and knows how to implement the most promising solutions.

Rinat Ismagilov graduated from the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys (MISiS) with a degree in Mineral Processing in 1986. For many years, he worked at Norilsk Nickel, the Russian metals and mining company. Since 2013, he has held the positions of Deputy Director and later Director of the Mining Production Department at Management Company Metalloinvest.

Alexey Kushnarev graduated from the Nosov Magnitogorsk Institute of Mining and Metallurgy with a degree in Metal Forming in 1982. In 1995, he completed the Manager in Market Conditions programme at the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation. From 1982 to 2002, he worked at the Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works, where he rose from Rolling Mill Operator to Chief Rolling Mill Manager at the enterprise. From 2002 to 2020, he was Chief Rolling Mill Manager, Chief Engineer and Managing Director of Evraz Nizhny Tagil Iron and Steel Works (NTMK) and Evraz Kachkanar GOK.

Anton Troshin

Anton Troshin

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