Board of Directors

The Board of Directors performs general management of the Group’s business in accordance with the Federal Law On Joint Stock Companies, Acron’s Charter and the Regulation on the Board of Directors.

Alexander Popov
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Alexander Popov

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Member of the Strategic Planning and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board of Directors

Senior Vice President

In 2008, Alexander Popov was elected chairman of the Board of Directors and was named senior vice president in 2007.

Since 2004, he has been a head of the non-profit National Institute for Corporate Reform Foundation.

Mr Popov joined the Company in 1996. He worked as head of the internal audit division under the Board of Directors, head of the audit and legal department, vice president for corporate construction and financial control.

Mr Popov was born in 1969. He graduated in 1993 with a degree in in finance and credit from the Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation.

Mr Popov holds the title of Honoured Chemist of the Russian Federation. He was awarded the Medal of the Order for Merit to Fatherland, second degree.

Vladimir Gavrikov
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Vladimir Gavrikov

Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors, Member of the Strategic Planning and Corporate Governance Committeeof the Board of Directors

Executive Director

In 2006, Vladimir Gavrikov was elected to the Board of Directors and was appointed executive director in 2005.

He joined the Company in 1983 and worked as head of the office for social and cultural programmes, deputy head of the social development office, head of the social development office, social programmes supervisor, and deputy CEO for HR and social programmes.

Mr Gavrikov was born in 1960. He graduated in 1983 from the Novomoskovsk branch of Moscow Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology with a degree in chemical engineering process automation and system mechanisation.

Mr Gavrikov is a member of the Novgorod Regional Duma. He holds the title of Honoured Chemist of the Russian Federation and was awarded the Order for Merit to Fatherland, first and second degree, the Anniversary Medal in commemoration of Veliky Novgorod’s 1,150th Birthday, and a certificate of honour from the Russian Ministry of Industry and Science.

Nikolai Arutyunov
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Nikolai Arutyunov

Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Board of Directors

Senior Independent Director

In May 2016, Nikolai Arutyunov joined Acron’s Board of Directors.

Since 2013, he has been serving as Managing Director and Head of Sales Finance at Sukhoi Civil Aircraft.

In 2011 — 2012, Mr Arutyunov worked as Executive Director in UBS investment bank.

In 2006 — 2011, Director of Research in NCH Advisors Inc. investment fund.

Mr Arutyunov was born in 1964. In 1986, he graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Georgy Golukhov
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Georgy Golukhov

Member of the Board of Directors

CEO Adviser

In May 2016, Mr Golukhov joined Acron’s Board of Directors.

Since 2016, a member of the Board of Directors of PJSC Pharmstandard.

Since 2014, CEO of Municipal Clinical Hospital No. 31, Moscow Health Department.

In 2012—2014, Minister of the Government of Moscow, Head of Moscow Health Department.

Mr Golukhov was born in 1960. In 1983, he graduated from the Pirogov Second Moscow State Medical Institute.

He is MD, Professor and a correspondent member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Alexander Dynkin
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Alexander Dynkin

Member of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Strategic Planning and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board of Directors

CEO Adviser

Since 2012, Mr Dynkin has been a member of the Presidium of the Russian Presidential Council for Science and Education, a member of the Russian Presidential Commission for Strategic Development of the Fuel and Energy Sector and Environmental Security, and a member of the Russian Presidential Economic Council.

Since 2009, he has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of Contemporary Development Foundation.

In 2008, Mr Dynkin became a member of the Russian Presidential Council on Science, Technology and Education.

Since 2009, Alexander Dynkin has been advisor to Acron’s CEO and was elected to the Board of Directors in 2008.

Since 2006, he has been a director of the Institute of World Economy and International Relations at the Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO).

Since 2001, he has chaired the economics department at the International University in Moscow.

Mr Dynkin was born in 1948. He graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute and the IMEMO postgraduate course. He is a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences and has a Ph.D. in economics.

He holds the Order of Friendship, the Order of Honour and a medal in commemoration of Moscow’s 850th Birthday.

Yury Malyshev
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Yury Malyshev

Independent Director, Member of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors, Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Board of Directors

Member of Acron’s Board of Directors since May 2015.

Since 2010, has been Director of the Vernadsky State Geological Museum.

In 1999—2013, he served as president of a non-profit organisation Russia’s Mining Industrialists.

Member of Russian Academy of Sciences since 2011.

Since 1993, Malyshev has been president of the Academy of Mining Sciences.

Yury Malyshev received postdoctoral degree in engineering sciences in 1988.

Mr Malyshev was born in 1939. In 1963, he graduated from the Kemerovo Mining Institute with degree in development of mineral deposits.

Vladimir Sister
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Vladimir Sister

Independent Director, Member of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors, Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Board of Directors

Member of Acron’s Board of Directors since May 2015.

Since 2008, Vladimir Sister has been the head of the Department of Engineering Ecology and Alternative Energy Sources in the Moscow State University of Mechanical Engineering (MAMI).

In 2000—2006, he was CEO and Chairman of Managing Board of the Moscow Science and Technology Committee.

In 1991—2000, Mr Sister was a member of the Moscow Government, Prefect of the North-eastern Administrative Area.

In 1990—1991, he was Chairman of Kirov District Council of People’s Deputies in Moscow.

In 1994, he received a postdoctoral degree in engineering sciences.

Professor of mechanical-engineering technology since 1995.

Mr Sister was born in 1945. In 1967, he graduated from Dzerzhinsky Institute of Chemical Technology in Dnepropetrovsk with degree in engineering of chemical machinery and devices.