The Managing Board is Acron's collegial executive body which performs day-to-day management
Chief Executive Officer
Since 2011, Vladimir Kunitsky has served as Acron’s CEO (President).
Between 2006 and 2011, he was Acron’s senior vice president.
Mr Kunitsky has been with the Company since 1983. His previous offices include deputy head of AN operations, head of NPK operations, director general of Dorogobuzh Minudobreniya Production Association.
He began his career in the chemical industry at the Krasno-Uralsk Copper Smelting Plant, where he worked from 1971 to 1983.
Mr Kunitsky was born in 1948. In 1971, he graduated from the Gorky Urals State University with a degree in chemistry.
Mr Kunitsky was named Honoured Chemist of the Russian Federation and received the Merit in Labour Medal.
Vice President for Finance and Economics
He has been with the Company since 2013, working as corporate finance director.
In 2006-2013, Mr Balandin worked at Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat at a senior management level.
Mr Balandin was born in 1980. He graduated from Kurgan State University in 2002 with a degree in finance and credit, as well as a law degree.
In 2006, he received his Ph.D. in economics from the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg State University.
Vice President for Domestic Business and Agricultural Projects
In November-December 2018, Acron’s Vice President for Domestic Business.
Mr Lebedev has worked at Acron since 2011, serving as a sales department specialist, head of the organic and non-organic chemical product sales team, deputy head of the sales department, and head of the sales department.
In 2007-2011, he was employed at NPP Macromer.
Alexander Lebedev was born in 1986. In 2008, he graduated from Vladimir State University with a degree in marketing.
Mr Lebedev received a golden medal for his contribution to the development of Russia’s agro-industrial complex.
Vice President for Capital Construction, Production Development, and Equipment Upgrades
He served as Acron’s Vice President for Production Development and Process Policy between July 2016 and December 2017.
From 1993 to 2016, Mr Makarov worked at Dorogobuzh as a process engineer and a deputy head for process at the mechanical repair workshop, lead engineer for repairs and deputy chief mechanic in the production support department, head of the ammonia workshop, and production assurance manager.
Alexey Makarov was born in 1973. He graduated in 2000 with degrees in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Economics and Management at a Mechanical Engineering Enterprise from Moscow State Open University
Mr Makarov was awarded the Novgorod Glory medal, second degree.
In 2008, Alexei Milenkov was appointed Acron’s finance director.
He has been with the Company since 2002, working as head of the information and research division.
Mr Milenkov was born in 1973. In 1995, he graduated from Togliatti State University with a degree in automotive engineering. He is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Vice President Overseas
Dmitry Khabrat was appointed Acron’s vice president overseas in 2012. In 2010-2018, he was head of Acron’s Foreign Trade Division. He was a member of Acron Board of Directors in 2011.
Mr Khabrat has been with Acron since 1993. He held the posts of an international market exports engineer, assistant deputy chairman of the Board of Directors, consulting center expert and deputy head of Acron’s Foreign Trade Division.
Mr Khabrat was born in 1970. He graduated in 1993 from the Novgorod Polytechnic Institute with a degree in mechanical engineering. In 1998, he graduated from the St. Petersburg State Academy of Engineering and Economics with a degree in economics and chemical enterprise management.
Mr Khabrat received a medal For Contribution to the Development of the Novgorod Land.