Yury Gilts
Managing Director of Volga Shipping Company
  • Born in Tallinn in 1968.
  • Graduated from Saint-Petersburg University of Economics and Finances, specialization — ‘Economist’.
  • Widely experienced in managing large transport companies with a vast geographic footprint.
  • Between 1995 and 2001 — Head of Department and Head of Financial Administration at Murmansk Shipping Company OJSC
  • Between 2001 and 2003 — First Deputy to Director General of Northern Shipping Company OJSC.
  • Between 2013 and 2017 — management of Rail Garant and RusTransCom groups’ railway assets.
  • From July 2017— Managing Director of North-Western Shipping Company.
  • From April 2019— Managing Director of Volga Shipping Company.
Alexander Shishkin
Chairman of BoD of Volga Shipping Company JSC (Volga-Flot JSC)
  • Born in 1951 in Gorky (former name of Nizhniy Novgorod).
  • In 1975 graduated from the Gorky Water Transport Engineering University with a degree in Ship Navigation on Sea Routes.
  • Between 1976 and 1995 — navigator and master on vessels оf Volga Shipping Company.
  • Between 1995 and 2000 — Deputy to Head of Department of Foreign Transportations, Deputy to Director at Volga Shipping Company.
  • Between July 2000 and April 2019 — Managing Director of Volga Shipping Company.
  • Awards:
  • 2009: Honors for Service to Transport of Russian Federation.
  • 2011: Medal for outstanding public service in extension of the transport complex of Russia.