Volga Shipping

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Leadership

Andrey Bubnov

Pavel Vinogradov

Born in 1980.

Graduated from Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the MFA of Russia. Executive MBA of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Between 2003 and 2011 was working at the London and Moscow offices of American investment bank Morgan Stanley.

From 2011- Financial Director, Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port PJSC.

Between 2013 and 2019 was holding top positions at Delo Group.

From 2020 — General Director, Transportation Assets Management LLC.

Born in 1978.

Graduated from M.v. Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2001.

Currently is Deputy CEO for Strategy and Development of PJSC Freight One.

Yury Gilts

Pavel Kiryukhantsev

Born in 1980.

Graduated from Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the MFA of Russia. Executive MBA of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Between 2003 and 2011 was working at the London and Moscow offices of American investment bank Morgan Stanley.

From 2011- Financial Director, Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port PJSC.

Between 2013 and 2019 was holding top positions at Delo Group.

From 2020 — General Director, Transportation Assets Management LLC.

Born in 1978.

Graduated from M.v. Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2001.

Currently is Deputy CEO for Strategy and Development of PJSC Freight One.

Born in 1968.

Graduated from Saint-Petersburg University of Economics and Finances.

From August 2017 — Managing Director of North-Western Shipping Company PJSC.

Between April 2019 and July 2021 — Managing Director of Volga Shipping Company JSC.

In July 2021, was appointed as CEO of Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Born in 1964.

Graduated from Leningrad State University in 1986, from Michel Institute in 1991, and from INSEAD in 2008.

CEO of CJSC Zest Leaders and LLC Zest Team Development.

Member of the Board of Directors of PJSC Freight One, JSC First Port Company, LLC EL-6.

Born in 1968.

Graduated from Saint-Petersburg University of Economics and Finances.

From August 2017 — Managing Director of North-Western Shipping Company PJSC.

Between April 2019 and July 2021 — Managing Director of Volga Shipping Company JSC.

In July 2021, was appointed as CEO of Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Born in 1964.

Graduated from Leningrad State University in 1986, from Michel Institute in 1991, and from INSEAD in 2008.

CEO of CJSC Zest Leaders and LLC Zest Team Development.

Member of the Board of Directors of PJSC Freight One, JSC First Port Company, LLC EL-6.

Dmitry Pritula

Aleksey Smolyansky

Born in 1977.

Graduated from the Moscow State Open University in 1999.

Graduated from the National Research University Higher School of Economics in 2015.

Currently he is chief executive, Freight One JSC.

Chairman of the Board of Directors Freight One Scandinavia Oy.

Born in 1974.

In 1995, graduated from Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics.

In 1998, received a degree in economics at the Russian Academy of State Service at the President of the Russian Federation.

Current position — Director, Assets Management Department, AVI Rumelko.

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Rumedia LLC.

Member of the Board of Directors at JSC First Port Company, Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg JSC, Taganrog Sea Commercial Port JSC, LESK OJSC.

Igor Feodorov

Aleksandr Shishkin

Born in 1977.

Graduated from the Moscow State Open University in 1999.

Graduated from the National Research University Higher School of Economics in 2015.

Currently he is chief executive, Freight One JSC.

Chairman of the Board of Directors Freight One Scandinavia Oy.

Born in 1974.

In 1995, graduated from Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics.

In 1998, received a degree in economics at the Russian Academy of State Service at the President of the Russian Federation.

Current position — Director, Assets Management Department, AVI Rumelko.

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Rumedia LLC.

Member of the Board of Directors at JSC First Port Company, Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg JSC, Taganrog Sea Commercial Port JSC, LESK OJSC.

Born in 1966.

In 1990 — graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, Law Department.

Between 2012 and June 2020 — General Director, Т. A. Management(Transport Assets Management LLC).

Member of the Board of Managing Directors, Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg JSC, Tuapse Sea Commercial Port JSC, Taganrog Sea Commercial Port JSC, Freight One JSC, First Port Company,Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

Born in 1951.

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 2000 and 2019 — Managing Director of Volga Shipping Company.

Since 2019 Mr Shishkin has been Adviser to the Managing Director of Volga Shipping Company.

Born in 1966.

In 1990 — graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, Law Department.

Between 2012 and June 2020 — General Director, Т. A. Management(Transport Assets Management LLC).

Member of the Board of Managing Directors, Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg JSC, Tuapse Sea Commercial Port JSC, Taganrog Sea Commercial Port JSC, Freight One JSC, First Port Company,Association of Commercial Sea Ports.

Born in 1951.

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 2000 and 2019 — Managing Director of Volga Shipping Company.

Since 2019 Mr Shishkin has been Adviser to the Managing Director of Volga Shipping Company.

Yury Gilts

CEO of Volga Shipping Company JSC

Andrey Rybakin

Director for Operations

Yury Gilts was born in 1968.

Graduated from Saint-Petersburg University of Economics and Finances.

Between 1995 and 2001 – Murmansk Shipping Company OJSC.

Between 2001 and 2003 – First Deputy to Director General of Northern Shipping Company OJSC.

For over a decade, Yury Gilts was holding leading positions at FESCO Transportation Group. Was involved in management of Rail Garant and RusTransCom groups’ railway assets.

From August 2017 – Managing Director of North-Western Shipping Company PJSC.

Between April 2019 and July 2021 – Managing Director of Volga Shipping Company JSC.

In July 2021, was appointed as CEO of Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Andrey Rybakin was born in 1975.

In 1998, graduated from Volga State Academy of Water Transport with specialization in organization of transportation and management of water transport.

Following the graduation, joined Volga Shipping Company JSC as a control engineer. Between 1999 and 2004 – engaged in management of international transportation.

Between 2005 and 2012 – employed by foreign companies. Between 2012 and 2018 – Director, V.F.Tanker LLC. Between 2018 and September – Director for Operation of Oil Tanker Fleet, Volga Shipping Company JSC.

In September 2020, was appointed as Director for Operations, Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Igor Aleshkin

Commercial Director

Oleg Abukin

Director, Safety of Shipping

Yury Gilts was born in 1968.

Graduated from Saint-Petersburg University of Economics and Finances.

Between 1995 and 2001 – Murmansk Shipping Company OJSC.

Between 2001 and 2003 – First Deputy to Director General of Northern Shipping Company OJSC.

For over a decade, Yury Gilts was holding leading positions at FESCO Transportation Group. Was involved in management of Rail Garant and RusTransCom groups’ railway assets.

From August 2017 – Managing Director of North-Western Shipping Company PJSC.

Between April 2019 and July 2021 – Managing Director of Volga Shipping Company JSC.

In July 2021, was appointed as CEO of Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Andrey Rybakin was born in 1975.

In 1998, graduated from Volga State Academy of Water Transport with specialization in organization of transportation and management of water transport.

Following the graduation, joined Volga Shipping Company JSC as a control engineer. Between 1999 and 2004 – engaged in management of international transportation.

Between 2005 and 2012 – employed by foreign companies. Between 2012 and 2018 – Director, V.F.Tanker LLC. Between 2018 and September – Director for Operation of Oil Tanker Fleet, Volga Shipping Company JSC.

In September 2020, was appointed as Director for Operations, Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Igor Aleshkin was born in 1977.

In 1999, graduated from Admiral Makarov State Maritime Academy. Specialization – engineer for organization of transportation and management of water transport.

Between 1999 and 2003 – employed by a variety of companies. Between 2003 and 2010 – head of a separate subdivision at Independent Transport Company LLC. Between 2010 and 2017 - head of a separate subdivision at Universal Forwarder LLC.

Between 2017 and 2020 – Deputy Commercial Director, North-Western Shipping Company PJSC.

From October 2020 - Commercial Director, Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Oleg Abukin was born in 1974.

In 1997, he graduated from Volga State Water Transport Academy with specialization in Navigation on Sea Routes. In 1998, graduated from Nizhny Novgorod Law Institute of RF Interior Ministry with specialization in Legal Studies.

Oleg Abukin began his career in 1994 as a motorman on the vessels of Volga Shipping Company. For 11 years he climbed up the professional advancement ladder. His job history continued at North-Western Shipping Company with a Master as the latest position on ships.

In 2012, Oleg Abukin worked at the Volga Department for State Marine and River supervision of the Federal Agency for Transport Supervision as the Head of the Department — Chief State Inspector.

From July 2021, holds a position of a Director for Safety of Navigation at Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Igor Aleshkin was born in 1977.

In 1999, graduated from Admiral Makarov State Maritime Academy. Specialization – engineer for organization of transportation and management of water transport.

Between 1999 and 2003 – employed by a variety of companies. Between 2003 and 2010 – head of a separate subdivision at Independent Transport Company LLC. Between 2010 and 2017 - head of a separate subdivision at Universal Forwarder LLC.

Between 2017 and 2020 – Deputy Commercial Director, North-Western Shipping Company PJSC.

From October 2020 - Commercial Director, Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Oleg Abukin was born in 1974.

In 1997, he graduated from Volga State Water Transport Academy with specialization in Navigation on Sea Routes. In 1998, graduated from Nizhny Novgorod Law Institute of RF Interior Ministry with specialization in Legal Studies.

Oleg Abukin began his career in 1994 as a motorman on the vessels of Volga Shipping Company. For 11 years he climbed up the professional advancement ladder. His job history continued at North-Western Shipping Company with a Master as the latest position on ships.

In 2012, Oleg Abukin worked at the Volga Department for State Marine and River supervision of the Federal Agency for Transport Supervision as the Head of the Department — Chief State Inspector.

From July 2021, holds a position of a Director for Safety of Navigation at Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Tatyana Efremova

HR Director

Rustem Galeyev

Administrative Director

Tatyana Efremova was born in 1980.

In 2002, graduated from Barnaul State Pedagogical University with specialization in psychology.

In 2020, obtained ЕMBA diploma at Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. Besides, has diplomas of German administration schools.

In 2002-2006, began her career as a recruitment consultant, used to head the recruitment department at an employment agency.

Between 2006 and 2009 – head of HR Department and Quality Control Department at engineering company AltayBusinessManagement.

Between 2010 and 2015, was in charge of personnel management at several business units of RUSAGRO.

Between 2015 and November 2019 – Deputy General Director, HR Director at chemical corporation Tolyattiazot.

From November 2019 - HR Director, Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Rustem Galeyev was born in 1970.

In 1993, graduated from Volga State Academy of Water Transport with specialization in ships’ electric & automation systems. In 2004, underwent professional retraining at the Academy of National Economy of the Russian Federation Government​ with specialization in marketing management. In 2010, had a course of advanced studies at Moscow Academy of State and Municipal Management under the programme of info-analytic techniques and measures to support executive decision-making.

Between 1992 and 1995, was working on foreign shipping vessels of Volga Shipping Company. Between 1995 and 2000, was working at Volga Customs Department. Between 2000 and 2009 – Customs Specialist at Legal Department of Volga Shipping Company.

Between 2009 and 2014 – Deputy Director of RF Transport Ministry’s Department of State Policy for Marine and River Transport. In 2014, was appointed as Deputy Director for Administrative Affairs and Public Relations at Volga Shipping Company.

From 2016 - Administrative Director, Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Tatyana Morozova

Director for Legal Support

Vladislav Lyakh

Procurement Director

Tatyana Efremova was born in 1980.

In 2002, graduated from Barnaul State Pedagogical University with specialization in psychology.

In 2020, obtained ЕMBA diploma at Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. Besides, has diplomas of German administration schools.

In 2002-2006, began her career as a recruitment consultant, used to head the recruitment department at an employment agency.

Between 2006 and 2009 – head of HR Department and Quality Control Department at engineering company AltayBusinessManagement.

Between 2010 and 2015, was in charge of personnel management at several business units of RUSAGRO.

Between 2015 and November 2019 – Deputy General Director, HR Director at chemical corporation Tolyattiazot.

From November 2019 - HR Director, Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Rustem Galeyev was born in 1970.

In 1993, graduated from Volga State Academy of Water Transport with specialization in ships’ electric & automation systems. In 2004, underwent professional retraining at the Academy of National Economy of the Russian Federation Government​ with specialization in marketing management. In 2010, had a course of advanced studies at Moscow Academy of State and Municipal Management under the programme of info-analytic techniques and measures to support executive decision-making.

Between 1992 and 1995, was working on foreign shipping vessels of Volga Shipping Company. Between 1995 and 2000, was working at Volga Customs Department. Between 2000 and 2009 – Customs Specialist at Legal Department of Volga Shipping Company.

Between 2009 and 2014 – Deputy Director of RF Transport Ministry’s Department of State Policy for Marine and River Transport. In 2014, was appointed as Deputy Director for Administrative Affairs and Public Relations at Volga Shipping Company.

From 2016 - Administrative Director, Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Tatyana Morozova was born in 1976.

Graduated with honors from Volga State University of Water Transport with specialization in law. Completed professional retraining at Nizhny Novgorod State University of Linguistics named after N.A.Dobrolyubov and Saint-Petersburg State University.

Between 2000 and 2007 - Legal Advisor and Deputy Head of Legal Support Office, Volga Shipping Company OJSC.

In October 2007, joined North-Western Shipping Company OJSC. From 2010 – Head of the company’s Legal Support Office.

From July 2020 - Director for Legal Support, Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Vladislav Lyakh was born in 1982.

In 2004, graduated from the Faculty of Engineering at Peter the Great Military Academy of SMF with specialization in electronics and computer technologies, systems and networks. In 2008, graduated from the Russian Academy for Foreign Trade with specialization in global economy under New Leaders of Evraz programme. In 2016, graduated from Skolkovo Business School with specialization in organization management and competitive growth.

Vladislav Lyakh embarked upon a career as a procurement specialist at Evraz Group having proceeded to the position of the Ore Division Procurement Head.

Between 2016 and 2019 - Head of Department on Introduction of Category Management, involved in successful transformation of procurement services within major holdings including PhosAgro, Norilsk Nickel, Polyus Zoloto, Kazakhstan Railway, Alrosa.

Between 2019 and 2020, was supervising procurement at Airports of Regions’ Technical Directorate.

From June 2020 – Procurement Director, Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Tatyana Morozova was born in 1976.

Graduated with honors from Volga State University of Water Transport with specialization in law. Completed professional retraining at Nizhny Novgorod State University of Linguistics named after N.A.Dobrolyubov and Saint-Petersburg State University.

Between 2000 and 2007 - Legal Advisor and Deputy Head of Legal Support Office, Volga Shipping Company OJSC.

In October 2007, joined North-Western Shipping Company OJSC. From 2010 – Head of the company’s Legal Support Office.

From July 2020 - Director for Legal Support, Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Vladislav Lyakh was born in 1982.

In 2004, graduated from the Faculty of Engineering at Peter the Great Military Academy of SMF with specialization in electronics and computer technologies, systems and networks. In 2008, graduated from the Russian Academy for Foreign Trade with specialization in global economy under New Leaders of Evraz programme. In 2016, graduated from Skolkovo Business School with specialization in organization management and competitive growth.

Vladislav Lyakh embarked upon a career as a procurement specialist at Evraz Group having proceeded to the position of the Ore Division Procurement Head.

Between 2016 and 2019 - Head of Department on Introduction of Category Management, involved in successful transformation of procurement services within major holdings including PhosAgro, Norilsk Nickel, Polyus Zoloto, Kazakhstan Railway, Alrosa.

Between 2019 and 2020, was supervising procurement at Airports of Regions’ Technical Directorate.

From June 2020 – Procurement Director, Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Aleksandr Khlyustov

Technical Director

Aleksandr Pivovarov

Director for Digital Transformation

Aleksandr Khlyustov was born in 1965.

In 1985, he finished Gorky River School named after I. P. Kulibin with specialization in Operation of Ship Propulsion Plants, in 1994 — graduated from Gorky Institute of Water Transport Engineering with specialization in Ship Engines and Mechanisms.

Having finished the River School, Aleksandr Khlyustov started working as an engine man / wheel man on Volga-Don 131 at Gorodets Ship Repair Plant. Between 1985 and 1992 — was working at Pamat’ Parizhskoy Kommuny ship repair plant as an engine man / wheel man, third and second assistant engineer on passenger ships. Then, till 2002, his carrier developed at Volgotanker OJSC with the latest position as a senior engineer. Between 2002 and 2006 — training mechanic at v. F. Tanker LLC. Further employment — head of the company’s repair point, between 2013 and 2018 — Technical Director of v. F. Tanker LLC.

In 2019, appointed as Head of Oil Fleet Technical Management at Volga Shipping Company.

From 1 July 2021 — Technical Director of Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Aleksandr Pivovarov was born in 1992.

In 2013, he graduated from Moscow Power Engineering Institute with specialization in Power Supply to Enterprises. In 2015, received a Master’s Degree in Management of Innovative Projects at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.

Aleksandr Pivovarov’s carrier began at the Innovations Department of United Machine Works (OMZ Group). He participated in creation and development of an accelerator and other innovation management instruments at MTS. He used to invest in startups of various stages within the Larnabel venture fund.

Later on, Aleksandr Pivovarov held a position of Deputy Director for Strategy at TransContainer, then — External Consultant under projects on development of digital products and ecosystems of companies listed among RBC 500.

On July 2021, was appointed as Director for Digital Transformation at Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Kirill Alifanov

Director for Information Technologies

Elena Krivshich

Director for Strategy and Development

Aleksandr Khlyustov was born in 1965.

In 1985, he finished Gorky River School named after I. P. Kulibin with specialization in Operation of Ship Propulsion Plants, in 1994 — graduated from Gorky Institute of Water Transport Engineering with specialization in Ship Engines and Mechanisms.

Having finished the River School, Aleksandr Khlyustov started working as an engine man / wheel man on Volga-Don 131 at Gorodets Ship Repair Plant. Between 1985 and 1992 — was working at Pamat’ Parizhskoy Kommuny ship repair plant as an engine man / wheel man, third and second assistant engineer on passenger ships. Then, till 2002, his carrier developed at Volgotanker OJSC with the latest position as a senior engineer. Between 2002 and 2006 — training mechanic at v. F. Tanker LLC. Further employment — head of the company’s repair point, between 2013 and 2018 — Technical Director of v. F. Tanker LLC.

In 2019, appointed as Head of Oil Fleet Technical Management at Volga Shipping Company.

From 1 July 2021 — Technical Director of Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Aleksandr Pivovarov was born in 1992.

In 2013, he graduated from Moscow Power Engineering Institute with specialization in Power Supply to Enterprises. In 2015, received a Master’s Degree in Management of Innovative Projects at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.

Aleksandr Pivovarov’s carrier began at the Innovations Department of United Machine Works (OMZ Group). He participated in creation and development of an accelerator and other innovation management instruments at MTS. He used to invest in startups of various stages within the Larnabel venture fund.

Later on, Aleksandr Pivovarov held a position of Deputy Director for Strategy at TransContainer, then — External Consultant under projects on development of digital products and ecosystems of companies listed among RBC 500.

On July 2021, was appointed as Director for Digital Transformation at Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Kirill Alifanov was born in 1981.

In 2004, he graduated from Saint-Petersburg State University of Engineering and Economics, Faculty of Information Systems in Economy and Management, passed Ph.D. defense on Mathematical Methods in Economics, MBA.

Professional career began with the position of SAP Introduction Consultant, then IT Director at Atomenergomash and UNIPRO; launching and implementation of digital and IT transformation programs at Rusagro and Urakali holdings.

From 09 March 2022, Kirill Alifanovhas been holding a position of Director for Information Technologies at Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Elena Krivshich was born in 1986.

In 2009, she graduated from Saint-Petersburg State University with specialization in Corporate Management.

She has more than a decade-long experience of operation in international companies of strategic consulting - Roland Berger and Partners in Performance as well as operation as a top manager on project development at Nordgold and Roscosmos.

Between 2019 and 2022, she worked as a partner at Strategy Partners (strategic consulting within Sber ecosystem), was a practical leader under “Defence Industry and Engineering” and “Transport and Logistics”.

From 28 February 2022, Elena Krivshich has been holding a position of Director for Strategy and Development at Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Kirill Alifanov was born in 1981.

In 2004, he graduated from Saint-Petersburg State University of Engineering and Economics, Faculty of Information Systems in Economy and Management, passed Ph.D. defense on Mathematical Methods in Economics, MBA.

Professional career began with the position of SAP Introduction Consultant, then IT Director at Atomenergomash and UNIPRO; launching and implementation of digital and IT transformation programs at Rusagro and Urakali holdings.

From 09 March 2022, Kirill Alifanovhas been holding a position of Director for Information Technologies at Volga Shipping Company JSC.

Elena Krivshich was born in 1986.

In 2009, she graduated from Saint-Petersburg State University with specialization in Corporate Management.

She has more than a decade-long experience of operation in international companies of strategic consulting - Roland Berger and Partners in Performance as well as operation as a top manager on project development at Nordgold and Roscosmos.

Between 2019 and 2022, she worked as a partner at Strategy Partners (strategic consulting within Sber ecosystem), was a practical leader under “Defence Industry and Engineering” and “Transport and Logistics”.

From 28 February 2022, Elena Krivshich has been holding a position of Director for Strategy and Development at Volga Shipping Company JSC.