Yevgeny Romanov, who formerly occupied the post of General Director of MMC Kola, has been named as First Deputy Director of MMC Norilsk Nickel’s Polar Division. Mr. Romanov will be in charge of a range of issues related to production and capital construction.
Alexander Ryumin has been appointed by MMC Kola’s Board of Directors to the post of General Director. Mr. Ryumin was formerly Advisor to the General Director of MMC Norilsk Nickel.
In the words of Ralph T. Morgan, Deputy General Director and Deputy Chairman of MMC Norilsk Nickel’s Management Board – “This decision reflects our corporate policy of rotating personnel between our main production centres on the Taimyr and Kola peninsulas. We believe the experience they have accumulated should be a major factor in achieving the aims of the company’s development strategy.”
Yevgeny V. Romanov was born in Sverdlovsk (now Ekaterinburg) on November 20, 1961.
In 1983 he graduated from the Ural Polytechnical Institute as an electrical engineer and mechanic, and in 1993 received a higher education in finance at the Central Institute for Continuing Education.
He began his working life at the Ural Electrochemical Combine in 1983 as a design engineer, and subsequently became chief accountant, in which post he fulfilled the duties of finance director.
In 1995 Mr. Romanov was invited to work at ONEKSIM Bank, where, after several years, he became Vice President. In 1999 he became Vice President of AKB Rosbank, and in 2000 was invited to become Advisor to the General Director of RAO Norilsk Nickel. In 2001 he started work as First Deputy General Director of MMC Kola, and was named General Director of the Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company in April 2002.
Alexander A. Ryumin was born in the town of Verkhnyaya Pyshma (Sverdlovsk Region) in 1956, and graduated from the Ural Polytechnical Institute as a metallurgical engineer. His working life began at the A. P. Zavenyagin Norilsk Mining and Metallurgical Combine, where he worked as a converter operator, and subsequently as a hydro metallurgist, section foreman and then senior foreman.
Having worked his way practically all the way up the personnel ladder, he became the Norilsk Mining Company’s Deputy General Director of Technical Development and Chief Engineer in April 2000. In 2002 Mr Ryumin was appointed First Deputy Director and First Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of MMC Norilsk Nickel’s Polar Division.
He has been Advisor to the General Director of MMC Norilsk Nickel since April 2004.
Alexander Ryumin has been awarded the medal “For Services to the Country” (Second Degree), and was a prizewinner at the nationwide “Engineer of the Year” competition in 2000. He has been responsible for fourteen rationalising proposals and four inventions related to his work.