LSR Group announces changes in management: Maxim Sokolov was appointed CEO of the company, while Andrey Molchanov was elected the Chairman of the Board.
We are happy to welcome Maxim Sokolov as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company –Andrey Molchanov, Chairman of the Board, founder of LSR Group, says – this appointment should definitely strengthen our management team. While being one of the Board members Maxim Sokolov had already an opportunity to get an insight into LSR’s business. Now we expect that his experience and competence would allow us to further improve the company’s operations. At the same time, due to the appointment of the new CEO, I will be able to focus on strategy, medium- and long-term planning of our business.
It is an honor for me to become a part of the company with 25-year old traditions – Maxim Sokolov says – I am sure that LSR Group would be a perfect place to apply my versatile professional experience.
Maxim Sokolov was born in 1968. In 1991, he graduated from the Faculty of Economics of the St. Petersburg State University with a degree in Political Economy, candidate of economic sciences. He has worked both for companies and governmental institutions: 2004-2009 – Chairman of the St. Petersburg Committee for Investments and Strategic Projects, 2009-2012 – head of the Department for Industry and Infrastructure of the Government of Russian Federation, 2012-2018 – Minister of Transport of Russian Federation. Since 2018, he is the Chairman of LSR’s Strategy and Investment Committee. He is Full State Councellor of the Russian Federation, 2nd class. Awards: Order of Honor, medal of the Order For Merit to the Fatherland, 2 class, Diploma of the President of Russian Federation, Honorary Mention of the President of Russian Federation, badge Honorary Worker of Russian Transport.
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