Board of Directors

Key Board Members and Corporate Managers


Russell King

Non-executive Chairman, Head of the Board
Non-Executive Director of Aggreko plc and Spectris plc
Former Chief Strategy Officer for Anglo American plc and Non-Executive Director of Anglo Platinum Ltd

Russell John King was born on 17 November 1957 in the UK. He graduated from University of Durham with BA in Honours 2.1 Politics (1976 – 1979) and completed an Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School (1997).   Russell King spent over eight years at Anglo American (2001-2009). He joined Anglo American in July 2001 and served as Executive Vice President of Group Human Resources and Business Development and in April 2008 he became Chief Strategy Officer. In addition, being a member of the Executive Committee for 8 years, Russell took part in the management of a wide range of business issues e.g. strategy, finance, project evaluation, and government relations.

Previously, Russell King served over 20 years in senior roles at Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI), gaining world-wide experience in its fertiliser, petrochemical and paint businesses. He performed a variety of business and functional responsibilities in the UK and Australia, with ICI Plc. From 1997 to 2000, he served as Managing Director of Orica Consumer Products (formerly ICI Australia).

Mr. King served as Non-executive Director of Anglo Platinum Ltd. from 2006 to 2009. He has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of Aggreko plc since February 2, 2009 and Spectris plc since October 20, 2010.


Igor Lojevsky

Independent Director
Vice Chairman of Asset & Wealth Management, and Corporate Banking & Securities Divisions of Deutsche Bank Eastern Europe

Igor Lojevsky was born on 25 March 1957 in Omsk.

Igor did a degree in Computer Science at Omsk Polytechnical Institute (1975-1979) and then did postgraduate studies at Siberian Automobile and Road Institute. He holds an MBA degree from the University of Massachusetts at Boston (1994).   Igor is Vice Chairman of Asset & Wealth Management, and Corporate Banking & Securities Divisions of Deutsche Bank Eastern Europe. Until recently he was Chief Country Officer, Russia and CIS at Deutsche Bank.

He joined Deutsche Bank in August 2008 from Dresdner Bank where he was Chairman of Global Banking and Capital Markets for Russia and CIS. Formerly, Igor was with Deutsche Bank as Head of Sales and Origination for Russia and the CIS with Deutsche Bank in London (2005-2007) and worked in Deutsche’s Corporate Finance team in London covering energy related clients in the Russian market (2001-2003).

In addition, Igor has been Co-Head of Investment Banking for Vneshtorgbank in Moscow (2003-2005) and has worked at the World Bank in Washington (1998-2000) covering issues on introducing energy policy in Europe and Central Asia.

Igor Lojevsky is a member of the Board of Directors of Russian Railways Corporation.


Siman Povarenkin

Shareholder representative

Siman Povarenkin, 43, holds a Degree in Chemistry and Petroleum Chemicals from Omsk State University , Russia. In addition, he has accomplished courses in finance and banking from Academy of Economics (Moscow), Bank Tutors Institute (Frankfurt), and Intellectual Fund (Paris).

Siman has over 15 years of corporate management experience in banking and industrial sectors. He has been Chairman of the Board of GeoProMining Group from its foundation until recently.

Previously he was Chairman of the Board of Industrial Investors Group, FESCO, Russian Industrial Bank and First Vice President, Head of Investment Management Business at Incombank.