Operating companies management

Directors of our operating companies

Sergei Polovinkin

Chief Executive Officer of

Agarak Copper-Molybdenum Mine Complex

Prior Experience:

  • Over 20 years of experience in mining operations and adjacent industries
  • From 1999 worked at Yakutugol in various positions
  • From 2008 was first appointed Chief Operations Officer, later Chief Executive Officer of Agarak Copper and Molybdenum Mind Complex


  • Irkutsk State Technical University
  • Professional Innovations Institute, Moscow

Anatoly Gogotin


Chief Executive Officer of GPM Gold

Prior Experience:

  • Over 36 years of operating experience in the mining sector.
  • 2011-2015 Technical Director “GPM Gold”.
  • 2003-2011 Director LLP “Aktobe Copper Company”.
  • 1999-2003 General Director “Alexandrinskaya Copper Company”.
  • 1991-1999 “Uchalinskiy Mining Processing Plant” from the deputy chief engineer for mining operations to the director of Uzelginsky mine.
  • 1979-1991 started working as the digger at the Norilsk Mining and Metallurgical Combine and then became the section chief.


  • Krasnoyarsk Institute of Nonferrous Metals in specialty: technology and comprehensive mechanization development of mineral deposits underground mining.
  • Moscow Institute of Economics and Law, specialty: economy enterprises.

Alexander Kopyakov


Chief Executive Officer of Sarylakh-Surma and Zvezda

Prior Experience:

  • Over 18 years of experience at management positions in the mining industry
  • Over 12 years worked at Yakutugol in production and export departments. Since 2008 served as Director for technical policy of GeoProMining group and Project manager of Yakutia projects.


  • A degree in power engineering from Bratsk industrial Institute
  • An MBA degree in sales and marketing from Institute of Business Studies (IBS-Moscow) within the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration