Press releases | Archive 2012
RBC Board of Directors resolved to designate new CEO and Chairman of the Board
Moscow, April 13, 2012 — RBC OJSC (MICEX-RTS: RBCM) hereby announces that today the company's Board meeting was held, which discussed, among other questions, the election of new CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors.
As a result of voting, RBC Board resolved to terminate the powers of the company's CEO German Kaplun starting April 13, 2012, and to designate Sergey Lavrukhin as a new CEO of RBC. Sergey previously held the position of Chairman of RBC's Board of Directors. Valery Senko, who serves on RBC's Board and occupies the position of Director for Investments at ONEXIM Group, was appointed new Chairman of RBC's Board.
Valery has occupied the position of Director for Investments at ONEXIM Group since its foundation. He serves on the Board of Soglassye insurance company, OPIN investment and real estate development group, Renaissance Credit bank, Optogan and yo-Auto. Prior to that, Valery held a number of positions at the Corporate Development and M&A with Norilsk Nickel, focusing on implementing the company's international M&A and corporate development projects, and managing investor relations. In 2000-2002, Valery worked as a business analyst with ROUST Inc, Sputnik Group and Gazprom-Media. He graduated magna cum laude from the Moscow State Institute of International Affairs with a degree in international economics.
Up to today, Sergey served as Executive Director of ONEXIM Group and acted as Chairman of the Board of Directors of RBC. Prior to that, he was General Director of the Jivi! Media Group, served as Executive Director at the ADV advertisement holding company and at the 2x2 TV channel, as well as Finance Director at the Prof-Media media holding company. Before that, over the course of four years, Sergey served as Finance Director of the Russian branch of the Hachette Filipacchi Media publishing holding company. Apart from the advertising experience in the media sector, Sergey had worked as Finance Director of the PIT brewing company, also serving in various finance positions in the telecommunications business (Golden Telecom) and in heavy engineering (ABB Uniturbo). Sergey graduated from the Moscow Management Institute majoring in business management, and completed an International Executive course at the INSEAD international business school in France.