Corporate governance

Board composition

as at 31 December 2020

Igor SECHIN

Igor SECHIN

Chairman of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer

Born in 1960.

In 1984 graduated from Leningrad State University. PhD in Economics.

Holder of government and ministerial awards.

2000–2004: Deputy Head of the Russian Presidential Head Office.

2004–2008: Deputy Head of the Russian Presidential Head Office, Aide to the President.

2004–2011: Chairman of Rosneft’s Board of Directors.

2008–2012: Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation.

2012 – present: Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board.

From June 2013: Deputy Chairman of Rosneft’s Board of Directors.

Holds positions in various non-profits and takes part in social, scientific, sport and education development (for the full list of positions in non-profit organisations, see the Board of Directors section).

Holds 13,489,350 shares of Rosneft (0.1273% of the Company’s charter capital).

Zeljko RUNJE

Zeljko RUNJE

Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, First Vice President for Oil, Gas, and Offshore Business Development

Born in 1954.

Graduated with honours from the University of Alaska

Has Acknowledgement from the President of the Russian Federation, Order of Friendship holder.

1979–1993: held various management positions in Arctic Alaska drilling and production projects.

1993–1997: worked on oil projects in Yemen, Algeria, Australia, Thailand, Japan, Angola, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan.

1997–2012: held various executive positions in the Sakhalin-1 project in his capacity as Vice President of ExxonMobil Russia Inc.

From October 2012: Vice President of Rosneft.

From March 2013: Vice President for In-House Services at Rosneft.

In November 2012, appointed member of Rosneft’s Management Board.

From December 2019: First Vice President for Oil, Gas, and Offshore Business Development of Rosneft, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board.

Chairman of the Supervisory Board at PJSC Rosneft-Sakhalin, Chairman of the board of directors at JSC RN RN-Shelf-Far East, JSC Verkhnechonskneftegaz, LLC RN-GAZ, LLC RN-Upstream, member of the Board of Directors at PJSOC Bashneft, CJSC Rosshelf, JSC FESRC, LLC RN-Commerce, LLC RN-Commerce, and PJSC NGK Slavneft.

Holds 377,318 shares of Rosneft (0.0036% of the Company’s charter capital).

Didier CASIMIRO

Didier CASIMIRO

First Vice President

Born in 1966.

Graduated with distinction from Ghent University (Belgium) in 1991, and from Ghent University (Belgium) / Lisbon University (Portugal) in 1992.

1996–2005: held executive positions at BP.

2005–2012: held executive positions at TNK-BP.

From May 2012: Vice President of Rosneft.

From March 2013: Vice President for Commerce and Logistics at Rosneft.

From January 2015: Vice President for Refining, Petrochemical, Commerce and Logistics at Rosneft.

From July 2020: First Vice President of Rosneft.

Member of Rosneft’s Management Board since June 2012.

Chairman of the Board of Directors at PJSC Saratov Refinery, Rosneft – MP Nefteprodukt, LLC RN-Commerce, LLC RN-Refining, PJSOC Bashneft, LLC RN-Foreign Projects, Chairman of the Supervisory Board at PRJSC LINIK, member of the Board of Directors at OJSC NGK Slavneft, PJSC Slavneft-YANOS, JSC SPIMEX.

Holds 457,598 shares of Rosneft (0.0043% of the Company’s charter capital).

Ilgam KUCHUKOV

Ilgam KUCHUKOV

Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer in the rank of Vice President, General Director of JSC Suzun

Born in 1977.

In 2008 graduated from Tyumen State Oil and Gas University.

2000–2015: held various positions in the oil and gas industry.

2015–2018: First Deputy General Director for Production, Chief Engineer at LLC RN-Yuganskneftegaz.

2018 – present: General Director of JSC Suzun and LLC Tagulskoye (concurrently), Deputy General Director for greenfield development at LLC RN-Vankor (concurrently).

From September 2020: Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer in the rank of Vice President, member of the Management Board at Rosneft.

Holds no shares of Rosneft.

Dina MALIKOVA

Dina MALIKOVA

Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer in the rank of Vice President, President of RRDB Bank (JSC).

Born in 1975.

In 1996 graduated from Ulyanov-Lenin Kazan State University, PhD in Physics and Mathematics.

Holder of government and ministerial awards: Acknowledgement of the Ministry of Energy (2011), Labour Glory Medal, third degree, from the Ministry of Energy (2018), Order of Honour of the Russian Federation (2019).

1995–2003: held various positions in a number of credit and finance organisations.

2003–2011: Head of Treasury, member of the Board at RRDB Bank (JSC).

2011–2013: Senior Vice President, member of the Board at RRDB Bank (JSC).

2013–2014: Acting President of RRDB Bank (JSC).

2014 – present: – President, Chairman of the Board at RRDB Bank (JSC).

From September 2020: Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer in the rank of Vice President, member of the Management Board at Rosneft.

Chairman of the Board of Directors at PJSC PERESVET Bank, member of the Supervisory Board at RRDB Bank (JSC).

Holds 4,360 shares of Rosneft (0.00004% of the Company’s charter capital).

Andrey POLYAKOV

Andrey POLYAKOV

Vice President – Chief Geologist at Rosneft

Born in 1976.

In 2002 graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University.

2002–2004: Geologist, Chief Geologist, Geological Group Leader at CJSC Modelling and Monitoring of Geological Objects.

2004–2005: Senior Specialist, Geology and Geophysics Section, EP Analysis and Forecast Centre, CJSC YUKOS Exploration & Production.

2005–2013: Deputy Director, Director of the Corporate Research and Development Centre, Division of Scientific and Technical Development and Innovation, Department of Exploration and Licensing, Department of Resource Base and Reserves, Audit Department, Rosneft.

2013–2017: Division Head, Deputy Director, Director of the Exploration and Licensing Department, Vice President for Subsurface and Reservoir Management, JSC Independent Oil and Gas Company.

2017–2019: Vice President for Subsurface and Reservoir Management, JSC Neftegazholding.

From December 2019: Vice President – Chief Geologist and member of the Management Board at Rosneft.

Chairman of the Board of Directors at PJSC Samaraneftegeofizika, member of the Board of Directors at LLC RN-Upstream, LLC RN-GAZ, LLC RN-Assets, LLC RN-Foreign Projects, JSC Vankorneft.

Holds 18,757 shares of Rosneft (0.0002% of the Company’s charter capital).

Igor TABACHNIKOV

Igor TABACHNIKOV

Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer in the rank of Vice President, General Director of RN-Yuganskneftegaz

Born in 1985.

In 2007 graduated from Plekhanov St Petersburg Mining University, in 2010 graduated with honours from the Academy of National Economy under the Russian Government. In 2010–2011 completed the post-graduate programme at the Department of Economic Policy, Lomonosov Moscow State University.

In 2018–2019 completed the SKOLKOVO Moscow School of Management’s Executive MBA programme.

Holder of Acknowledgement of the Russian Ministry of Energy.

2007–2015: held various positions in Russia’s oil and gas industry companies (ОJSC Severneftegazprom, CJSC Vankorneft).

2015–2016: General Director at OJSC Taimyrneftegazodobycha.

2016–2019: General Director at JSC NNK-Pechoraneft, CJSC Kolvinskoe.

2019–15 March 2021: General Director at LLC RN-Yuganskneftegaz, Director of Rosneft’s Office in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area — Yugra (Nefteyugansk) (concurrently), General Director at Kondaneft (concurrently).

From September 2020: Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer in the rank of Vice President, member of the Management Board at Rosneft.

Holds no shares of Rosneft.

Khasan ТATRIEV

Khasan ТATRIEV

Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer in the rank of Vice President, General Director of Bashneft

Born in 1963.

In 2002 graduated from the Tyumen State University.

Holder of government and industry awards: Medal of the Order “For Merit to the Fatherland,” second degree, (2018), Order “For Merit to the Fatherland,” fourth degree, (2019).

2002–2012: held executive positions at various oil and gas industry companies.

2012–2013: General Director at OJSC RN-Ingushneft.

2013–2015: General Director at OJSC Samotlorneftegaz.

2015–2019: General Director at RN-Yuganskneftegaz, Director of Rosneft’s Office in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area – Yugra (Nefteyugansk).

2019–2020: President, Chairman of the Management Board at Bashneft.

From June 2020: General Director of Bashneft.

From September 2020: Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer in the rank of Vice President, member of the Management Board at Rosneft.

Chairman of the Board of Directors at PJSC Ufaorgsintez, member of the Board of Directors at Bashneft.

Holds no shares of Rosneft.

Vladimir CHERNOV

Vladimir CHERNOV

Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer in the rank of Vice President, General Director of LLC RN-Vankor

Born in 1970.

In 1999 graduated from the Novosibirsk State Academy of Water Transport, in 2009 – from Tomsk Polytechnic University.

Holder of government and ministerial awards: Order of Honour of the Russian Federation (2019), Certificate of Merit of the Russian Ministry of Energy (2019).

2000–2010: held executive positions at various oil and gas industry companies.

2010–2011: Deputy General Director for Production at CJSC Vankorneft.

2011–2014: Deputy Chief Engineer, Acting Deputy General Director for Production Development at CJSC Vankorneft.

2014–2015: Director of the Capital Construction Department at CJSC Independent Oil and Gas Company.

2015–2017 – Vice President for Oil and Gas Production at CJSC Independent Oil and Gas Company.

2017 – present: General Director of LLC RN-Vankor, JSC Vankorneft (concurrently)

2020 – present: General Director (concurrently) of LLC NGKh-Nedra, LLC Taimyrneftegaz-Port, LLC Taimyrneftegaz-Estate, LLC PSMO-36

From September 2020: Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer in the rank of Vice President, member of the Management Board at Rosneft.

General Director of LLC Vostok-Oil

Holds no shares of Rosneft.

Due to changes in the Management Board’s composition, the powers of the following Board members have been terminated: Gennady Bukaev, Eric Liron, Yury Kurilin, Peter Lazarev, Elena Zavaleeva, Andrey Shishkin and Ural Latypov.

Gennady BUKAEV

Vice President, Head of Internal Audit

Born in 1947.

In 1971 graduated from Leningrad State University. PhD in Economics.

Holder of government and ministerial awards.

2000–2004: Minister of the Russian Federation for Taxes and Levies.

2004–2012: Assistant to the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation.

2012–2013: Advisor to the President of the Republic of Bashkortostan.

From 2013: Advisor to the President of Rosneft.

From March 2015: Head of Internal Audit at Rosneft.

2016–2020: member of Rosneft’s Management Board.

June 2016 – present: Vice President, Head of Internal Audit Service of Rosneft

Gennady Bukaev was not authorised to participate in voting on matters within the Management Board’s competence related to the Company’s operations, which could be objects of audit / managerial decisions with regard to audited entities (subject to Board of Directors review).

Eric Maurice Liron

Vice President for Oil and Gas Services of Rosneft

Born in 1954.

In 1980 graduated from the School of Radio Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science (Paris, France).

1980–2000: held various executive positions at Schlumberger managing complex projects in the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific Region.

2000–2005: manager of Complex Projects in Russia, managing the oilfield services project for Sibneft at Schlumberger Oilfield Services (Russia).

2006–2013: held various executive positions at TNK-BP Management, was Vice President of the Wells Division.

From April 2013: Vice President of Rosneft for Drilling, Development, and Services.

2013–2019: First Vice President of Rosneft overseeing the production business.

2019–2020: Vice President for In-House Services at Rosneft.

2013–2020: member of Rosneft’s Management Board.

December 2020 – present: Vice President of Rosneft for Oil and Gas Services

Yury Kurilin

Vice President, Chief of Staff of Rosneft

Born in 1972.

Graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1994 and from California State University (Hayward) with an MBA degree in 1998.

2003–2008: Head of the Head Office of the Office of the President and Chief Executive Officer, Head of the Office of the President at TNK-BP Management.

2008–2011: Commercial Director at BP Group companies.

2011–2014: worked in procurement performance planning and management at BP America (Houston, USA).

2014–2017: Director for Corporate Affairs and Interaction with Business Partners at BP Exploration Operating Company Ltd. (UK), Moscow Branch.

2017–2020: member of Rosneft’s Management Board.

March 2017 – present: Vice President, Chief of Staff of Rosneft.

Peter Lazarev

Financial Director

Born in 1967.

Graduated from Plekhanov Moscow Institute of National Economy in 1990.

1990–1993: held various positions at the Soviet Ministry of Finance and the Russian Ministry of Economy and Finance.

1993–1995: held various positions in the Office of Securities of the International Joint-Stock Bank of Savings Banks.

1995–1996: member of the Management Board, Head of the Office of Securities of the International Joint-Stock Bank of Savings Banks.

1996–1999: held senior positions in ACB Center, CJSC Finance Company Finko Investment and Russian Industrial Bank.

2000–2004: Head of the Promissory Note and Investment Programmes in the Finance Department of Rosneft, Deputy Departmental Director, Head of Securities in the Finance Department.

2004–2012: Head of Treasury at Rosneft.

2011–2020: member of Rosneft’s Management Board.

February 2012 – present: Financial Director of Rosneft.

Elena Zavaleeva

Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer, Vice President

Born in 1981.

Graduated from Moscow State Social University of the Ministry of Labour and Social Development in 2003, majoring in Law.

Holder of government awards.

Works at Rosneft since 2008.

2013–2017: held a number of positions, including Deputy Director – Head of Federal Authorities Relations of the Government and Management Relations Department; First Deputy Director of the Government and Management Relations Department, Acting Director of the Department.

2017: Director of the Government and Management Relations Department.

September 2017–2020: State Secretary, Vice President of Rosneft.

2018–2020: member of Rosneft’s Management Board.

October 2020 – present: Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer, Vice President

Andrey Shishkin

Vice President for Informatisation, Innovation and Localisation

Born in 1959.

Graduated from Gubkin Moscow Institute of the Petrochemical and Gas Industry in 1985, from Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation in 1996, and from Moscow International Higher Business School MIRBIS in 2002.

Holder of government and ministerial awards.

1992–2005: held executive positions in various credit and finance organisations.

2005–2010: General Director of OJSC Ural Energy Management Company, OJSC TGK-10, OJSC Tyumen Energy Selling Company.

2008–2009: First Vice President of OJSC Integrated Energy Systems (IES Holding).

2010–2012: Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation.

From July 2012: Vice President of Rosneft.

From March 2013: Vice President of Rosneft for Energy, Health, Safety and Environment.

From August 2014: Vice President of Rosneft for Energy and Localisation.

From April 2016: Vice President of Rosneft for Energy, Localisation and Innovation.

2015–2020: member of Rosneft’s Management Board.

November 2019 – present: Vice President for Informatisation, Innovation and Localisation of Rosneft.

Ural Latypov

Vice President, Head of Security Service

Born in 1972.

Graduated from the Bashkir State University in 1997.

1996–2016: officer of law enforcement agencies.

2016–2019: Deputy Head of Security Service of Rosneft, Acting Vice President – Head of Security Service of Rosneft.

2019–2020: member of Rosneft’s Management Board.

June 2019 – present: Vice President, Head of Security Service of Rosneft

Age Diversity on the Management Board
Gender Diversity on the Management Board
The members of the Management Board know Russian, English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch and Croatian.
Management Board Tenure
Management Board member Membership start date Period
Igor Sechin From 2012 8 years
Zeljko Runje From 2012 8 years
Didier Casimiro From 2012 8 years
Ilgam Kuchukov From 2020 Less than a year
Dina Malikova From 2020 Less than a year
Andrey Polyakov From 2019 1 year
Igor Tabachnikov From 2020 Less than a year
Khasan Tatriev From 2020 Less than a year
Vladimir Chernov From 2020 Less than a year