Chief Executive Officer
Member of the Board of Directors, UC Rusal, Norilsk Nickel
Mr. Maxim Sokov joined En+ Group as first deputy CEO in July 2013, in April 2014 he was appointed the Group's CEO. Mr. Sokov is in charge of managing En+ investment portfolio, creating partnerships to develop Group’s investment projects as well as overseeing the development and introduction of cost reduction programs and production system in the Group’s companies.
Prior to joining En+ Mr. Sokov spent nine years with UC RUSAL (En+ is the controlling shareholder in UC RUSAL). In 2012 – 2013 he served as company’s Director for Strategic Investments Management. From 2010 to 2012 he was Director for Corporate Strategy. From 2008 to 2010 he was Director for Management of Investment to Norilsk Nickel. From 2007 to 2008 he was Head of the Department for Strategic Projects of RUSAL. Prior to that, he was Head of RUSAL's Department of Mergers and Acquisitions.
Between 2002 in 2004, Maxim Sokov worked as a lawyer for the Moscow Representative Office of Herbert Smith CIS Legal Services.
Maxim Sokov graduated with honors from the Russian State Tax Academy under the Russian Ministry of Taxes, majoring in Law. He also holds a Master's degree from New York University School of Law.