President, Executive Director
Oleg Deripaska has served as a member of the Board of Directors since 2010 and as President of the Company since 2013. Mr. Deripaska has been President of RUSAL since December 2014. Mr. Deripaska has served as a member of the board of directors of RUSAL since March 2007.
From January 2009 to December 2014, Mr. Deripaska served as the Chief Executive Officer of RUSAL.
Having raised his initial capital by trading in metals, Mr. Deripaska acquired shares in the Sayanogorsk Aluminium Smelter and became its director general in 1994. In 1997, Mr. Deripaska initiated the creation of the Sibirsky Aluminium Group, which was Russia’s first vertically integrated industrial group. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Deripaska was the General Director of Russian Aluminium, which was set up as a result of the combination of the aluminium smelters and alumina refineries of Sibirsky Aluminium and Sibneft Oil Company. From October 2003 to February 2007 he held the position of Chairman of the board of directors of Russian Aluminium. Since 2009 Mr Deripaska has been a Director of Basic Element. Since 2013, Mr. Deripaska is a member of the board of directors of Russian Machines LLC. Mr. Deripaska has been the Chairman of the board of directors of JSC AKME Engineering since 2011. From July 2011 to June 2013, Mr. Deripaska was a member of the board of directors of Norilsk Nickel.
Mr. Deripaska was born in the city of Dzerzhinsk in 1968. In 1993, he graduated with honours from the Physics Department of Moscow State University, Lomonosov, and in 1996, he received a degree from Plekhanov Academy of Economics. Mr. Deripaska is vice president of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and chairman of the executive board of the Russian National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship Council, an agency of the Russian Government.