2 Sverdlovsk Region natives make it to Forbes Top Managers list

November 21, 2104. Two businesspeople born in Sverdlovsk Region were featured in Forbes rating of Russia’s 25 best paid top managers, the magazine’s website states.

The Director-General of Uralkaliy Vladislav Baumgartner was given the 11th position in the rating (as of December 24, 2013) and the Managing Director of Polyus Gold International German Pikhoya was given the 13th position (as of November 23, 2013). They were both born in Sverdlovsk (now Yekaterinburg).

VTB Chairman of the Board Andrei Kostin tops the rating; the second place went to Gazprom’s Alexei Miller, the third one to Bank of Moscow’s President Mikhail Kuzovlev, and the fourth to Sberbank’s German Gref.


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