UC RUSAL appoints a new member to its Board of Directors

13 May 2008 (13:27)

Moscow, 13 May 2008 - UC RUSAL, the worlds largest aluminium and alumina producer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dmitry Razumov, CEO of the ONEXIM group, to its Board of Directors.

This appointment follows the acquisition of 25% plus one share stake in Norilsk Nickel from the ONEXIM Group.


Dmitry Razumov has been the CEO of the ONEXIM Group since May 2007. From 2001, Dmitry was deputy to the CEO of OAO GMK Norilsk Nickel. In this capacity, he supervised the development strategy of the company and its merger and acquisition policy. Between 2000 and 2003, Dmitry was a member of the ZAO Sonic Duo board and the board of OAO Megafon. Dmitry has solid experience in corporate finance, which he received between 1997 and 2003 when he held key roles at LV Finans and Renaissance Capital. He started his career in 1994 as a lawyer at international firm Clifford Chance.

Dmitry has a diploma from the International Law Department of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, which is affiliated to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


United Company RUSAL (www.rusal.com) is the global leader in the aluminium industry, accounting for approximately 12% and 15% of global production of aluminium and alumina respectively. The company was founded in March 2007 through the merger of RUSAL, SUAL, and the alumina assets of Glencore. United Company RUSAL sells its products in 70 countries worldwide and employs 100,000 people in 19 countries, across 5 continents.

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