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SUEK announces the appointments of Pyotr Maksimov for the post of Director of Legal Affairs and Boris Chernicher for the post of Chief Financial Officer.
Before joining SUEK, Pyotr Maksimov for 15 years led the legal departments of large industrial corporations, including RUSAL, NCSP Group (Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port), COALCO AG (Metalloinvest). Prior to that, he worked for 10 years in leading international law firms: Debevoise & Plimpton, Coudert Brothers, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey.
Pyotr Maksimov holds a diploma with honors from Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), as well as LL.M. degree from Columbia University Law School.
Boris Chernicher, before joining SUEK, was Chief Financial Officer of Rusagro Group, having vast experience in senior and leading positions in the financial structures of major Russian companies, including VEON, Home Credit Russia, Genser, KPMG Russia.
Boris Chernicher graduated from Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Information (MESI) in 2008, holds a diploma in accounting and finance from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Maxim Basov, CEO of SUEK, emphasized, "We continue to strengthen SUEK's team with highly qualified professionals with wide-ranging expertise in Russia and abroad. Pyotr Maksimov and Boris Chernicher will lead the company's legal and financial departments and, I am sure, that they will make a significant contribution to strengthening SUEK's position as one of the most advanced and efficient coal companies in the world."
For reference: SUEK is one of the world's leading coal producing and energy companies, Russia's largest coal producer, largest supplier of coal for domestic market and for export, one of the main producers of heat and electricity in the country. SUEK’s mining, processing, energy, transport and service facilities are located in 12 regions of Russia. The company employs over 70,000 people.