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Changes at AvtoVAZ

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From Itar-Tass:

Igor Komarov has been appointed AvtoVAZ President, the company press office reported on Friday.

The AvtoVAZ Board of Directors accepted the resignation request of previous company president Boris Alyoshin and unanimously voted for Komarov.

Komarov was born in Engels, Saratov region, on May 25, 1964. He graduated from the Moscow Lomonosov State University in 1986 with a degree in economics and held high-ranking positions at commercial banks in 1992-2002.

He was a Norilsk Nickel deputy director general for economy and finance in 2002-2008; became an adviser to the Rostekhnologii direct general in October 2008 and was appointed as AvtoVAZ executive vice-president in May 2009.

NOTE: Avto-VAZ is a subsidiary of Russian Technologies.


Written by Nina Jobe

August 31, 2009 at 3:39 PM

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