Russian Politics, & Personalities

North-Western Federal District

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BORN: Mr Klebanov was born on 7 May, 1951 in Leningrad.

EDUCATION: Mr Klebanov graduated from the MI Kalinin Polytechnic Institute in Leningrad in 1974.

CAREER: *Upon graduation, Mr Klebanov began working as an engineer at PO Elektron.  He finished working there in 1977.  *He worked from 1977 to 1997 at the Leningrad Optical-Mechanical Enterprise (LOMO), rising from Engineer-Designer to general director.  *In December 1997, Mr Klebanov was appointed First Deputy Governor of St Petersburg and chairman of the Economic and Industrial Policy Committee.  *He became Deputy Prime Minister on 30 May, 1998.  *On 17 October 2001, Mr Klebanov was appointed Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister for Industry, Science, and Technology.  *Held the post of Minister for Industry, Science, and Technology from 18 February 2002 until 1 November 2003.  *On 1 November 2003, Mr Klebanov was appointed Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the North-western Federal District.

MISCELLANEOUS: *Seen as Western-leaning.

SUBORDINATES: *The North-Western Federal District consists of: Murmansk Oblast, the Republic of Karelia, St Petersburg, Leningrad Oblast, Pskov Oblast, Novgorod Oblast, Vologda Oblast, Arkhangelsk Oblast, Nenet Oblast, the Republic of Komi, and Kaliningrad.

Written by Nina Jobe

October 1, 2009 at 12:37 PM

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