Board Committees

In order to ensure the efficient fulfilment of its functions, SIBUR’s Board of Directors has established three Board Committees.

STRATEGY AND INVESTMENTS COMMITTEE

1997: Vice President of Tianjin Petrochemical Company, Vice President and President of Sinopec Tianjin Company.
2004 - 2005: Member, Standing Committee of CPC Committee and deputy mayor of Beihai, Guangxi.
2005: Director General of Production and Operation Management Department of Sinopec Corp.
2007: President and Deputy Secretary of CPC Committee of Qilu Petrochemical Company and President of Sinopec Qilu Company.
2010: Employee- Representative Supervisor of Sinopec Corp; Deputy Chief Engineer and concurrently as Director General of Chemicals Department of Sinopec Corp.
2012: Board Director of Sinopec Xinjiang Energy Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., Vice Chairman of Board of Directors of Sinopec Great Wall Energy & Chemical Co., Ltd. and Vice Chairman of Board of Directors of Zhongtian Hechuang Energy Co., Ltd.
2014: Executive Director and President of Sinopec Chemical Products Sales Co. Ltd and concurrently as Chairman of Board of Directors of Sinopec Chemical Products Sales (Hong Kong) Co. Ltd.
Since May 2014: Vice President of Sinopec Corp.
Mr. Chang is a professor level senior engineer with a master’s degree.
Year of birth: 1969
Ms. Wang Dan is Executive Vice President of the Silk Road Fund Co., Ltd. (SRF).
Before joining SRF, Ms. Wang worked at the International Department and the Monetary Policy Department II of the People's Bank of China (PBOC), and her last position at PBOC was Deputy Director-General of the Monetary Policy Department II.
She also served as advisor to Executive Director for China at the International Monetary Fund Ms.
Wang holds a Master's degree in International Finance from the Graduate School of the People's Bank of China.

2016 – present: member of the Board of Directors of Eurochem AG
2010–2016: Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and Transactions at LyondellBasell, Head of the Division of Special Plastics for the Automotive Industry
2008–2010: member of the Board of Directors and Audit and Strategy Committee of Texas Petrochemical Company (USA)
1996–2010: worked for leading investment banks in New York, including Barclays and Lehman Brothers, as Managing Director of the Chemistry Department responsible for development of investment ideas for major international investment funds
Mr. Vasnetsov started his career in 1990 as a scientist at Union Carbide’s Polymer Technology Centre and authored eight world-wide patents.

Year of birth: 1944
1967: Graduated with honors from the Voronezh Technological Institute with a degree in Engineering
1980: Graduated from the Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics, with a degree in Procurement
1987–1989: Studied at the Academy of the National Economy under the USSR Council of Ministers, specialising in Economics and Management of the National Economy
1999–2002: Served as Vice President in charge of Production of Synthetic Rubber and Tyres and Senior Vice President in charge of Petrochemical Production of OAO AK SIBUR
2003–2005: Re-joined OAO AK SIBUR, served as Advisor to the President, Vice President in charge of Production, Senior Vice President in charge of Production and Marketing
2005–2006: Senior Executive Vice President at OAO SIBUR Holding
2005–2008: Member of the Board of Directors of OAO SIBUR-Russian Tyres
2006–2008: Member of the Board of Directors of OAO SIBUR-Neftekhim
2006–2009: Member of the Board of Directors of OAO Plastic
2006–2012: Member of the Board of Directors of ZAO Sibur-Trans
2006–2012: Senior Executive Vice President at the Management Company OOO SIBUR
Since 2007: Member of the Management Board of PJSC SIBUR Holding
Since 2009: Member of the Management Board of the Management Company OOO SIBUR
2010–2011: Member of the Board of Directors of OAO SIBUR-Fertilisers
Since 2010: Chairman of the Board of Directors of OOO Tobolsk-Polymer
2012-2013: Deputy Chairman of the Strategy and Investments Committee of the Board of Directors of PJSC SIBUR Holding
2012-2015: Executive Director of the Management Company OOO SIBUR.
Since 2016: Head of SIBUR’s Research and Development, Organisational and Technical Projects Management, and Ethics and Discipline Committees.
Mr. Razumov worked at Voronezh Synthetic Rubber Plant as an engineer, section manager, mechanic, shop manager and Deputy Director for Procurement and Marketing, was Director of the Volga Synthetic Rubber Plant, Head of the Main Procurement Department of the USSR Ministry of the Oil Refining and Petrochemicals Industry, USSR Deputy Minister of the Oil Refining and Petrochemicals Industry, Vice President and First Vice President of ZAO Korporatsiya Rosshina, Vice President of ZAO Roskhimneft, COO of OAO Avtotor Holding and a member of the Board of Directors of OAO VNIPIneft.

Born: 22 March 1982 in Leningrad 
2004: Graduated from the St Petersburg State University with a degree in Law 
2002: Started his career as a lawyer at OAO Gazprom
2004: Worked at FGUP Rosoboronexport's regional department, focusing on military and technical cooperation with the Western Europe
2005: Lawyer at OAO Gazprombank
2005–2008: Expert in state property management, privatisation and restructuring of state-owned companies at the Department of Economics and Finance of the Russian Government 
June 2008: Appointed Vice-President for Business Administration at SIBUR 
January 2012 – March 2015: Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of OOO SIBUR, the management company of PJSC SIBUR Holding, in charge of legal matters, GR, PR, corporate services and governance 
Since 2014: Member of the Board of Directors of PJSC SIBUR Holding, Member of the Board of Directors of OOO Russian Cement Company, President of OOO Ladoga Management 

 
Year of birth: 1952
1976: Graduated from the Leningradsky Mechanical University with a degree in Electromechanical Engineering
Since 2009: Member of NOVATEK’s Board of Directors
Since 2011: Сhairman of the Economic Council of the Franco-Russian Chamber of Commerce
Since 2011: Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ice Hockey Club SKA St. Petersburg
Since 2012: Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Continental Hockey League (KHL)
Since 2012: Member of the Board of Trustees of the All-Russian public organisation Russian Geographical Society
Since 2014: Chairman of the Russian Council of the NPO Russian Chinese Business Council
Since 2014: Chairman of the Board to promote OCD
Since 2014: Vice-President of the Olympic Committee of the Russian Federation
Mr. Timchenko began his career at Izhorsk plant in Leningrad, which specialise in engineering and production of equipment for the energy industry. Mr. Timchenko also was Senior Engineer at the Ministry of Foreign Trade, Vice President of Kirishineftekhimexport, worked for Urals Finland, was Managing Director of IPP OY Finland and IPP AB Sweden, Co-founder of Gunvor, a leading independent oil trading company, a member of the Board of Directors of OOO Transoil, Airfix Aviation OY, OOO BaltTransService and was also chairman of the Board of Directors of OOO Transoil.
Mr. Timchenko has more than 20 years of experience in the Russian and international energy sectors. He has built interests in trading, logistics and transportation related companies.

Year of birth: 1967
1991: Graduated from the Leningrad Shipbuilding Institute with a degree in Engineering
2001: Received an MBA from the International Management Institute of St. Petersburg
2003–2005: President of OAO AK SIBUR
2005–2006: President of OAO SIBUR Holding
2005–2009: Chairman of the Board of Directors of OAO SIBUR Russian Tyres
2006: CEO of the Management Company OOO SIBUR
2006–2011: Chairman of the Group’s Board of Directors
Since 2006: President of OAO Gazprom Neft
Since 2006: President and chairman of the Board of Directors of ZAO Football Club Zenit
Since 2007: Member of the Board of Directors of ZAO Okhta Cultural and Business Center
Since 2007: Member of the Board of Directors of ZAO Hockey Club SKA
Since 2008: CEO, Chairman of the Management Board and a member of the Board of Directors of OAO Gazprom Neft
Since 2009: Member of the Board of Directors of OOO National Oil Consortium
Since 2009: Chairman of the Board of Directors of ZAO Okhta Cultural and Business Center
Since 2012: Member of the Board of Directors of OOO LIGA-TV
Since 2012: Member of the Board of Directors of OOO Hockey City
Mr. Dyukov served as Financial Director and General Director of Joint Venture ZAO Petersburg Oil Terminal, Director of Economics and Acting General Director of St. Petersburg Sea Port, was chairman of the Board of Directors of the Petersburg Oil Terminal and OAO NGK Slavneft, a member of the Board of Directors of OAO Moscow Oil and Gas company and OOO Gazprom gazomotornoye toplivo.

HUMAN RESOURCES AND REMUNERATION COMMITTEE

Year of birth: 1967
1991: Graduated from the Leningrad Shipbuilding Institute with a degree in Engineering
2001: Received an MBA from the International Management Institute of St. Petersburg
2003–2005:President of OAO AK SIBUR
2005–2006: President of OAO SIBUR Holding
2005–2009: Chairman of the Board of Directors of OAO SIBUR Russian Tyres
2006: CEO of the Management Company OOO SIBUR
2006–2011: Chairman of the Group’s Board of Directors
Since 2006: President of OAO Gazprom Neft
Since 2006: President and chairman of the Board of Directors of ZAO Football Club Zenit
Since 2007: Member of the Board of Directors of ZAO Okhta Cultural and Business Center
Since 2007: Member of the Board of Directors of ZAO Hockey Club SKA
Since 2008: CEO, Chairman of the Management Board and a member of the Board of Directors of OAO Gazprom Neft
Since 2009: Member of the Board of Directors of OOO National Oil Consortium
Since 2009: Chairman of the Board of Directors of ZAO Okhta Cultural and Business Center
Since 2012: Member of the Board of Directors of OOO LIGA-TV
Since 2012: Member of the Board of Directors of OOO Hockey City
Mr. Dyukov served as Financial Director and General Director of Joint Venture ZAO Petersburg Oil Terminal, Director of Economics and Acting General Director of St. Petersburg Sea Port, was chairman of the Board of Directors of the Petersburg Oil Terminal and OAO NGK Slavneft, a member of the Board of Directors of OAO Moscow Oil and Gas company and OOO Gazprom gazomotornoye toplivo.


Born in 1960 in Sevastopol (Soviet Union). In 1981 graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) with a degree in International Economic Relations. In 1984 completed a post-graduate course in the Academy of Sciences. Earned a DSc. degree in International Economics in 2006.
Dr. Vernikov held various research positions at academic institutions from 1984 to 1992. In 1992 he joined the Administration of the Russian Government and subsequently the Central Bank of Russia as Deputy Director of the International Monetary Department. In 1995 he became Advisor to an Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund, and since 1996 served as IMF Alternate Executive Director for the Russian Federation in Washington, DC. In 1998 returned to Moscow to join the local subsidiary of ABN AMRO Bank as Deputy CEO. From 2001 to 2004 served as Vice President Finance at the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank in Thessaloniki, Greece. Since 2004, Dr. Vernikov has been affiliated as Senior Research Fellow with the Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences. From 2006 to 2016 also taught as Professor of Banking at the Higher School of Economics (National Research University) in Moscow.
Dr. Vernikov has been a member of the National Association of Independent Directors since 2005 and has held several non-executive directorships, mainly at banking companies.

2016 – present: member of the Board of Directors – independent director, member of the Audit Committee, member of the Personnel and Remuneration Committee of TransContainer
2015 – present: member of the Board of Directors – independent director, Chairman of the Audit Committee of T Plus
2012 – present: Chairman of the Board of Directors – independent director, member of the Audit Committee of TransFin-M
2012 – present: Chairman of the Audit Committee of IGSS
2012–2013: independent member of the Board of Directors of HRT
2012 – present: member of the Board of Directors – independent director, Chairman of the Audit Committee
TMK
2012–2013: Chairman of the Board of Directors of RusRailLeasing
Since 2002: Co-Head of Investment Banking and executive director of Morgan Stanley in Moscow
2006–2011: Vice President – Finance and Investment of Rosneft, member of the Management Board; prepared the company for IPO.

2017 – present: Vice Rector, Director of the Graduate School of Public Administration at the RANEPA
2017 – present: independent director, Chairman of the Personnel, Remuneration, and Corporate Governance Committee of Federal Freight
2015–2017: independent director, member of the Strategy and Investment Committee, Chairman of the Budget and Accounting Committee of GLONASS
2015–2017: Director of the Industrial Development Fund, Moscow, Russia
2012–2014: member of the Board of Directors of AMO ZiL (Moscow Automotive Society – Likhachov Plant)
2012–2013: Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tushino Machine Building Works
2011–2015: Government of Moscow:
Advisor to the Mayor of Moscow (2014–2015)
Minister of the Government of Moscow, Head of the Department of Science, Industrial Policy, and Entrepreneurship (2011–2014)
2011–2014: member of the Board of Directors of VDNH (GAO AREC until 23 June 2014)
2010–2011: founder and member of the Board of Directors of Tver Paint Factory
1993–2011: founder and member of the Board of Directors of AutoRepairSystems
2015: Letter of gratitude from the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade
2014: Letter of gratitude from the Mayor of Moscow
2013: honorary doctorate from Kingston University (UK) for his outstanding contribution to the development of entrepreneurship
2010: winner of the Russian regional award in the Industrial Production nomination of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

AUDIT COMMITTEE

Born in 1960 in Sevastopol (Soviet Union). In 1981 graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) with a degree in International Economic Relations. In 1984 completed a post-graduate course in the Academy of Sciences. Earned a DSc. degree in International Economics in 2006.
Dr. Vernikov held various research positions at academic institutions from 1984 to 1992. In 1992 he joined the Administration of the Russian Government and subsequently the Central Bank of Russia as Deputy Director of the International Monetary Department. In 1995 he became Advisor to an Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund, and since 1996 served as IMF Alternate Executive Director for the Russian Federation in Washington, DC. In 1998 returned to Moscow to join the local subsidiary of ABN AMRO Bank as Deputy CEO. From 2001 to 2004 served as Vice President Finance at the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank in Thessaloniki, Greece. Since 2004, Dr. Vernikov has been affiliated as Senior Research Fellow with the Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences. From 2006 to 2016 also taught as Professor of Banking at the Higher School of Economics (National Research University) in Moscow.
Dr. Vernikov has been a member of the National Association of Independent Directors since 2005 and has held several non-executive directorships, mainly at banking companies.

2017 – present: Vice Rector, Director of the Graduate School of Public Administration at the RANEPA
2017 – present: independent director, Chairman of the Personnel, Remuneration, and Corporate Governance Committee of Federal Freight
2015–2017: independent director, member of the Strategy and Investment Committee, Chairman of the Budget and Accounting Committee of GLONASS
2015–2017: Director of the Industrial Development Fund, Moscow, Russia
2012–2014: member of the Board of Directors of AMO ZiL (Moscow Automotive Society – Likhachov Plant)
2012–2013: Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tushino Machine Building Works
2011–2015: Government of Moscow:
Advisor to the Mayor of Moscow (2014–2015)
Minister of the Government of Moscow, Head of the Department of Science, Industrial Policy, and Entrepreneurship (2011–2014)
2011–2014: member of the Board of Directors of VDNH (GAO AREC until 23 June 2014)
2010–2011: founder and member of the Board of Directors of Tver Paint Factory
1993–2011: founder and member of the Board of Directors of AutoRepairSystems
2015: Letter of gratitude from the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade
2014: Letter of gratitude from the Mayor of Moscow
2013: honorary doctorate from Kingston University (UK) for his outstanding contribution to the development of entrepreneurship
2010: winner of the Russian regional award in the Industrial Production nomination of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

2016 – present: member of the Board of Directors of Eurochem AG
2010–2016: Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and Transactions at LyondellBasell, Head of the Division of Special Plastics for the Automotive Industry
2008–2010: member of the Board of Directors and Audit and Strategy Committee of Texas Petrochemical Company (USA)
1996–2010: worked for leading investment banks in New York, including Barclays and Lehman Brothers, as Managing Director of the Chemistry Department responsible for development of investment ideas for major international investment funds
Mr. Vasnetsov started his career in 1990 as a scientist at Union Carbide’s Polymer Technology Centre and authored eight world-wide patents.

2016 – present: member of the Board of Directors – independent director, member of the Audit Committee, member of the Personnel and Remuneration Committee of TransContainer
2015 – present: member of the Board of Directors – independent director, Chairman of the Audit Committee of T Plus
2012 – present: Chairman of the Board of Directors – independent director, member of the Audit Committee of TransFin-M
2012 – present: Chairman of the Audit Committee of IGSS
2012–2013: independent member of the Board of Directors of HRT
2012 – present: member of the Board of Directors – independent director, Chairman of the Audit Committee
TMK
2012–2013: Chairman of the Board of Directors of RusRailLeasing
Since 2002: Co-Head of Investment Banking and executive director of Morgan Stanley in Moscow
2006–2011: Vice President – Finance and Investment of Rosneft, member of the Management Board; prepared the company for IPO.