Appointment: Mr Abramov is a Board member since April 2005. CEO of EVRAZ Group SA until 1 January 2006, Chairman of EVRAZ Group SA Board until 1 May 2006. Mr. Abramov served as non-executive director from May 2006 until his re-appointment as Chairman of the Board on 1 December 2008. Appointed Chairman of EVRAZ plc on 14 October 2011.
Committee membership: Member of the Nominations Committee.
Skills and experience: Mr. Abramov graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology with a first-class honours degree in 1982, and he holds a Ph.D. in Physics and Mathematics. Founded EvrazMetall in 1992. Mr. Abramov is a member of the Bureau of the Board of Directors and a member of the Board of Directors of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (an independent non-governmental organization), Founding partner and Chairman of Education & Research Committee at Moscow school of management SKOLKOVO and a member of the Board of Moscow University of Physics and Technology.