16 February, 2011 - EVRAZ (the “Company”) announces that as a result an internal restructuring process, it has made two new management appointments. In order to distinguish two differently focused commercial processes the divisions of VP, Commerce and Director of Procurement have been restructured. As a result, two new positions have been created – Vice President, Sales and Vice President, Procurement. Both VPs will report directly to the CEO of EVRAZ Group.
Ilya Shirokobrod assumes the role of Vice President, Sales. In his new role Ilya will retain the position of General Manager of the trading company, EvrazHolding and will additionally direct sales of rolled products, EvrazMetall, Inprom and other dealers’ activities, as well as logistics, including Nakhodka Trade Sea Port and EvrazTrans.
Ilya joined the Evraz team in 2010. Prior to that, he held various management roles in Centravis Limited, Alcoa CSI, Melitta Russland and Tetra Pak. In 2005 he obtained an MBA degree from Stockholm School of Economics.
Yury Pavlov is appointed to the role of Vice President, Procurement. He will be responsible for the procurement of the raw materials, equipment and componentry necessary for manufacturing and investment projects. His task will also be to direct procurement procedures in accordance with the Company’s Procurement Policy and to optimize business processes as part of procurement integration of EVRAZ entities.
Yury joined the EVRAZ team in 1996 and has held various positions including Head of Finance to Director of Procurement. He holds a degree from the Finance Academy under the government of the Russian Federation and an MBA degree from the Academy of National Economy under the government of the Russian Federation.
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