Vitaliy L. Machitski

Vitaliy L. Machitski

Chairman

Mr. Machitski has served as Vice Chairman of Vimetco’s Board of Directors until March 2009. From 1999 to 2005, he served as Chairman of CJSC Rosinvestneft, and from 1997 to 2000, he served as Chairman of the Board of CJSC Petrol Complex Holding Company, a joint venture between ST Group and BP Amoco. Mr. Machitski holds a degree in engineering and economics from the Faculty of Economics of the Institute of National Economy in Irkutsk, Russia.

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Gheorghe Dobra

Chief Executive Officer

Gheorghe Dobra Phd, Executive MBA, graduated from the Bucharest Polytechnic Institute. He has over 27 years of experience in the aluminium industry and has worked for Alro since 1984.

He has served as General Manager and Member of the Board at Alro since 1993. Mr. Dobra holds a degree in chemical engineering and a doctorate in material science and engineering from Polytechnic University of Bucharest, as well as an executive master’s degree in business administration from the Business and Public Administration Institute, Bucharest.

Mr. Dobra is currently the CEO and member of the Board of Directors of the smelter as well as managing Director and member of the Board of Alum Tulcea.

Marian Nastase

Marian Nastase

Executive member of the Board

Marian Nastase graduated from the Bucharest Academy of Economics where he majored in foreign trade. Mr. Nastase has extensive experience in financial consulting and auditing. He has worked at Deloitte & Touche in Romania, amongst other accountancy firms.

In 2002, he joined Alro as the executive in charge of all financial affairs of the Company. He was subsequently appointed Marco Group Country Director for Romania, and his current mandate covers all Vimetco Group operations in aluminum, natural gas and electric power in the country.

Pavel Machitski

Pavel Machitski

Executive member of the Board
Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Pavel Machitski, British Citizen, holds a diploma in Finance and International Business from New York University, Stern School of Business. Mr. Machitski has joined Vimetco NV as Deputy CFO in 2009 and in 2010 was appointed as Deputy General Manager of Vimetco Management Romania, a subsidiary company offering consulting services to Alro and its subsidiaries in Romania.

Mr. Machitski role includes, among other responsibilities; business development, strategy, financial planning, M&A, financing, budgeting, controlling & reporting, investor relations and risk management. Mr. Machitski has broad-based business & finance experience and has joined Vimetco from Morgan Stanley where he acted as an advisor in numerous transactions in EMEA region focusing on debt capital markets and M&A advisory.

Gary G.B. Zhang

Gary G.B. Zhang

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Zhang has served on Vimetco’s Board of Directors since 2007. From 2004 to June 2007, he served as the Chairman of Yulian. He previously served as Deputy Chief of the Policy Division of Hainan Province, deputy chief of the Financial Markets Administration Committee of the Hainan Branch of the People’s Bank of China and Chairman of the Hainan Stock Exchange Centre. Mr. Zhang holds a degree in science from Henan University and a master’s degree in economics from Peking University.

Valery N. Krasnov

Valery N. Krasnov

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Krasnov has served on Vimetco’s Board of Directors since 2007. He previously held senior positions at a number of Russian companies, including CJSC Rosinvestneft, where he served as First Vice President and General Director. From 1991 to 1993 Mr. Krasnov was Chief of Secretariat of the Vice President under the Russian Federation Presidential Administration. He also held several senior diplomatic positions in Russian embassies around the world. His diplomatic rank is that of an extraordinary and plenipotentiary Ministercounsellor. Mr. Krasnov holds a degree in international economics from Moscow State University and a diploma from the Diplomatic Academy under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the former USSR.

James M. Currie

James M. Currie

Independent Non-Executive Director
Board committee membership:
Audit Committee (Chairman),
Remuneration Committee

Mr. Currie has served on Vimetco’s Board of Directors since 2007. From 1997 to 2001, he served as the Director General for Environment and Nuclear Safety at the European Commission. He currently serves as a consultant to the law firm Eversheds LLP and to Burson-Marsteller, Brussels. Mr. Currie holds a master’s degree from Glasgow University.

Vyacheslav M. Agapkin

Vyacheslav M. Agapkin

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Agapkin has served on Vimetco’s Board of Directors since 2007. He also serves as General Director for the International Institute of Construction in Moscow. Mr. Agapkin holds a degree in mechanical engineering, a master’s degree in science and a doctorate degree from the Moscow Gubkin Oil and Gas Institute.

Denis Sedyshev

Denis Sedyshev

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Sedyshev has extensive legal experience. Prior to joining Vi Holding LLC Mr. Sedyshev provided legal support for more than 14 years on various international projects, including large-scale restructuring and M&A projects in the metallurgical and energy industries. Mr. Sedyshev also holds a master’s degree in civil law from the Moscow State Law Academy (1996) in Russia.

Denis Sedyshev

Igor Sventski

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Sventski has extensive experience in corporate finance, business planning, cash flow and liquidity management. Prior to joining Vi Holding LLC, Mr. Sventski managed and executed global financial transactions for over 15 years. Transactions included M&As, restructurings and joint ventures. Mr. Sventski also acted as an advisor in a number of transactions in the debt and equity markets which related to the metallurgical and energy sector. Mr. Sventski also holds a diploma from the Moscow Aviation Institute (1994) and a master’s degree in economics from the Financial and Economic Institute in Moscow, Russia (1997).

Bogdan Ciobotaru

Non-Executive member of the Board

Bogdan Ciobotaru graduated from the Bucharest Academy of Economics where he majored in Business Administration. Board member for RCS&RDS, one of the largest independent telecom, broadband and cable businesses in Eastern Europe, Mr. Ciobotaru was also responsible for building and driving Renaissance¹s financing business across the CEEMEA region with a focus on the debt and equity capital markets franchise.
He has over 10 years at Morgan Stanley in the investment banking division with responsibility for the equity capital markets business in Africa and Eastern Europe. He also has expertise in equity capital markets having raised in excess of $15bn of equity for a number of blue chip companies in the emerging markets space