Management Team

Геворкян Рубен Романович
Ruben Gevorkyan
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Gevorkyan is responsible for identifying the Company’s development strategy, making and implementing the financial and economic policy, controlling and managing the operational activities of all divisions, promoting it on the regional and international markets, as well as establishing relationships with government agencies and business structures. He makes key decisions and directives related to positioning the Company in the public and professional community, and implementing the social and personnel policies.

Since 1990, he has held executive and key positions in large Russian industrial companies. Under his leadership, a number of global projects have been implemented in the energy sector and electrical engineering. Prior to joining YATEC, he held key positions in Urals Energy Management Company OJSC, Tyumen Regional Generation Company OJSC, EMF-Holding CJSC, VO Tekhnopromexport OJSC, RT-Energoaktiv, Ltd. and others.

He graduated from Erevan State University in 1988. He is a candidate of historical sciences. He speaks Arabic, French, and Armenian. He is greatly involved in public activities aimed at the design and development of new effective mechanisms and trends in the field of energy efficiency. Since 2008, he has been the chairman of the Energy Efficiency Working Group at Interelectro, an international organization for economic, scientific and technical cooperation in electrical industry. 

Каплун Евгений Зиновьевич
Evgeny Kaplun
First Deputy CEO

Mr Kaplun is responsible for implementing the development strategy, developing new business directions, markets, operating activities, optimizing key business processes and monitoring operational performance indicators.
He graduated with honors from the Moscow Automobile and Road Institute. He has had a vast management experience. Before joining the company, he held executive positions in Obneftegazgeology and Obneftegeologia (Surgut), Southern Gas Company LLC and Krasnodargaz JSC (Krasnodar), managed Sochi-Plaza LLC and Olimpiysky-Dagomys Recreation Center OJSC (Sochi), Mosdachtrest JSC (Sistema Jointstock Fifnancial Corporation, Moscow).

Смирнов Александр Александрович
Alexandr Smirnov
Chief Operating Officer

Alexandr is responsible for the implementation of the development strategy, introduction of new business activities, entering new markets, operating activities, including exploration, production and processing of hydrocarbon raw materials, implementation of capital investment programs, optimization of key business processes, and monitoring of operational performance indicators.

Prior to joining the Company in 2010, he held executive positions in Yakutskenergo JSC and Sakhaselkhozenergo SUE.

He graduated from the Irkutsk State Technical University and the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation.

Алексеев Андрей Евгеньевич
Chief Financial Officer

Andrey is responsible for the financial and economic policy, including the management of the budget process, compilation of financial and management reports, management of treasury operations and maintenance of financial liquidity, as well as relationships with financial and credit institutions.

Prior to joining the Company in 2015, he held the position of CFO in Priargunsk Production Mining and Chemical Association JSC (Rosatom subsidiary), Rusburmash CJSC, Siberian Service Company CJSC.

He graduated from the State University of Management, majoring in Management in the International Fuel and Energy Complex, and also received an MBA from the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation.

Ланин Степан Витальевич
Stepan LANIN
Chief Legal Officer

Stepan is responsible for legal support of the financial and economic activities, legal protection of the economic interests of the Company; monitors compliance of the corporate activities with the law, develops local regulations and other legal documents.

Prior to joining YATEC, he held executive positions in the legal field at Mikhailovsky Mining and Processing Plant OJSC, Metalloinvest CJSC, FSUE Dalspetsstroy, Spetsstroy of Russia, and other large companies.

He graduated from the Moscow State Social University with a degree in Law.

Мадудов Олег Николаевич
Head of Human Resources

Oleg is responsible for human resources management, including the formation of HR strategy, staffing, HR records management, payments and staff motivation. His sphere of professional responsibility also includes interaction with trade unions and relevant state bodies, organization of social work in the Company.

Prior to joining YATEC JSC, he was responsible for HR management at Uralchem, National Non-metallic Company, Priargunsk Mining and Chemical Association (mining division of Rosatom), and Mangazeya Group of Companies.

Басалык Сергей Николаевич
Chief Commercial Officer

Sergey deals with developing a strategy for sales of petroleum products and liquefied hydrocarbon gas. In addition, he supervises the deployment of the petroleum and gas filling stations network, and also manages issues related to the activities of the commercial unit. He has vast experience in strategic and investment planning in gas processing and gas distribution companies.

Prior to joining YATEC, he worked in SIBUR Holding PJSC as a project manager.

In 1999, he graduated from the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas with major in Development and Operation of Oil and Gas Fields.

Ильиных Алексей Валерьевич
Chief Engineer

Alexey is responsible for managing the largest unit that produces and processes gas and gas condensate. He manages such key issues as the formation of long-term plans for the operation of the Company's geological division and monitoring the implementation of the tasks in the framework of the gas and gas condensate production and processing processes.

Prior to joining YATEC, he held executive positions at RN-Sakhalinmorneftegaz LLC.

He graduated from the Ufa State Oil Technical University with major in Development and Operation of Oil and Gas Fields.