Management Team

Чугунов Леонид Семенович
Leonid Chugunov
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Chugunov 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.

He graduated from Grozny Oil Institute in 1978, then the faculty of retraining of Gubkin National University of Oil and Gas in 1981, faculty of industrial production planning in Plekhanov Russian University of Economics in1985, Duke University Business School (USA) in 1992, the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation.

He began his career as an operator in "Orenburggazodobycha" company, as an operator, engineer and then Deputy Head of the service, head of gas field, Head of Gas Department in "Nadymgazprom" Company. In 1993 he became General Director of "Nadymgazprom". Five years later, in 1998, he became head of CJSC "Yamalgazinvest". In 2009, he headed the project management Department at Gazprom's Central office.
Mr. Chugunov is PHD in Engineering, author of over 30 published scientific works. He was awarded the Medal of Honor, Official prize of Russia, Government prize of the Russian Federation in science and technology, Honored worker of Oil and Gas Industry, Honored worker of Gas Industry

Мадудов Олег Николаевич
Oleg Madudov
First Deputy Chief Executive Officer

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
Sergey Basalyk
Chief Operating 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.

Алексеев Андрей Евгеньевич
Andrey Alekseev
Acting Chief Executive Officer

Andrey is responsible for designing the development strategy, monitoring and management of the Company’s operations, building and implementing of the financial and economic policies, 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.

Черепанов Александр Александрович
Alexander Cherepanov
Chief Technology Officer


Strategic planning and development of production activities of the Company, Implementation of production planning for the extraction, preparation and processing of gas, gas condensate and its products, as well as monitoring the implementation of plans. Product quality control, compliance with state standards, technical conditions. Organization and control of environmental protection activities of the Company. Management of the Company's geological activity and control over compliance with existing licenses. Control and planning of measures for the reconstruction and modernization of the Company's facilities, organization of metrological control over the state and use of measuring instruments, organization of technological process automation.

In 1995, Alexander graduated from Volgograd State Technical University, with the major in Chemical Engineering. In 2015, he underwent retraining at Moscow Technological University under the Strategic Development Management Program.

He worked in senior positions in oil and gas producing companies: OOO UDS Neft, OOO Gaznefteservis, OOO Severneft-Urengoy, OOO Diall Alliance.

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.

Доронин Игорь Викторович
Igor Doronin
Chief Engineer

He 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 technical division and monitoring the implementation of the tasks related to the processes of gas and gas condensate production and processing.

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

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