SUPERVISORY BOARD APPOINTS NEW MEMBER OF THE SIJ D.D. MANAGEMENT BOARD
Ljubljana, Tuesday 10 April 2018 – The SIJ d.d. Supervisory Board unanimously appointed a new Member of the Management Board, Viacheslav Korchagin, yesterday.
Members of the Supervisory Board have accepted the resignation of Member of the Managemend Board Dmitrii Bochkarev, and appointed a new Member of the SIJ d.d. Management Board, Viacheslav Korchagin, for a full six-year term. He has already worked at the SIJ Group and the Management Board of SIJ d.d. between 2007 and 2014, and his work brought a successful and vital contribution to the effective management and business of the group.
Thus, the SIJ d.d. Management Board again consists of four members; alongside Viacheslav Korchagin, they are Tibor Šimonka, Igor Malevanov, and the President of the Management Board Andrey Zubitsky.
Otherwise, Viacheslav Korchagin continues his term as Vice President and member of the Board of Finance, Economic, Controlling and Procurement at Perutnina Ptuj, which has been a part of the SIJ Group since 2015.
More information on the new Member of the SIJ d.d. Management Board
Viacheslav Korchagin graduated at the Kuzbass State Technical University in economics and management in engineering. He began his career as the assistant deputy of the Governor of the regional administration of the Kemerovo Oblast. After that, he held several key positions in the IMH – Industrial Metallurgical Holding group: he was the assistant to the commercial director of the company Kemerovo-Koks and the commercial director of COF Berezovskaya (the central plant for ore treating and enrichment), the CEO of the companies Torgovyj dom Kemerovo-Koks (Kemerovo-Koks trading company), Vanadij and Polema, and the deputy CEO of UK IMH – Industrial Metallurgical Holding.
Between 2007 and early 2014, he was a Member of the Management Board of SIJ d.d., and from September 2014, he was the deputy CEO of the company Dilon d.o.o. In early 2016, he became the Vice President and member of the Board of Finance, Economic, Controlling and Procurement at Perutnina Ptuj, which is a part of the SIJ Group.
On 9 April 2018, he was reappointed as a Member of the Management Board of SIJ d.d.
The SIJ Group is the largest vertically integrated metallurgical group in Slovenia, occupying leading positions on European and global niche steel markets. Alongside the Metallurgy Division (its core business), the SIJ Group is also composed of the Poultry Division (the Perutnina Ptuj Group). Together, the two divisions created revenues of 1.012 billion Euros in 2017, 103.8 million Euros of earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA), and a net profit of 17.6 million Euros. Both divisions created most of the 2017 revenues in foreign markets. Steel exports amounted to 821.5 million Euros, which is 81.1 percent of the total revenues.
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