That Vladimir Dmitriev, head of VEB for almost 12 years, will work in the chamber of Commerce, said a source at VEB. This information was confirmed by the Manager of the Corporation and source in CCI. “Most likely, it will work as an adviser or Vice-President,” said a source at VEB. A source at the CCI said that Dmitriev can become the Vice President. “But the final question of his appointment has not been solved, it will be clear within a week,” he adds.
The President of Russia freed from Vladimir Dmitriev Chairman of Vnesheconombank on February 26. His place was taken by the Deputy Chairman of Sberbank Sergey Gorkov. A few days before the release of the decree of the President, February 18, Dmitriev at a meeting with the staff of VEB announced his forthcoming departure, reported the sources . The next day Dmitriev told Reuters that retires. “Everything that is written is all true,” he said, but declined to comment further.
Press office of Vnesheconombank in the inquiry said that the information about Dmitrieva does not have, and was advised to go to the press center of the CCI. The press service of the CCI to a request is not answered, nor one of the Vice-presidents of CCI could not be found on a workplace.
The President of holding “Minchenko Consulting” Evgenie Minchenko notes that after the death of Yevgeny Primakov, who led CCI from 2001 to 2011, the CCI has lost influence. “Now I don’t see much functionality in the CCI, from the point of view of practical lobbying RSPP, Delovaya Rossiya, OPORA Russia, and the industrial platform within the front cover the front work,” says Minchenko. Given the fact that Dmitriev has never been widely public, his new place of work can be regarded as a place of honor for the distinguished man, Minchenko adds.
“The position of the responsible, authoritative site”, — says the Chairman of the Board of Directors TopContact Arthur Shamilov. “The work involves building cooperation between government and investors at a high level, which will be a useful qualification and experience Mr. Vladimir Dmitriev,” he adds.
The CCI President Sergei Katyrin now five Vice-presidents. Almost all of them have the experience of Gossluzhby since the days of the Soviet Union. For example, Vice-President Dmitry Kurochkin has a long experience in the office of the economic Adviser at the Soviet Embassy in Syria, can be seen from his curriculum vitae on the website of CCI. Alexander Rybakov worked in the Komsomol Central Committee in various positions, including Deputy head of the Department of education. Georgi Petrov worked as the Director of the Department of economic cooperation Ministry of foreign Affairs, was the Ambassador-at-large, Vladimir Strashko — the Ministry of interior and the Ministry of Commerce.
CCI exists as a nonprofit organization since 1993. Before that was the chamber of Commerce of the USSR, which had facilitated foreign trade. Now the goal of CCI is promoting all kinds of entrepreneurship, said at the organization’s website. CCI is in the chamber 81 in the Russian regions and 90 of the chambers of the municipalities. Members of the chamber are more than 36.5 thousand organizations of various organizational-legal forms and individual entrepreneurs, as well as 192 business associations acting at the Federal level, and more than 200 regional associations.