The media learned about the discussion of changing the head of the diamond monopoly of Russia


The Russian government is discussing the issue of the change of the head of the diamond mining company ALROSA, reported Bloomberg, citing three people familiar with the situation source.

According to them, while the Cabinet has not taken any decision. Not signed on this issue, and any document on which the Board of Directors could vote. When this is done, the news Agency said.

President of ALROSA Andrey Zharkov disagreed with officials on how the group should develop, said two sources. According to Bloomberg, Zharkov at the last meeting of the Board of Directors in December last year, voted against the reduction in company spending on investment, capital spending and salaries in 2017.

“Rumors do not comment,” — said the representative of the company, adding that no official orders associated with the change of leadership. Deputy Prime Minister and presidential Plenipotentiary envoy to the far East Yury Trutnev, who supervises ALROSA, also declined to comment on the data.

Andrey Zharkov was elected as the new President of ALROSA on 23 April 2015. Prior to that, he held the post of Deputy head of the Gokhran of Russia under the Ministry of Finance. The contract was concluded for three years and expire, thus, in April 2018.

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