President Vladimir Putin awarded orders and medals of the head of Gazprombank, first Deputy Chairman of VTB, and twelve managers of “Rosneft”. The corresponding decree published on the portal of legal information.
The prizes were awarded “for the big contribution to development of economy, strengthening Russia’s position in the global oil and gas industry and the successful implementation of tasks to improve the investment climate in the Russian Federation,” reads the decree.
The Chairman of the Board of Gazprombank Andrey Akimov was awarded the Order of Alexander Nevsky.
A medal of Honor, received the financial Director of Rosneft, Pyotr Lazarev, first Deputy Chairman of VTB Yuri Soloviev, first Deputy President of “Rosneft” Pavel Fedorov and the head of “an Independent Oil and gas company,” ex-President “Rosneft” Edward Hudaynatov.
Medals of the order “For merits before Fatherland of II degree” was awarded the Deputy head of “Rosneft” Olga Shokina, as well as employees of the Department of relations with investors, Department of legal support of business and other departments of the oil company.
In January 2015, Vladimir Putin awarded the medal of the order “For merits before Fatherland” Ivan Sechin, the son of the head of “Rosneft” Igor Sechin. The medal was awarded “for his great contribution to the development of the fuel and energy complex and longstanding conscientious labor.” The representative of “Rosneft” Mikhail Leontyev, commenting on the awarding of the son Sechin urged not to pay attention to his age (Sechin, Jr. was born in 1989).