Igor Pavlov was appointed Rosneft vice president for refining on March 11, 2012.
Igor Pavlov has extensive experience in refining, having worked at Angarsk Petrochemical Company in 1989-2008 and as CEO of OJSC Achinsk Refinery in 2008-2012.
Commenting on the appointment, Rosneft President Eduard Khudainatov said: “In implementing our large-scale refinery modernization programme, Rosneft pays particular attention to ensuring we have the right key talent in place in our refining operations. Igor Pavlov worked his way up from process unit operator to CEO and has proven himself as a competent manager whose practical skills will be a great asset in this priority area.”
Alexander Kinzul has been appointed acting CEO of OJSC Achinsk Refinery. He previously served as first deputy CEO and chief technical officer at the refinery.