Photo: Vladimir Dunayev

Chairman of Magnezit Group Board of Directors

Vladimir Dunayev

Since March 2005 — Chairman of Magnezit Group Board of Directors.

Earlier, in the 1996 — 2002 period he worked in the Board of Directors of JSC «Kombinat» Magnezit». From 2002 to 2005 he was a chairman of the Magnezit Group investment committee. Vladimir graduated from the Plekhanov Russian Economic Academy (1998).

He is the author of a number of initiatives in refractories industry:

— introduction of certification institute: certification of the management system (including environmental), product quality, industrial safety and labor protection management (ISO 9001–2000, ISO 9000: GOST P 9001: 2001, ISO 9001–2000, TUV, ISO 14000: 1996, OHSAS 18000: 1999);

— policy of social partnership: cooperation with regional and local authorities in the implementation of social programs.

He was awarded the Certificate of Merit of Chelyabinsk Region Governor and has the title of «Honorary Metallurgist." Vladimir is an honorary citizen of Satka (Chelyabinsk region).

Date of birth 1965.



Photo: Sergey Odegov

General Director of Magnezit Group

Sergey Odegov

General Director of Magnezit Group — since 2005

From 2001 to 2005 Sergey Odegov was the head of the representative office of «Dalmond Trading International Limited» in Moscow responsible for the international development of the Group and the development of the sales network.

Since 1989 S.Odegov has held a number of positions at Kombinat Magnezit. He graduated from the Nosov Magnitogorsk Mining and Metallurgical Institute, studied at the Moscow Institute of Economics and Management in Industry, Chelyabinsk State University.

He holds the MBA degree. Born in 1968.






Photo: Grigory Taratuhin

Commercial Director of Magnezit Group

Grigory Taratuhin

Commercial Director of Magnezit Group — since 2005

Between 1994 and 2004 he was managing the Group’s representative office in Ukraine, as well as worked at the KGMK «Krivorozhstal».

He graduated from the Dnepropetrovsk Metallurgical Academy. Born in 1964










Photo: Evgeny Nenashev

Finance Director of Magnezit Group

Evgeny Nenashev

Chief Financial Officer of Magnezit Group — since 2007.

Since 1998 he held a number of positions at Kombinat Magnezit, including the position of Deputy Director General in the sphere of Finance and Economics in 2003.

He graduated from the Chelyabinsk Polytechnic Institute and studied at the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation, Chelyabinsk State University and Moscow State University.

PhD in Economics. He holds a MBA degree. Born in 1965








Photo: Dmitry Borzov

Development Director of Magnezit Group

Dmitry Borzov

Since December 2017 — Development Director of Magnezit Group

Graduated from St. Petersburg State Technological Institute.

Doctor of Technical Science.

In 1998 — 1999 was managing the Kombinat Magnezit’s representative in St. Petersburg

During 2000 — 2005 research fellow at Freiberg University of Mining and Technology.

Between 2005 and 2010 — procurist of a Group’s subsidiary Dalmond Feuerfest Sieburg GmbH & Co. KG in Germany.

From 2010 till 2017 was a managing director of Magnezit Group Europe GmbH in Germany.

Born in 1972.






Photo: Artyom Tokarev

Director of the Legal Department of Magnezit Group

Artyom Tokarev

The head of the Legal Support Department of Magnezit Group, holds leadership positions in business structures within the Magnezit Group since 2000.

Since 2004 he is responsible for the legal support of the Group’s international development and its corporate structure.

He graduated with honors from the Ural State Law Academy. Born in 1972










Photo: Natalia Nikiforova

Director of Corporate Development and Strategic Communications Department of Magnezit Group

Natalia Nikiforova

Natalia Nikiforova has been the head of Corporate Development and Strategic Communications Department of Magnezit Group since 2007.

She has been working in the field of public relations and strategic communications since 1995.

From 1998 to 2007 she worked in the bank «VTB».

She graduated from the Lomonosov Moscow State University and attended a professional development program at the European School of Public Relations.