The Board of Directors performs general management of the Group’s business in accordance with the Federal Law On Joint Stock Companies, Acrons Charter and the Regulation on the Board of Directors.
Senior Vice President
Member of the Strategic Planning and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board of Directors
In 2008, Alexander Popov was elected chairman of the Board of Directors and was named senior vice president in 2007.
Since 2004, he has been a head of the non-profit National Institute for Corporate Reform Foundation.
Mr Popov joined the Company in 1996. He worked as head of the internal audit division under the Board of Directors, head of the audit and legal department, vice president for corporate construction and financial control.
Mr Popov was born in 1969. He graduated in 1993 with a degree in finance and credit from the Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation.
Mr Popov holds the title of Honoured Chemist of the Russian Federation. He was awarded the Medal of the Order for Merit to Fatherland, second degree.
Member of the Strategic Planning and Corporate Governance Committee
In 2005–2021, he served as Acron’s Executive Director.
In 2006, Mr Gavrikov was elected to Acron’s Board of Directors.
Mr Gavrikov joined the Company in 1983 and worked as head of the office for social and cultural programmes, deputy head of the social development office, head of the social development office, social programmes supervisor, and deputy CEO for HR and social programmes.
Mr Gavrikov was born in 1960. In 1983, he graduated from the Novomoskovsk branch of the Moscow Mendeleyev Institute of Chemical Technology with a degree in chemical engineering process automation and system mechanisation.
In 2016-2021, Mr Gavrikov was a member of the Novgorod Regional Duma, member of the Committee on Budget, Finance and Economics. He holds the title of Honoured Chemist of the Russian Federation and was awarded the Order for Merit to Fatherland, first and second degree, the Anniversary Medal in commemoration of Veliky Novgorod’s 1,150th Birthday, and a certificate of honour from the Russian Ministry of Industry and Science.
Chairman of the Audit Committee and the Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Since May 2016, Nikolai Arutyunov has served on Acron’s Board of Directors; he previously sat on the board in 2008 – 2010.
In 2017 – 2018, Mr Arutyunov was adviser to the Director General of Hendel.
In 2016 – 2017, he was a member of the Board of Directors of Geotech Seismic Services, a member of the Board of Directors of IG SEISMIC SERVICES PLC, and managing director and head of the Institutional Client Department at URALSIB Management Company.
In 2011 – 2012, Mr Arutyunov worked as Executive Director in UBS investment bank.
In 2006 – 2011, Director of Research in NCH Advisers Inc. investment fund.
Mr Arutyunov was born in 1964. In 1986, he graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University.
Member of the Audit Committee
In 2014 - 2021, Mr Antonov served as Adviser to Acron’s CEO (President).
He was Acron’s Vice President for production and development in 2011-2014.
In 2005–2011, Mr Antonov served as Acron’s CEO (President).
In 2003–2005, he was Chairman of the Managing Board.
In 1996–2004, Mr Antonov served as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Mr Antonov has been with Acron since 1973. His previous offices include head of NPK operations, deputy head of sales, deputy head overseas, and head of Acron’s foreign trade division.
Mr Antonov was born in 1950. In 1973, he graduated from the Lensoviet Leningrad Institute of Technology with a degree in chemical technology. He was named Honoured Chemist of the Russian Federation and received the Order of the Badge of Honour. He also holds the Russian Federation Prize in science and technology.
Since 2016, Mr Belikov has been a member of the Expert Council for Corporate Governance of the Bank of Russia.
In 2012–2016, he was chairman of the Board of Directors of Vnukovo Airport.
Mr Belikov served on the boards of more than 20 companies, including Lukoil, Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending, Sibirtelecom, North-West Telecom, Southern Telecommunications Company, Sevmorneftegeofizika, Eurasia Drilling Company, Inteltech, and Rosseti Siberia Tuvaenergo.
In 2007–2017, Mr Belikov was a member of the Board of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
In 2003–2022, he chaired the Corporate Governance and Investments Committee of the Russian Managers Association.
Since 2002, Mr Belikov has headed the Russian Institute of Directors, a non-profit partnership.
Mr Belikov was born in 1956. He graduated from the Voronezh State University in 1980. He has a PhD in history.
Head of Business Sustainability Department
In 2013, she was appointed the head of Acron’s business sustainability department.
Ms Danilchenko joined Acron and Dorogobuzh in 2004.
Nina Danilchenko was born in 1977. She graduated in 2011 with a degree in Economics and Company Management from Sergo Ordzhonikidze Russian State University for Geological Prospecting.
Chairman of the Strategic Planning and Corporate Governance Committee
Since 2012, Mr Dynkin has been a member of the Presidium of the Russian Presidential Council for Science and Education, a member of the Russian Presidential Commission for Strategic Development of the Fuel and Energy Sector and Environmental Security, and a member of the Russian Presidential Economic Council.
Since 2009, he has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of Contemporary Development Foundation.
In 2008, Mr Dynkin became a member of the Russian Presidential Council on Science, Technology and Education.
Since 2009, Alexander Dynkin has been adviser to Acron’s CEO and was elected to the Board of Directors in 2008.
Since 2006, he has been a director of the Institute of World Economy and International Relations at the Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO).
Since 2001, he has chaired the economics department at the International University in Moscow.
Mr Dynkin was born in 1948. He graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute and the IMEMO postgraduate course. He is a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences and has a Ph.D. in economics.
He holds the Order of Friendship, the Order of Honour and a medal in commemoration of Moscow’s 850th Birthday.
Director General of Acron Engineering Research and Design Centre
Since August 2016, he has served as the Director General of Acron Engineering Research and Design Centre.
Between 1997 and 2016, Mr Kolosovsky worked for Acron as acting deputy head of the ammonia line, chief production specialist/deputy manager, chief specialist for production development and new technology/deputy manager, manager for production development and new technology, and deputy executive director for development.
Andrey Kolosovsky was born in 1971. He graduated in 1993 with a degree in Chemical Engineering of Inorganic Matters from Ivanovo Institute for Chemistry and Technology.
Andrey Kolosovsky holds the title of Honoured Chemist of the Russian Federation.