Russian iron ore producer IRC has appointed former head of Rusatom Healthcare of the Rosatom state nuclear energy corporation Mr Denis Cherednichenko as its new CEO. Mr Denis Vitalievich Cherednichenko, aged 44, has 25 years of experience in management at oil and gas and medical technology groups and acted also as an in-house legal counsel as well as the Vice President of Medical Systems, a pharmaceutical and medical equipment supplies company in Russia, and the CEO of a medical equipment company. He was the CEO of JSC Rosatom Healthcare, Enterprise of State Corporation Rosatom, a radiopharmaceuticals company in Russia. He holds a Law degree from the Ural State Law Academy in Russia, a Master of Laws from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom and a Master Degree from the Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation.Ms Danila Kotlyarov, who had been IRC's acting CEO since the end of May, has been appointed the company's CFO. Mr Nikolai Levitsky, IRC co-owner and chairman of the board of directors, has remained as a non-executive director, resigning as an authorized representative.The board's composition has remained the same. In addition to Levitsky, the board includes independent member Dmitry Dobryak; Natalya Ozhegina, former deputy director for Human Resources at Rosseti , currently working at Moscow State Institute of Foreign Affairs; Alexei Romanenko, chairman of the board of directors at NEO Center consulting company; and Vitaly Sheremet, former partner at KPMG Russia and the CIS.IRC is the sole iron ore producer in Russia's Far East. The main asset, Kimkano-Sutarsky GOK in the Jewish Autonomous Region, produces 3.2 million tonnes concentrate with an iron content of 65%. In the long term, IRC has the options to boost the production capacity by adding processing equipment to K&S Phase II and also by developing other exploration projects of IRC.