Mechel Appoints Mr Osokin as Deput CEO Ecology Protection
Russian leading mining and steel maker Mechel PAO has appointed Mr Vladimir Osokin as Deputy Chief Executive Officer for ecology and environment protection, a newly created post in Mechel’s structure. Prior to his appointment, Mr Osokin worked as an advisor to Mechel’s Chief Executive Officer. In his new position, he will oversee a wide range of issues concerning modernization of the Group’s production facilities, implementation of ecological programs and modern methods of managing environment protection measures, using best available practices in this area, as well as overall control of Mechel Group’s Environment Policy.
Prior to his appointment, Mr Osokin acted as advisor to Mechel’s Chief Executive Officer. In 2009-2018, he held several top posts in The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation. In 2006-2009, he was deputy head of Russia’s Federal Forestry Agency. Mr Osokin graduated Bratsk Industrial Institute with a specialty in Electrical supply of industrial facilities, cities and agricultural facilities. He also graduated Krasnoyarsk State University with a degree in law.