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EuroChem announces new Head of Russian subsidiary

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World Fertilizer,

EuroChem Group AG has announced that the Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Dmitry Sokov as Head of its Russian subsidiary, JSC MCC EuroChem, effective from 15 February 2017.

Based in Moscow, Mr Sokov will manage day-to-day operations and further develop EuroChem’s business in Russia. He will report to the Group’s CEO, Dmitry Strezhnev. With EuroChem’s significant global expansion, this appointment will enable Mr Strezhnev to focus on the implementation of the Group’s global strategy and further international growth.

Prior to EuroChem, Mr Sokov held a number of senior management positions during his long career with JSC Cordiant, including most recently serving as its CEO from 2012. He holds an MBA in Strategic Management from one of Russia’s leading universities, the National Research University Higher School of Economics, and graduated from Russia’s leading technical university, the Moscow State Technological University “STANKIN”, with a degree in Financial Management.

Dmitry Strezhnev, EuroChem CEO, commented: “We are pleased to welcome Dmitry Sokov as head of EuroChem’s well-established business in Russia. With his wealth of management experience in the Russian chemical industry, we are confident that Dmitry will significantly contribute to the implementation of the Group’s strategy in one of its key markets and will actively grow EuroChem’s fertilizer business there.”

Dmitry Sokov said: “I am honoured to step into the role of Head of EuroChem’s business in Russia. EuroChem is widely known as one of the leading global fertilizer companies and a trusted industry brand not only in Russia but worldwide. I would also like to thank EuroChem’s Board for putting their confidence in me. I’m impressed by what the Russian team has already accomplished and looking forward to working together on taking EuroChem’s Russian business to the next phase of growth.”

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