Board of directors


Vladimir Lisin

Forum co-chairman

Born in 1956.


Vladimir Lisin is a graduate of Siberian Metallurgic Institute, majored in Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Foundries. In 1990 graduated from the Higher School of Commerce with the Foreign Trade Academy. In 1992 graduated from the Academy of National Economy, majored in Economics and Management..

Professional experience

Started career in 1975 as electrical fitter. Worked at Tulachermet, rising through the ranks from assistant steelmaker to deputy shop manager. From 1986 worked in Kazakhstan, first as Deputy Chief Engineer, and later Deputy CEO of the Karaganda Steel Plant. Member of Boards of Directors of several leading Russian steel companies since 1993. Currently Chief consultant for Rumelco LLC.

NLMK Board member since 1996, Chairman of the Board since 1998. Chairman of the Human Resources, Remuneration and Social Policies Committee and member of the Strategic Planning Committee

Qualifications and Awards

  • Ph. D., Tech.; Ph.D., Ec.;
  • Professor, Department of Market and Economy Issues, Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation
  • Winner, USSR Council of Ministers prize for Science and Technology
  • Honorary Metallurgist of the Russian Federation
  • Knight of the Order of Honor

Current Board memberships

  • NLMK
  • Rumelco
  • Chernomorneftegaz
  • United Shipbuilding Corporation

Other Memberships

  • Member of the Board of Directors, World Steel Association
  • Member of the Supervisory Board, Non-Commercial Partnership Russian Steel
  • President of the European Shooting Confederation
  • President of the Russian Shooting Union
  • Member of the Commission for Culture and Olympic Education, International Olympic Committee
  • Member of the Presidential Council for Development of Physical Culture and Sport, Excellence in Sports, Preparation and Organization of the 2014 Sochi XXII Winter Olympics and XI Paralympics


 Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen

Forum co-chairman

Born in 1955


Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen became a bachelor in Economics & Business Administration from Copenhagen School of Economics & Business Administration in 1977. This was followed by a MBA study in 1979.

Professional experience

In 2006 – after having lived in the UK for 13 years - Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen became Executive Vice President in the head office of Carlsberg in Denmark and a member of the Executive Board.

October 2007 – Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen was appointed President & CEO of the Carlsberg Group.

The first task in his CEO role was the acquisition of Scottish & Newcastle together with Heineken. By this transaction – completed in April 2008 - Carlsberg got full control of BBH/Russia and CIS markets. This takeover brought Carlsberg to the level of 4th biggest brewery in the world with 45,000 employees and 75 local breweries in more than 25 countries.

Before Carlsberg Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen worked for the Gillette Group from 1999 to 2006.

In 1999 he started as President of the Northern Europe region as a part of the Gillette merger (Gillette, Duracell, Braun, Oral B) and in 2001 he was appointed President for the Gillette Group AMEE (Africa, Middle East, Eastern Europe)

Before Gillette Mr. Rasmussen worked for Duracell from 1987 to 1999 where he held different Manager and Director positions.

Current Board memberships

  • Novozymes
  • Several Carlsberg companies