Aide to the President of the Russian Federation
Born February 21, 1952, in the village of Tsebrikovo in the Odessa region, Ukraine.
1973 – graduated from the Leningrad School of Railway Troops and Military Transport.
1983 – graduated from the Military Academy of Logistics and Transportation with a specialty as a transport engineer.
1973 – 1976 – served in the Odessa Military District on the Transdniestrian Railway
1976 – 1980 – served in the Southern Group of Forces
1983 – 1985 – served as a military commandant of the Urgal railway station of BAM. Participated in the fitting of the “Golden Link”
1985 – 1994 – worked for the Moscow railway as a military commandant, head of the department of military transport, and then the Deputy Chief of Military Transportation
1996 – 2004 – worked for the joint-stock company Severstaltrans
Since May 20, 2004 – Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation
2008 – appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aeroflot
2012 – 2013 – advisor to the President of the Russian Federation, and since September 2, 2013, aide to the President
Member of the Board of Directors the United Aircraft Corporation
President of the Russian Table Tennis Federation.
Member of the Board of Directors of Russian Railways.
Order for Merit to the Fatherland, 3rd degree (February 15, 2012)
Order for Merit to the Fatherland, 4th degree (September 20, 2009)
Order of Honour (Armenia, October 17, 2008)
Medal for the Development of Railways (January 9, 2008), for a significant contribution to the development of rail transport
Order of Holy Prince Daniel of Moscow, 1st degree (February 22, 2012)
Married, with one daughter