Born on August 20, 1952.
1975 – graduated with honors from the Irkutsk Institute of National Economics. He also completed the Higher Courses of the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces.
1980–1988 – Experimental-industrial association Luch.
1988–1996 – Deputy CEO of the Foreign Trade Association Sovintersport.
1996–1999 – Head of the Foreign Economic Relations Department for the Russian Presidential Administration
1999–2001 – CEO of Promexport
2001–2007 – First Deputy CEO of Rosoboronexport, CEO of Rosoboronexport
2007 – present – CEO of the state corporation Rostec
Full member of the of the Academy of Military Sciences, a Doctor of Economics, and a professor, having written more than 130 publications.
Head of the Department of "Management in the Field of Military-Technical Cooperation and High Technologies" MGIMO (University) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia.
Chairman of the All-Russian Public Organization "Union of Mechanical Engineers of Russia". The President of the Russian Engineering Union, Russian Industry Association of Employers.
Member of the Bureau of the High Council of the Edinaya Russia (Russian Political Party).
Chairman of the Boards of Trustees of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, the Russian Cycling Federation, Fund for Support and Development of Physical Education and Sports in the Russian Federation, Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Soyuzmultfilm", Special Endowment Fund of the Russian Military Historical Society, Meshalkin National Medical Research Centre under the Russian Federation Ministry for Health, Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, The Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra and the Moscow Theological Academy, the Novy Dom (New Home) Charitable Foundation for Aid to Disabled Children, Orphans and the Seriously Ill.
Member of the Board of Trustees of Lomonosov Moscow State University, MGIMO University, part of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Public Diplomacy Fund named after A.M. Gorchakov, the Higher School of Management at St. Petersburg State University, the Russian Academy of Education, the Foundation for Advanced Research; National Intellectual Development, the fund that supports the scientific and design work of students, graduate students, and young scholars; the Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Government of the Russian Federation, the Russian Geographical Society, the State Academic Mariinsky Theatre, the Russian Ice Hockey Federation, the Russian Basketball Federation, the Russian Football Union, the Foundation for the Support of the Deafblind, the Novospassky Monastery, the Charitable Fund for the Restoration of the New Jerusalem Monastery and Cathedral of Christ the Savior, the Foundation for the Preservation and Development of the Solovetsky Archipelago, the Patriot Park for military culture and leisure of Russian Federation, "Agreement" fund for the promotion of social protection of employees and veterans of Foreign Intelligence.
Co-chairman of the National Program “In the Family Circle”.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Public Organization “All-Russian Physical Culture and Sports Society ‘Labor Reserves’”. Co-chairman of the Supervisory Board of ANO Agency for Investments in the Social Sphere.
Member of the Supervisory Board of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), All-Church Graduate and Doctorate Program named for Saints Cyril and Methodius, the Moscow City Innovation Cluster Foundation.
Member of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Russian Federation Ministry for Education and Science.
Member of the Russian Council of School Olympiads.
Member of the RAS Council for Defense Research.
Representative of the Russian Federation in the BRICS Business Council.
Member of the Government Commission for Economic Modernization and Innovative Development of Russia.
Member of the Partner Council of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation.
Member of the Organizing Committee for the preparation and celebration of the 270th anniversary of Moscow State University.
Hero of the Russian Federation.
Orders “For Merit to the Fatherland” I degree, II degree, III degree, and IV degree.
Order of Honor.
Order of Friendship.
Orders from the Russian Orthodox Church, including the Order of St. Sergius I degree, the Order of St. Seraphim of Sarov II degree, the Order of the Blessed Saint Grand Prince Dmitry Donskoy II degree, the Order of the Holy Prince Daniel of Moscow II degree.
Medal of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation "For achievements in the development of innovative technologies".
Honorary Doctor of Plekhanov Russian Economic University and St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University.
In March 2010, Chemezov was awarded the French Legion of Honor for his significant contribution to Russian-French cooperation in high-tech production.
In 2010, Chemezov was awarded the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic with the degree of Commander for his successful expansion of partnerships with large Italian corporations.