Sergey Karataev Appointed to the Position of CEO of JSC Freight One
The resolution in this respect was taken at the meeting of the Board of Directors of the company as a part of the overall HR strategy aimed at development of the managerial potential of the transport holding companies, including JSC Freight One as well as other major stevedoring and shipping assets.
Alexander Voloshin, the Chairman of the Board, commented on this appointment saying, “I am pleased with the appointment of Mr. Sergey Karataev to the position of the company CEO. While working at NLMK Group and JSC Freight One Sergey Karataev proved that he is capable of successful implementation of the large-scale transformational projects. He directed creation of the company development strategy till the year 2023 in JSC Freight One, and I am sure that holding a new position he could contribute greatly to attaining of the set strategic objectives of the company.
I would also thank Mr. Alexander Sapronov for his work in JSC Freight One and his contribution made into development of the holding. When he was the CEO of JSC Freight One we managed to launch organizational changes aimed at increasing of the business efficiency and also attain high operational parameters based on the results of the year 2018.”
Since May 2018, Sergey Karataev has worked as the First Deputy CEO of Joint Stock Company Freight One, before that he was the Vice-President for Finance at NLMK Group. During the period of time fr om 2012 till 2016 he worked as the Deputy General Director for Economics and Finance at Joint Stock Company Freight One, wh ere he was transferred from the position of the Financial Director of T.A.Management – the managing company for stevedoring and shipping assets. Prior to joining the Holding in 2011, Sergey Karataev had held top manager positions in Russian and international companies, in particular, at Rostselmash Works and in Novartis International AG (Basle, Switzerland) for more than 12 years.
He graduated with honors from the Financial Academy under the Government of RF with the major in “Finance and Credit”, and was awarded the MBA degree from INSEAD Business School (France). Associate Professor in Economics. Mr. Sergey Karataev is a member of the Board of JSC Freight One having no shareholding interest in the equity capital of the company.