Mikhail Akim

First Vice President at Russian Railways JSC

Biography

1986: graduation from Leningrad Institute of Technology, qualified as Process Engineer; 1991: award of an academic degree in the field of chemical technology by the Latvian Academy of Sciences; 2000: MBA in Marketing at IONA University (USA).

Since 1992: work in Rexam, Champion International and IP for research centers (USA); conductance of researches and supervision of projects for development, modernization, adoption and commercialization of technologies and products.

Since 2000: hired by Troy Chemicals to be in charge of the Eastern European region development. Additionally, he occupied the position of Vice President for Market Analysis and Management Consulting in Fisher International consulting company.

Since 2006: employed by Emerson Process Management to be in charge of the European region (pulp and paper industry).

Since 2008: employment by the Russian division of АВВ.

Management of the Company’s subdivision in charge of work with strategic customers in the capacity of Vice President, coordination of world experience and technologies employment and adaptation, in accordance with the Russian industry needs, in key areas inclusive of energy efficiency.