General Director SOLLERS and UAZ
Vadim Shvetsov was born in 1967 in Cherepovets, Vologda Region. He graduated from Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys in 1992, and in 2001 received an MBA from Northrumbia University Business School (Newcastle, Great Britain).
Started his work for the Severstal (the-then – Cherepovets Metallurgical Industrial Complex) before entering the institute. In 1993, was appointed as the commercial manager, and then – the CEO of Severstal-Invest. In 1997, became the Head of sales at Severstal. As the Head of sales he established Severstal’s system of in-bound and foreign sales.
From 2002 to 2007 – the deputy CEO of JSC Severstal. Since 2002 he was holding the position of First deputy CEO of Severstal-Group, being also the CEO of JSC Severstal-Auto. He is the chairman of boards of directors of JSC Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant, JSC Zavolzhskiy Motor Plant.
1996 – 2000 he was the member of the town council in Cherepovets.
July 2002 – is the chairman of the Board of CEO’s of the Volga Federal Privolzhskiy District, March 2003 – is the chairman of the board of directors of Russian Automobile Producers Association, the largest fund of automobile industry in Russia.
He has been awarded the Order for Service to the Motherland (2nd degree) and the Automotive Industry Order of Honour.
Proficient in English.
Interests: racing, particularly in motor-racing, and plane’s piloting.