The Board of Directors of NIS JSC Novi Sad has appointed Kirill Tyurdenev (40) as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. He previously held the position of First Deputy CEO for Refining and Sales activities.
Kirill Tyurdenev graduated with honours from Moscow State Institute of International Relations with a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and an MA in International Law. He holds an LL.M from Manchester University and completed executive education programmes at INSEAD and the London Business School. From 2000 to 2004 Tyurdenev worked for A.T. Kearney and Unilever, then in 2004 he joined McKinsey & Co. From 2007 to 2012 he worked for Sibur Mineral Fertilisers as Deputy CEO responsible for Strategy and Corporate Development. In 2012 Tyurdenev took on the position of Executive Vice President and Board member in Sistema investment holding, before later becoming President and Chairman of the Board at United Petrochemical Company within Sistema holding. Before joining NIS, he held the position of Chairman of the Board at Ufaorgsintez. Tyurdenev joined NIS JSC Novi Sad in April 2016, initially serving as First Deputy CEO for Refining and Sales activities, before being appointed as the company’s CEO on 22nd March 2017.
Kirill Kravchenko will continue to execute his functions as Deputy CEO of Gazprom Neft responsible for international asset management.