Uralkali (the Company; Moscow Exchange: URKA), one of the world's largest potash producers, today announces the Board of Directors' decision to appoint Vitaly Lauk as CEO of Uralkali effective 4 December 2020. He will succeed Dmitry Osipov in this position, who will resign on 3 December 2020 to focus on the Company's other projects.
Vitaly Lauk, Uralkali Technical Director, commented:
I recognise that my appointment reflects a deep level of trust on the part of both our shareholders and the Board of Directors. Supported by the longstanding expertise and professionalism of the management team and employees, the Company will continue its strategic development aimed at maintaining its leading position in the sector.
Vitaly Lauk was born in 1968. In 1993, he graduated from the Perm State Technical University with a degree in underground mining of mineral deposits. In 2015, he graduated from the St. Petersburg International Institute of Management, where he received an MBA.
He joined Uralkali in 1990 as a mine worker; in 2016, he was appointed First Deputy Technical Director of Uralkali. Since September 2017, Vitaly Lauk has been the Technical Director and member of the Management Board of the Company.
Uralkali (www.uralkali.com) is one of the world's largest potash producers and exporters. The Company's assets consist of 5 mines and 7 ore treatment plants in the towns of Berezniki and Solikamsk (Perm Region, Russia). Uralkali employs more than 12,000 people in the main production unit.
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