Agnes graduated in Vienna, Austria with a degree in sales and marketing, and then furthered her studies at the College of Europe. In 2013, she studied TGM (transition to general management) at INSEAD business school, Fontainebleau and Singapore.
Before joining Severstal, Agnes Ritter worked as a consultant for The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and worked in operational and organizational efficiency in the heavy and oil industries. Agnes joined Severstal in 2010.
From 2011 to 2016 she was Head of Production at Severstal Resources. In April 2016, she was appointed Director of Production in JSC “Severstal Management”. In September 2018 she was elected to the Board of Directors of PAO Severstal.
Speaks German, French, English and Russian.
President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (from April 1990 to March 2019)