He was born on August 30, 1967 in Cherepovets (Vologda region).
In 1992, he graduated from the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys (Branch of Study: "Electric Drive and Automation of Industrial Installations and Technological Complexes).
In 2001, he received MBA degree at the Business School of Northumbria University (Newcastle, UK).
He came to Severstal Company (back then — Cherepovets Steel Mill) for the first time before going to the institute. After his graduation, he was appointed the Head of Young Employees Department.
In 1993, he was appointed the Commercial Director and then — the Director General of Severstal-Invest. In 1997, he became the Director for Sales of Severstal, JSC. In this position, he created a sales system of Severstal, JSC in domestic and export markets. Starting from 2001, he is the First Deputy Director General of Severstal, JSC.
In 2002, he was appointed the first Deputy Director General of Severstal-Group and the Director General of Sollers, PJSC (back then — Severstal-Auto, JSC). From 1996 till 2000, he was a Deputy of the City Council of Cherepovets city.
From March, 2003 till 2004, he served as the Chairman of the Board of the Association of Russian Automakers, the biggest public organization of the Russian car industry.
Since October, 2012 He is the Director General of UAZ, LLC.
He was awarded with the Medal for Service to the Motherland of the 2nd degree.
He has a command of English.
He is fond of racing, particularly riding a motorcycle, as well as airplanes piloting.