The corporate secretary of Russian Railways is a special official whose tasks include ensuring that the Company’s bodies and officials comply with the requirements of the legislation of the Russian Federation, the Charter and internal documents guaranteeing the rights and legitimate interests of shareholders, organising measures to settle conflicts involving the violation of shareholder rights as well as arranging interaction between the Company and its shareholders and between the Company’s management bodies.
The corporate secretary is appointed and dismissed by the decision of the Board of Directors based on a majority of votes by Board members. The corporate secretary’s duties are described in the Regulation on the Russian Railways Corporate Secretary and the Administrative Office of the Corporate Secretary.
Vasily Gorev has been the corporate secretary of Russian Railways since September 2015.
He graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2005 with a major in mathematics and completed postgraduate studies in 2005–2007. He has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
- 2014–2015 – Involved in the establishment of European Long Haul airline (Barcelona, Spain).
- 2011–2014 – Finance and Corporate Governance Consultant and Analyst at UBS Global Asset Management / UBS O’Connor (Chicago, USA). Started his career at Metropol IFC and UIC (Moscow, Russia).