Pavel Grachev was appointed head of Polyus in 2013. Prior to joining the company, from 2010 to 2013, Mr. Grachev served as Chief Executive Office of the leading potash producer Uralkali and then of the Far East and Baikal Region Development Fund. Prior to this, from 1997 he held a number of executive positions in international investment and law firms.
In addition to participation in the Board of Polyus, Mr. Grachev is currently engaged as independent director on the Board of FGC UES (Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System) and RusHydro. He has also previously served on the Boards of Uralkali, PIK Group (as Chairman) and Polymetal. Mr. Grachev graduated from the Saint Petersburg State University and the University of Trieste (Italy) with degrees in law. He has been serving on the Board of PJSC Polyus since May 2015.
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