On March 15, 2018, Interros Group acquired a 2.1% stake in Norilsk Nickel from Crispian Investments Limited – a subsidiary company of the Millhouse Group. To date, the Interros Group holds 32.9% shares in OJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel.
The JV aims at becoming one of the world’s largest producers of platinum group metals with a target annual production volume of approximately 70-100 tons of PGMs.
Vladimir Potanin told the president that Bystrinsky GOK (Bystrinsky mining and processing plant) will reach its full capacity in 2019.
Special attention will be brought to ecology programs such as optimization of the solid waste management, reintroduction and protection of the local flora and fauna spices, introduction of energy conservation techniques and ecotourism development.
Interros Detailed History
Since its very inception, Interros has been a force shaping the business climate, and an active participant in establishing ethical business practices in the new Russia. Interros operates in almost all sectors of the Russian economy: finance, machine building, mining, energy generation, oil and gas, construction and utilities, sports and tourism, media, logistics and infrastructure, pharmaceuticals and light industry.
Olga Voitovich, Deputy CEO for Legal Affairs, Member of the Management Board
Ms. Voitovich, the Director of the Legal Department and a member of the Management Board of Interros, has been working in the legal field since 1993. She graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University's College of Law in 1994. In 2005, she received an MBA from the Institute of Business Studies, Moscow. Before joining Interros, from 2002 to 2003, Ms. Voitovich was the Deputy Director of the Legal Department of AK SIBUR, a Russian gas processing and petrochemical company headquartered in Moscow. She began at Interros in 2003 in the Legal Department as the Deputy Head of the Contract Law Section, a position she held until 2004. That year she became the head of the Legal Department at Integrated Financial Systems, where she worked until 2005. From 2004 to 2010, she sat on the Board of Directors of OPIN. She was also the CEO of Invest Grant from 2005 to 2006. From 2008 to 2012, she served as the Executive Director of the non-profit Contemporary History Foundation, a position she held concurrently with her other professional activities. In 2007, Ms. Voitovich became the First Deputy Director of the Interros Legal Department, and in 2010 she was promoted to Department Head. Since 2015, Ms. Voitovich is Deputy CEO for Legal Affairs, Member of the Management Board
Vladimir Potanin, president of Norilsk Nickel, gave a long interview to the Vedomosti newspaper.
At the sixth annual Russian Pharma Awards 2017, Polyoxidonium, a Russian combination product that is an immunomodulator, detoxifier, and antioxidant, took the prize for «Product of choice for treating and preventing acute viral respiratory infection in children».
The jury of the prestigious World Ski Awards named Rosa Khutor Russia’s best ski resort 5th year in a row at a lavish award ceremony in Kitsbuhel, Austria on November 18, 2017.
The Company’s management has presented to the investors’ community key results achieved over the past five years, 2013–2017, and has set new targets and updated strategic priorities for 2018–2020.
Vladimir Potanin informed President Vladimir Putin about Norilsk Nickel’s 2016 performance and the company’s current operations. Norilsk Nickel embarked on a long-term development program that will last through 2023. Once implemented, it will lead to a 50 percent increase in the production of ore, and will almost double company's enrichment volumes. By 2023 Norilsk Nickel plans to reduce air pollutant emissions by 75 percent. Norilsk Nickel will create three thousand additional jobs to make sure that the upgrades do not lead to social tensions. That will require approximately 1 trillion rubles of investments, 250 billion of which will go towards environmental protection programs.