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Management Board

Vitaly SAVELYEV
Chairman of the Management Board, CEO

Born on January 18, 1954.
Holds degrees from the Kalinin Polytechnic Institute in Leningrad in mechanical engineering (1977) and from the Palmiro Togliatti Engineering and Economic Institute (1986).
Candidate of Economic Sciences.
Vitaly Saveliev has been CEO of Aeroflot since 2009.
His previous positions include:
Deputy Head of Sevzapmetallurgmontazh (1984-1987)
Deputy Head of civil engineering at Glavleningradinzhstroi (1987-1989);
CEO of DialogInvest, a Soviet-US joint venture (1989-1993);
Chairman of the Management Board of Bank Rossiya (1993-1995);
Chairman of the Board of Bank Menatep St Petersburg (1995-2001);
Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of Gazprom (2001-2002);
Deputy Minister for Economic Development and Trade (2004-2007);
First Deputy President of AFK Sistema (2007-2009).
Mr Savelyev has been awarded the Order 'For Merit to the Fatherland', 4th class, the Order of Alexander Nevsky, the Order of Honour, the Order of Friendship, the Russian Federation Presidential Certificate of Acknowledgement, and a number of medals and ministerial awards.

Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of the Airline
Vladimir ANTONOV
First Deputy CEO of Operations

Born in Moscow in 1953.
Graduated from Moscow Institute of Railway Engineering in 1975. 1977 to 1995 — served in the Armed Forces.
1995 to 2011 — Aeroflot PJSC (Deputy CEO for financial and air security; Deputy CEO for air security; Deputy CEO for air and operations security; First Deputy CEO for operations).
He was awarded the Medal of the Order 'For Merit to the Fatherland', 2nd class; the honourary title of Distinguished Transport Officer of the Russian Federation; the Russian Federation Presidential Certificate of Acknowledgement; the Pavel Melnikov Medal; the badge Honoured Transport Officer of the Russian Federation; and other state and ministerial awards.

Vladimir ANTONOV
Vasily AVILOV
Deputy CEO for Administrative Management

Born in 1954.
Graduated from Dzerzhinsky Higher Naval Engineering School. 1971 to 1983 — served in the Soviet Armed Forces;
1983 to 1994 — Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations of the USSR;
1994 to 1997 — Security Council of the Russian Federation's Office.
Captain 1st rank, State Councillor of the Russian Federation 3rd class.
1997 to 2013 — Chief of Staff, Deputy CEO - COO, Aeroflot PJSC. September 1, 2013 — Deputy CEO for administrative management, Aeroflot PJSC.
He was awarded the Medals of the Order 'For Merit to the Fatherland', 1st and 2nd classes; the Medal 'For Battle Merit'; the Russian Federation Presidential Certificate of Honour and Certificate of Acknowledgement; and other state and ministerial awards.

Vasily AVILOV
Vladimir ALEKSANDROV
Deputy CEO for legal and property matters

Born in 1984.
Graduated from Kutafin Moscow State Academy of Law in 2005, and from Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration in 2016.
Mr Aleksandrov has held top positions in the Prosecutor General's Office of the Russian Federation and the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation.
2013 to 2015 — Deputy Head of the legal support branch of the Law Department; Deputy Director of the Law Department; Councillor to the CEO for Relations with State Executive Authorities.
August 2015 — Director of the law department, Aeroflot PJSC.
1 July 2016 — Deputy CEO for legal and property matters, Aeroflot PJSC.
He was awarded the Medal of the Order 'For Merit to the Fatherland', 2nd class, and received a Certificate of Acknowledgement from the Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation.

Vladimir ALEKSANDROV
Kirill BOGDANOV
Deputy CEO for IT

Born in 1963.
Graduated from Leningrad Polytechnic Institute.
1992 to 1993 — Leading Expert, Kredobank; 1993 to 1995 - Chief Programmer, Rossiya bank; 1996 to 2002 - Director of the Department of Automated Control Systems and Programming, MENATEP bank of Saint-Petersburg.
2002 — Director of the Department of Automation, Computerisation and Telecommunications, Gazprom PJSC.
2002 to 2004 — Councillor to the Vice President, GROS United Company PJSC.
2004 to 2007 — COO at RAMAX International CJSC.
2007 to 2009 — Director of the Department of Development and Control, Telecommunication Assets business unit of Sistema JSFC. Mr Bogdanov holds 27 patents in the IT field.
He began working at Aeroflot on 27 April 2009.
He was awarded the Medal of the Order 'For Merit to the Fatherland', 2nd class; the Russian Federation Presidential Certificate of Acknowledgement; the Pyotr Gubonin Medal.

Kirill BOGDANOV
Vadim ZINGMAN

Deputy General Director for customer service

Born in 1970.
Graduated with honours from Saint-Petersburg University of Economics and Finance.
Candidate of Economic Sciences.
Mr Zingman served as Vice President at Inkombank OJSC; Chairman of the Board at Baltoneksim Bank OJSC; President at The Interstate Clearing Bank, LLC; Deputy Director of the Department of State Regulation of Foreign Trade Activity of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation; Director of the Department of Relations with State Executive Authorities at Sistema PJSFC.
2009 to 2011 — Councillor to the CEO; Deputy General Director for operations and product quality management at Aeroflot PJSC. He assumed his current position in February 2012.
Mr Zingman has been awarded the Medal of the Order 'For Merit to the Fatherland', 2nd class. He was awarded the Russian Federation Presidential Certificate of Honour and Certificate of Acknowledgement; the Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation's Certificate of Acknowledgment; a Certificate of Honour from the Government of the Russian Federation; and other awards from various ministries and departments.

Vadim ZINGMAN
Georgy MATVEEV
Director of the Department of Flight Safety Management

Born in 1953.
Graduated from Academy of Civil Aviation.
Candidate of Technical Sciences (State Research Institute of Civil Aviation).
1973 to 1991 — Co-pilot, Captain, Air Squadron Deputy Commander, Acting Director of the Department of Air Operations Management, Latvian Administration of Civil Aviation.
1991 to 1995 — Chief Pilot, Head of Flight Management, Latvijas Aviolinijas (Latvian Airlines).
1998 to 2001 — Pilot, Boeing 737 Captain, Inspecting Pilot for flight safety inspection, Transaero airline.
2001 — began working at Aeroflot. He served as Deputy Director for flight safety inspection and as Deputy Director of the Department of Flight Safety Management.
He assumed the position of Director of the Department of Flight Safety Management in July 2012.
He was awarded the Medal of the Order 'For Merit to the Fatherland', 2nd class; the title of Honoured Pilot of the Russian Federation, the badge of Outstanding Air Transport Officer, and other awards from various ministries and departments.

Georgy MATVEEV
Igor PARAKHIN
Deputy CEO - CTO

Born in 1961.
Graduated from Moscow Institute of Civil Aviation Engineering in 1984.
1984 to 1991 — Central Administration of International Air Services.
1991 to 2001 — began working at Aeroflot PJSC, first as an aircraft technician.
2001 to 2011 — Deputy Director, Aviabusiness Higher School of Commerce.
January 2011 — began working at Aeroflot PJSC.
He was awarded the Medal of the Order 'For Merit to the Fatherland', 2nd class, and the Russian Federation Presidential Certificate of Acknowledgement.

Igor PARAKHIN
Igor CHALIK
Deputy General Director and Commander of Flight Operations

Born in Orsk, Orenburg region, in 1957.
Graduated with honours from Aktyubinsk Higher Academy of Civil Aviation in 1979. Upon finishing the vocational school, he assumed the position of Tu-134 pilot at the Syktyvkar aviation enterprise.
He began working at Aeroflot (then the Central Administration of International Air Services) in 1983. He has experience flying Tu-134, Il-86, Airbus A310, and A320 aircraft. He has been flying A330 since 2008.
He has amassed a total of over 14 hours of flying experience. 2003 to 2008 — A320 Aircraft Division Director, flight team, Aeroflot PJSC.
2008 to 2010 — A330 Aircraft Division Director.
Mr Chalik has been awarded the Medal In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow, and the Commemorative Badge for the 85th Anniversary of Civil Aviation.
He assumed his current position in July 2011.
He has been awarded the title of Honoured Pilot of the Russian Federation, the Nesterov Medal, and a number of other awards from various ministries and departments.

Igor CHALIK
Andrey CHIKHANKIN
Deputy General Director for Commerce and Finance

Born in 1982.
In 2004, he graduated from the Budget and Treasury Academy of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation. Candidate of Economic Sciences.
From 2003 to 2008, he was in charge of financial and economic planning at companies representing various industries.
From 2008 to 2009, he worked as Project Manager at the State Corporation Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs 
From 2009 to 2018, he served as both Deputy Director and Director of the Corporate Finance Department at Aeroflot PJSC.
In September 2018, he was appointed Deputy General Director of Aeroflot PJSC for Commerce and Finance.
Mr Chikhankin received a Certificate of Acknowledgement from the Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation.

Andrey CHIKHANKIN