Putin appoints new economy minister
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree appointing Maxim Oreshkin to the office of the Minister of Economic Development. The relevant document was posted on Nov. 30 on the Kremlin’s website.
"To appoint Maxim Oreshkin as the Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation," the document says.
The decree comes into force from the date of its signing.
Maxim Oreshkin was born in 1982 in Moscow and graduated from the High School of Economics with the master degree in 2004. He held executive positions with Rosbank, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, and VTB Capital from 2006 to 2013. Oreshkin started working in the Ministry of Finance in 2013 as the department head and was appointed to the office of the Deputy Finance Minister in March 2015.