First Deputy CEO for Strategy and Product
- Alexey Sokolov joined the Company in April 2016.
- Prior to that Alexey was Deputy CEO at VNIIZhT — the largest in the CIS countries railway scientific center, where he was in charge of “Railcars”, “Brake systems”, “Transport material science”, “Welding”, and also he was a chief of design bureau. Before that he was Deputy Chairman of the Unified Scientific Council of Russian Railways, head of a chair at St. Petersburg state transport university and top-manager in various design companies. For now Alexey Sokolov is Vice-president of the Association of the Enterprises of Steel industry, Vice President of the Railway Rolling Stock Producers and Users Partnership, Chairman of the Council of the Railway Equipment and Technology Test Centers Association, Deputy Chairman of the Technical Standardization Committee ТК45 “Railway Transport”.
- Alexey Sokolov graduated from St. Petersburg State Transport University with a degree in “Building and track construction machines” and possesses a doctoral degree in engineering sciences. He is a professor at Moscow State University of Railway Engineering.