Chairman of the Board of the Sistema Joint-Stock Financial Corporation
(born September 25, 1948; the Smolensk region)
He graduated from the D. Mendeleev Moscow Chemical Engineering Institute in 1973 and in 1980 from the School of Economics of the Moscow State University where he earned a Doctorate in Economics.
From 1975 to 1982, Mr. Evtushenkov worked as Deputy Director and Chief Engineer at the Karacharovo Plastics Works. From 1982 until 1987 he was Chief Engineer and subsequently first Deputy General Director of the Polymerbyt Scientific and Production Association. He was appointed head of the Technical Administration of the Moscow City Executive Committee in 1987 and in 1988 became head of the Central Administration on Science and Engineering of the Moscow City Executive Committee. In 1990 Mr. Evtushenkov moved to chair the Moscow City Committee on Science and Engineering.
In 1993, together with a group of like-minded people, he formed Sistema. From the company’s inception until 1995 he was its President and from January 1994 to January 2005 also served as Chairman of the Board. Before Sistema IPO on LSE Mr. Evtushenkov became President of Sistema. In February 2006 he was again appointed the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Evtushenkov is the majority shareholder of Sistema.
He has been a member of the Bureau of the Board of Directors of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs since 2000. In 2001, he became head of the Union’s Committee on industrial policy. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry since 2002. Mr. Evtushenkov is also a member of the Government Commission on Science and Innovation Policy and a member of the Council on Science and High Technologies with the President of the Russian Federation and the National Council on Corporate Management. In March 2004, he was elected Chairman of the Council of Trustees of the Development Fund for the State Russian Museum "Friends of Russian Museum".