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First Deputy General Director Appointed at JSC Freight One

15 may 2018

The position of the First Deputy General Director is introduced at Joint Stock Company Freight One (JSC Freight One). The newly introduced office was taken by Mr. Sergey Karataev, who was previously acting as Vice-President for Finance at PJSC NLMK.

Alexander Sapronov, General Director of the company, commented this appointment, saying, “Mr. Sergey Karataev will be in charge for managing the perspective trends of development of JSC Freight One, including development of the Strategy, transformation of the transactional processes and digitizing of the company business activities. Under the conditions of the dynamically changing economic situation we strive for strengthening our positions at the expense of implementation of modern technologies. Professional and managerial experience of Mr. Sergey Karataev would help us to develop the available potential of JSC Freight One.”


Before holding the position of the First Deputy General Director Mr. Sergey Karataev had been acting as the Vice-President for Finance at NLMK Group. During the period of time fr om 2012 till 2016 he worked as the Deputy General Director for Economics and Finance at Joint Stock Company Freight One, wh ere he was transferred from the position of the Financial Director of T.A.Management – the managing company of UCL Holding. Before starting working for UCL Holding in 2011 Mr. Sergey Karataev was holding for more than 12 years lead financial positions in Russian and international companies, in particular, at the Rostselmash Works and in the company Novartis International AG (Basle, Switzerland). He graduated from the Financial Academy under the Government of RF with the major in “Finance and Credit”, and was awarded the MBA degree from INSEAD Business School (France). PhD in Economics.

He is a member of the Board of Directors of JSC Freight One having no equity interest in the shareholding capital of the company.