Board of Directors elects Vsevolod Cherepanov as Member of Gazprom Management Committee


A meeting of the Gazprom Board of Directors has been held in absentia.

The Board of Directors resolved to elect Vsevolod Cherepanov as Member of the Company’s Management Committee for a five-year term. In parallel, the powers of Vasily Podyuk as Member of the Management Committee have been terminated.


In February 2010, pursuant to a Gazprom order, Vasily Podyuk was relieved of the post of Head of  the Gas, Gas Condensate and Oil Production Department due to his retirement.

Vsevolod Cherepanov was named as Head of the Gas, Gas Condensate and Oil Production Department by Gazprom’s order.

Vsevolod Cherepanov was born in November 1966 in the city of Frunze. In 1991 he graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University majoring in Geological Survey, Prospecting and Exploration of Natural Resources. Vsevolod Cherepanov holds a PhD in Geology and Mineralogy.

He has been with Gazprom for 17 years. From 1993 to 1997 – well testing operator, well testing foreman at the Nadymgazprom Scientific and Technological Center. Between 1997 and 1999 he was a lead geologist specializing in petroleum geophysics and a  lead geologist of the geological division at Nadymgazprom. Between 1999 and 2008 – head of the geological division, later on – chief geologist of the Nadym oil and gas processing directorate, Nadymgazprom. Since 2008 he has been Deputy Director General – Chief Geologist at Gazprom dobycha Nadym.

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