Vyacheslav Mikhalenko put in charge of Gazprom Invest Vostok
Vyacheslav Mikhalenko was born in October 1965 in the Bryansk Oblast. In 1989 he graduated from the Bryansk Institute of Transport Machinery, majoring in Internal Combustion Engines. He holds a PhD in Engineering.
Vyacheslav Mikhalenko has served in Gazprom Group for more than 22 years now.
Between 1989 and 1992 – Process Engineer, Dispatch Engineer, Engineer at the Gas Compressor Service (GCS) of the Beyneu Line Pipe Operation Center, Saratovtransgaz Association.
Between 1992 and 1995 – Shift Engineer, Technical Equipment Repair Engineer, Head of GCS-1 at the Kursk Line Pipe Operation Center, Mostransgaz.
Between 1995 and 2002 – Deputy Head – Chief Engineer at the Tula Line Pipe Operation Center, Mostransgaz. Between 2002 and 2006 – Director of the Engineering Center, Mostransgaz.
Between 2006 and 2007 – Deputy Director General for Prospective Development – Head of the Directorate for Gas Pipelines Operation in Eastern Siberia and the Far East, Tomsktransgaz.
From 2007 to date – Chief Engineer – First Deputy Director General of Gazprom Transgaz Tomsk (before February 2008 – Tomsktransgaz).
Vitaly Markelov, the former head of Gazprom Invest Vostok, was relieved of his post due to appointment as Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee.
Gazprom Invest Vostok is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom. The company was set up in July 2007 for the purpose of implementing Gazprom's investment projects in eastern Russia.