Director, Equity and Corporate Development, UC Rusal
Oleg Mukhamedshin was appointed RUSAL’s Head of Equity and Corporate Development in July 2011. Prior to his current position, Mr Mukhamedshin was RUSAL’s Director for Financial Markets in 2011 and Director for Capital Markets from 2007 to 2011.
Oleg Mukhamedshin is responsible for raising funds in equity capital markets, the use of financial derivatives, communications with investors, stock exchanges and capital market regulators. He is also responsible for RUSAL’s development projects including organic growth projects. Mr Mukhamedshin led RUSAL’s $12 billion debt refinancing project which was successfully completed in October 2011.
He was also in charge of restructuring RUSAL’s $16.6 billion debt in 2009-2011 and RUSAL’s $2.2 billion IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Paris’ Euronext in 2010. Under his leadership, RUSAL became the first company to launch a Russian Depository Receipts Programme.
From 2006 through 2008 Oleg Mukhamedshin took part in preparing and implementing major M&A transactions, including the acquisition of a 25% stake in MMC Norilsk Nickel and merger with SUAL and Glencore’s bauxite and alumina assets.
From August 2004 through March 2007, Mr Mukhamedshin was RUSAL’s Deputy CFO, overseeing corporate finance.
From 2000 to August 2004, Oleg Mukhamedshin was Director of RUSAL’s Department for Corporate Finance.
Prior to joining RUSAL, Oleg Mukhamedshin occupied various executive positions in corporate finance in leading Russian natural resource companies including TNK (now TNK-BP). Between 1999 and 2000, he was an advisor to the principal shareholder of the Industrial Investors Group. From 1994 to 1995, he worked with the investment bank PaineWebber to help establish the Russia Partners Fund, one of the first international direct investment funds in Russia.
Oleg Mukhamedshin was born in 1973.
Oleg Mukhamedshin holds a BA in economics with honours from Lomonosov Moscow State University.