Sergey Kogogin took over as CEO of KamAZ in April 2002. Under his leadership, KamAZ has had many successes and now occupies a worthy place among the major manufacturers of freight vehicles both in the CIS and globally.
Mr Kogogin has wide experience of working at industrial enterprises and went from being a milling machine mechanic to Director of the Zelenodolsky Machine Engineering Factory (1990-1994). In the period from 1994 to 1999 he was Head of the Administration of the Zelenodolsky District in Tatarstan. In 1999-2002 he served as Deputy Prime Minister and Economics and Industry Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan. Since 2004 he has been Deputy of the State Council of Tatarstan.
Mr Kogogin is a graduate of the Kazan State University and holds a PhD in economics.