Sergei Ivanov replaces former Econ Min Alexei Ulyukayev as RDIF supervisory board chairman

Interfax, 17.01.2017

MOSCOW. Jan 17 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin's special representative for environmental protection, ecology and transport Sergei Ivanov will replace former Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev as the head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund's (RDIF) supervisory board, according to a decree by Russian President Vladimir Putin published on Tuesday.

In addition to Ivanov, the RDIF's supervisory board includes deputy government head Maxim Akimov, Russian Presidential Aide Andrei Belousov, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vice President Vladimir Dmitriev, Russian Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina, Russian Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin, who replaced Alexei Ulyukayev, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov and Managing Director of Parnasse SARL and former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

RDIF CEO Kirill Dmitriev is an ex officio member of the supervisory board, the decree said.