New appointment to the RDIF’s supervisory board

Press release, 19.07.2013
MOSCOW, Russia – July 19, 2013. – The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dominique Strauss-Kahn to the Supervisory Board of the fund, which consists of 10 members.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn was Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund from 2007 to 2011 after a career which also included two years as French Minister for Economy, Finance and Industry from 1997 to 1999.

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) was established in June 2011 to make equity investments primarily in the Russian Federation. In each investment it makes, RDIF is mandated to secure co-investment that as a minimum matches its commitment, thus acting as a catalyst for direct investment into the Russian economy. Further information at 

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Maria Medvedeva  
Press Secretary of RDIF  
Mobile phone: +7 964 726 1773  

Andrew Hayes/ Maria Ignatova/Elena Kuza/ Charlie Barker
Tel +44 (0) 20 7796 4133