LONDON United Co. Rusal has appointed Evgeny Nikitin as director of its Aluminium Division East, replacing Vladimir Polin, whose contract has expired, the company said Oct. 3.
Nikitin was formerly managing director of the Krasnoyarsk aluminum smelter, one of the worlds largest with a capacity of about 1 million tonnes per year. He has also been managing director of the Sayanogorsk smelter. UC Rusals Aluminium Division East also includes the Bratsk, Irkutsk, Novokuznetsk, Khakas and BEMO smelters.
A version of this article was first published in AMM sister publication Metal Bulletin.