Born November 12, 1960 in g. Kopeisk the Chelyabinsk region in the family of a miner, an ethnic German.
. In 1983 graduated with honors from motor transport department of the Chelyabinsk Polytechnic Institute, specializing in cars and tractors.
. From 1983 to 1988 he worked at the Chelyabinsk Forge Factory (ChKPZ) a mechanic, foreman, senior foreman, head of the site.
. Since 1988 - Chairman of the cooperative "leader", the rental company on ChKPZ.
. Since 1992 - Director General of the insurance company AMeSK.
. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors of OJSC "Chelyabinsk Forge Factory.
. From November 1996 - General Director of OAO "Chelyabinsk Forge Factory."
. 14 December 1997 was elected to the State Duma.
. On the eve of the elections on Dec. 14, 1997 accused of involvement in the theft of two dozen "KAMAZ", which were pledged for the loan, taken by some at Tokobank
was detained in his office at the forging plant, in his office, at headquarters and in country houses were searched. Autumn 1997 with Hartung
charges were dropped.
. 19 December 1999 was elected to the State Duma of the third convocation.
. In the State Duma deputy entered the "People's Deputy".
. Member of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of the Chelyabinsk region.
. Has two sons.
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