Born September 28, 1948 in g. Baku, Azerbaijan SSR.
In 1972 he graduated from the Tyumen Industrial Institute. Lenin Komsomol, specializing in electrification and automation of mining operations.
. Since 1972 - the master, chief engineer, foreman in the union "Nadymgazprom" Ministry of Gas Industry of the USSR.
. In 1978 - 86 - Senior Engineer, Deputy Head, Head of Department, Deputy Head of Glavtyumengazproma.
. Since 1986 - Deputy Director General in 1987 - 93 - the general director of the Nadymgazprom. "
. Since 1993 - Vice-chairman of GGK Gazprom production
. The same was elected deputy chairman of Gazprom.
Chair of the Scientific and Technical Council of Gazprom. Chairman industry centralized fund research and development activities of Gazprom.
. Since 1993 - Member of the Board of Directors since 1998 - Chairman of the Board of Directors Zapsibkombank.
. Since 1995 - Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC "TRK" Prometheus ".
. Since June 1998 - Chairman of the Board of Directors of ZAO Zarubezhneftegaz.
. Since June 2000 - Member of the Board of Directors of Gazprom-Media.
. Candidate of Technical Sciences
. Academician of the Academy of Mining Sciences, corresponding member of the Academy of Technical Sciences.
He was awarded orders and medals.
Honored Worker of the Oil and Gas Industry of the RSFSR.
Married. She has one daughter and son.
He is fond of hunting, fishing and sports.