Born January 16, 1930 in Novosibirsk.
He graduated from the Leningrad Mining Institute named after Mr.. V. Plekhanov. Ph.D. in Economics.
. Work began in 1948 in the North-West Company "Elektromortrest" in Leningrad.
. After graduation he was in the Komsomol.
. Since 1964 - Deputy, since 1967 - first deputy chairman of USSR State Committee for Vocational Training.
. Since 1983 - Director of the Exhibition of Achievements of the USSR National Economy, Deputy Chairman Glavvystavkoma and member of the USSR State Committee on Science and Technology.
. In 1992 VDNH was transformed into state-run "All-Russia Exhibition Center", then Joint-Stock Company "All-Russia Exhibition Center", Director General who was elected in
. He has held the post until October 1998.
. October 22, 1997 was appointed deputy chairman of the board of trustees GAO "All-Russia Exhibition Center.
. Since October 1998 - First Deputy General Director of GAO "VVC".
. Elected deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR 6 th Convocation, Leningrad and Moscow Soviets of People's Deputies.
. First vice-president of the Society of Friends of Cuba, chairman of the Charitable Society Blagovest.
. International Academy of Informatization.
. Honored Worker of Culture of Russia.
. Awarded the Labor Red Banner, the Friendship of Peoples, "Badge of Honor".
. He is fond of fishing and hunting.
. Has a daughter and a grandson.