Sergey Kogogin — Director General KAMAZ
Born on November 16, 1957 in the village of Bolshiye Klyuchi in the Zelenodolsky District, Tatarstan, Sergey Kogogin began his professional career in 1976 as a milling machine operator at the Kazan Engine Building Plant. He graduated from the Kazan Aviation Technical College in 1977 and received a degree from the Physics Department of the Kazan State University in 1982. Sergey Kogogin worked as a tuning engineer at the Era company in 1982–1985 and as a senior engineer, bureau chief, deputy chief mechanical engineer and chairman of the trade union committee at the Zelenodolsky Machine Engineering Plant from 1985 to 1990. From 1990 to 1994 he managed the Zelenodolsky Machine Engineering Plant and in 1994–1999 was head of the Zelenodolsky District Administration, before being appointed Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Industry of the Republic of Tatarstan.
Sergey Kogogin has been a member of the Board of Directors of KAMAZ since June 1999 and General Director of KAMAZ since April 26, 2002.
Since January 2006, he has headed the Association of Russia’s Automakers non-profit partnership as its Chairman of the Board.
Sergey Kogogin has a PhD in Economics and holds numerous government and public awards and honorary titles.