Olympic champion Alina Kabaeva has decided to pursue a career in one of the largest media holdings in the country - "National Media Group" (NMG), Yury Kovalchuk, managing "the Fifth channel" REN TV and the newspaper "Izvestia". After leaving the State Duma, she will head the board of directors of LMWH, whose revenue last year amounted to nearly 15 billion rubles.
Alina Kabaeva has accepted the offer to take the post of Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC "National Media Group", told "Kommersant" director of communications Oksana Razumova LMWH. The law does not provide for the combination of the new work of Ms Kabaeva with parliamentary activities in the State Duma, where she was elected in 2007 and 2011, in connection with which "it was decided to surrender early parliamentary mandate", states the statement of LMWH.
The NMG Board of Directors is now composed of five persons: the first deputy general director of OJSC "Surgutneftegas" Vladislav bagels, general director of JSC "ADB Management" Oleg Minaev, deputy general director of "Severstal-groups" Vladimir Lukin, CEO of LMWH Alexander Ordzhonikidze and Chairman of the Board of DirectHur (since 2012) Kirill Kovalchuk Yuriy Kovalchuk's nephew.
Whose will be replaced by Ms Kabaeva and whether the number of Board changes, Ms. Razumov did not specify.
JSC "National Media Group" was established in 2008 by combining media assets of the bank JSC "AB" Russia "," JSC "Severstal", OJSC "Surgutneftegas" and the insurance group "SOGAZ", became the controlling shareholder of the bank "Russia" Mr. Kovalchuk. Now the group runs the St. Petersburg "the Fifth channel" REN TV, a radio station, "Russian news service", the newspaper "Izvestia" and «Metro-Petersburg", producer of films and TV series "Art Pictures Vision". In addition, NMG owns 25% of "First Channel". Consolidated revenues for the year 2013 (except for the "First Channel") increased by 22% to 14.729 billion rubles, of OIBDA index grew by 70% to 2.721 billion rubles, operating profit -.. By 57% to 2.388 billion rubles. net profit - by 98% to 1.499 billion rubles.
Six years Ms Kabaeva led public council of LMWH, which together with it are included the general director "Severstal-groups" Aeksey Mordashov and head of the "Surgutneftegas" Vladimir Bogdanov.