Bruno Charles de Cuman, appointed in June 2017 as vice president of research and development at NLMK, died in Moscow tragically, the company's press service told RBC.
"We regret to confirm that today in Moscow the vice-president for research and development of NLMK Bruno Charles de Couman was tragically killed. We are shocked by what happened and condole with Bruno's family and friends, "the report said. The company does not comment on the details of the tragedy until all the circumstances have been clarified.
Julia Ivanova, Senior Assistant to the Head of Media Relations of the Moscow Investigative Committee, did not respond to RBC's calls.
According to the TV channel REN TV, he fell out of the window of the building on Serafimovich Street. The information channel does not indicate the channel. Later TASS reported this with reference to a source in law enforcement agencies, specifying that it was a house number 2 (known as the House on the Embankment). According to the agency, a check has been started.
Eugene Eugene told RBC that law enforcement officers are working on Serafimovich Street. "Police officers in the field [work], call [law enforcement officials] those who have a review of this place," - said the source of RBC.
De Cooman was the first appointed vice president of research and development. He was responsible for the activities of NLMK's research centers, as well as for developing "innovative products", the company said in a June 2017 message. Prior to his appointment to NLMK, de Couman was engaged in science, his field of activity was material science.