Andrey Akimov

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Andrey Igorevich Akimov (in Russian: Андрей Игоревич Акимов, born 1953 in Leningrad, Soviet Union) is the Chairman of the Management Board of Gazprombank (open joint-stock company).[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Akimov was born in Leningrad in 1953. He earned his degree from the Moscow Financial Institute in 1975, studying international economics, finance and banking.[2]



From 1974 to 1987, Andrey Akimov was employed in Vneshtorgbank at senior positions. From 1985 to 1987, he held a post of Deputy Director General of the Vneshtorgbank branch in Zurich (Switzerland). From 1987 to 1990 he took up a post of Director General of the Soviet-controlled Donau Bank in Vienna (Austria).[2]

IMAG GmbH[edit]

From January 1991 to November 2002, he was a Managing Director of the financial company IMAG GmbH in Vienna (Austria) as well as a regular advisor to the Chairman of the Management Board of Vneshtorgbank.[2]


In November 2002, Akimov has taken up a post of the Chairman of the Management Board of the GPB (OJSC).[2]

In April 2018, the United States imposed sanctions on him and 23 other Russian nationals.[3][4]

Corporate boards[edit]

Since December 2006, Akimov is a member of the Novatek Board of Directors. Since June 2011, he is a member of the Gazprom Board of Directors.[2]


  1. ^ "Andrey I. Akimov" (in Russian). Retrieved 18 January 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d e Russian Capitalist Wiki contributors (8 November 2013). "Andrei Akimov". Russian Capitalist Wiki. Archived from the original on 12 November 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  3. ^ "Ukraine-/Russia-related Designations and Identification Update". United States Department of the Treasury. 2018-04-06. Retrieved 2018-04-06.
  4. ^ "США ввели санкции против семи российских олигархов и 17 чиновников из "кремлевского списка"" [The US imposed sanctions against seven Russian oligarchs and 17 officials from the "Kremlin list"]. Meduza (in Russian). 2018-04-06. Retrieved 2018-04-06.