Vasily Osmakov appointed First Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade


Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of Russia Vasily Osmakov will move to the post of First Deputy Minister, where he will replace Sergei Tsyb, who left the post. The corresponding decree is published on the portal of legal information disclosure.

“Sergey Tsyb will make history of industrial policy as a person who came from medicine in 2007 and first created a new department from scratch, and then the Pharma 2020 program. I appreciate both his competence and organizational qualities. And human. I am sure we will remain kind comrades for life. Vasily Sergeevich deserved this promotion due to impeccable work both for Manturov and earlier for Khristenko. While still a student, he prepared analytics for decision-making at the level of deputy prime minister. Since its formation in 2004, the Ministry of Industry and Energy has gone through all the strategies. And it may be time to recognize that he is one of the co-sponsors of the concept of global energy security and global energy dialogue. It was his debut back in 2006 at the G8 summit in St. Petersburg. I am sure that such a basis will also be useful for solving drug safety problems in Greate Eurasia, “said Stanislav Naumov, chairman of the board of the Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers of the Eurasian Economic Union (APM ES), ex-deputy minister of industry and trade of the Russian Federation.

Osmakov was born in 1983 in Moscow, graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University and graduate school at the State University of Management. He started his career in 2004 at the Ministry of Industry and Energy of Russia, where he rose to the rank of chief specialist in the department of public relations. From 2008 to 2012 he was an assistant and adviser to the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation. In 2012, he headed the Department of Strategic Development and Project Management of the Ministry of Industry and Trade. August 31, 2016 took the post of deputy minister.

Candidate of Economic Sciences.


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