Sergey Kulikov replaced Anatoly Chubais as the head of RUSNANO
3 December 2020, 09:13
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Russian President Vladimir Putin held an online meeting with First Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Military-Industrial Commission Sergey Kulikov. The head of state invited him to head Rusnano.

"You know that you are invited to head one of our largest development structures - Rusnano. This, without any exaggeration, is one of the key areas of development not only for Russia, but for the entire world economy", - quotes the words of the president of RIA Novosti.

Recall that at the end of October, various sources predicted Anatoly Chubais's resignation from the post of head of Rusnano. It was also said that he "can start the Arctic direction". Chubais was appointed general director of the state corporation Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies, which in 2008 was transformed into Rusnano.

Sergey Kulikov has served as First Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Military-Industrial Commission since June 26, 2018. In his area of responsibility were increasing the efficiency of the execution of the state defense order, the implementation of the approved state armaments program, and overseeing the issues of diversification of production. Previously, at various times, he was a member of the boards of directors of Megafon, Yota Holding Limited, Rostelecom, Voentelecom, VSMPO-AVISMA Corporation, RT - Business Development, RT-Inform, United Instrument-Making Corporation","Shvabe" and others.

Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin announced the optimization of the state of civil servants from January 1, 2021, which should be completed by April 1. As part of the restructuring, the government will form a large investment bloc on the basis of VEB and transfer under its management the SME Corporation, the Russian Export Center, EXIAR, Rusnano and four funds (Skolkovo, the Foundation for Assistance to the Development of Small Forms of Enterprises in the Scientific and Technical Environment, Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs and Industrial Development Fund).