Managing Board

The Managing Board is Acron's collegial executive body which performs day-to-day management

Vladimir Kunitsky
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Vladimir Kunitsky

Chairman of the Managing Board, Chief Executive Officer

Since 2011, Vladimir Kunitsky has served as Acron’s CEO (President).

Between 2006 and 2011, he was Acron’s senior vice president.

Mr Kunitsky has been with the Company since 1983. His previous offices include deputy head of AN operations, head of NPK operations, director general of Dorogobuzh Minudobreniya Production Association.

He began his career in the chemical industry at the Krasno-Uralsk Copper Smelting Plant, where he worked from 1971 to 1983.

Mr Kunitsky was born in 1948. In 1971, he graduated from the Gorky Urals State University with a degree in chemistry.

Mr Kunitsky was named Honoured Chemist of the Russian Federation and received the Merit in Labour Medal.

Dmitry Balandin
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Dmitry Balandin

Member of the Managing Board, Vice President for Finance and Economics
In December 2018, Dmitry Balandin was appointed Acron’s Vice President for Finance and Economics.

He has been with the Company since 2013, working as corporate finance director.

In 2006-2013, Mr Balandin worked at Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat at a senior management level.

Mr Balandin was born in 1980. He graduated from Kurgan State University in 2002 with a degree in finance and credit, as well as a law degree.

In 2006, he received his Ph.D. in economics from the Graduate School of Management at St. Petersburg State University.
Alexander Lebedev
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Alexander Lebedev

Member of the Managing Board, Vice President for Domestic Business
In November 2018, Alexander Lebedev was appointed Acron’s Vice President for Domestic Business.

Mr Lebedev has worked at Acron since 2011, serving as a sales department specialist, head of the organic and non-organic chemical product sales team, deputy head of the sales department, and head of the sales department.

In 2007-2011, he was employed at NPP Macromer.

Alexander Lebedev was born in 1986. In 2008, he graduated from Vladimir State University with a degree in marketing.

Mr Lebedev received a golden medal in 2016 for his contribution to the development of Russia’s agro-industrial complex.
Alexei Milenkov
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Alexei Milenkov

Member of the Managing Board, Finance Director

In 2008, Alexei Milenkov was appointed Acron’s finance director.

He has been with the Company since 2002, working as head of the information and research division.

Mr Milenkov was born in 1973. In 1995, he graduated from Togliatti State University with a degree in automotive engineering. He is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Irina Raber
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Irina Raber

Member of the Managing Board, Vice President for Human Resources and Special Projects

In 2011, Irina Raber was appointed vice president for human resources and special projects of Acron.

Since 2006, she has been vice president of the Figure Skating Federation of Russia. Since 2005, she has been president of the Figure Skating Federation of Moscow.

In 2000—2010, Ms Raber was Prefect of the North-East Administrative District of Moscow in the rank of a Moscow Government Minister.

In 1991—2000, she headed the economics department of a prefecture in the North-East Administrative District of Moscow, and was promoted to deputy prefect and senior deputy prefect of the district.

Ms Raber was born in 1949. In 1972, she graduated from the Moscow Electrical Engineering Institute of Communications with a degree in electrical communications engineering. Ms Raber also graduated from the All-Union Extramural Polytechnic Institute specialising in production management in 1991 and from the MGIMO Institute of State Management with a degree in law in the sphere of state construction and management in 1996.

Ms Raber holds the Order of Friendship and the Order of Honour. The Russian Orthodox Church awarded her the Order of St. Olga and the Order of St. Sergius of Radonezh. She also has a Valorous Labour medal, a medal in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Lenin and a medal in commemoration of Moscow’s 850th anniversary.

Dmitry Khabrat
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Dmitry Khabrat

Member of the Managing Board, Vice President Overseas

Dmitry Khabrat was appointed Acron’s vice president overseas in 2012. In 2010, he was appointed head of Acron’s Foreign Trade Division and was elected to the Dorogobuzh Board of Directors. He was a member of Acron Board of Directors in 2011.

Mr Khabrat has been with Acron since 1993. He held the posts of an international market exports engineer, assistant deputy chairman of the Board of Directors, consulting center expert and deputy head of Acron’s Foreign Trade Division.

Mr Khabrat was born in 1970. He graduated in 1993 from the Novgorod Polytechnic Institute with a degree in mechanical engineering. In 1998, he graduated from the St. Petersburg State Academy of Engineering and Economics with a degree in economics and chemical enterprise management.