EuroChem appoints Dmitry Strashnov as Group COO

Zug, Switzerland, 2 November 2017 – EuroChem Group AG (“EuroChem” or the “Group”), a leading global fertilizer company, today announces the appointment of Dmitry Strashnov as its Chief Operating Officer, a new role based at its corporate headquarters in Zug, Switzerland.

Mr Strashnov is tasked with the day-to-day running of EuroChem’s global business and driving further expansion across the world. He will report to Group CEO, Dmitry Strezhnev.

Mr Strashnov was Chief Executive Officer of Russian Post from 2013 to 2017. Before that he was CEO and President of the Russian subsidiary of Tele2, and previously served as CEO of Philips Consumer Electronics in Russia.

“At an exciting time of growth for EuroChem, we were looking for someone who would significantly strengthen our management team and we are delighted to have Dmitry Strashnov join as chief operating officer,” said Dmitry Strezhnev. “His extensive experience and successful track record will enable him to make an important and positive impact on our company.”

Dmitry Strashnov stated: “I am thrilled to be joining EuroChem at this important time in the company’s development. I look forward to supporting EuroChem’s further growth and global expansion.”

About EuroChem Group AG

EuroChem is a leading global fertilizer company producing primarily nitrogen and phosphate fertilizers, as well as certain organic synthesis products and iron ore. The Group is vertically integrated with activities spanning from mining and hydrocarbons extraction to fertilizer production, logistics, and distribution. EuroChem is currently developing two sizeable potash deposits in Russia with its VolgaKaliy and Usolskiy Potash greenfield projects. Headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, the Group operates production facilities in Belgium, China, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, and Russia, supporting distribution assets in Europe, the CIS, Asia, and North and South America. EuroChem employs more than 25,000 people globally.

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