Today, Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed Maxim Oreshkin, a Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russia, as Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, TASS reports.
Over the course of a meeting held in Kremlin, President Putin made a corresponding proposal to Maxim Oreshkin and the latter agreed to accept it.
Maxim Oreshkin was born in 1982 in Moscow. In 2004, Mr. Oreshkin graduated from Higher School of Economics. He started his career in 2002 at the Central Bank of the Russia, where he was Head of macroeconomic and banking system analysis section.
From July 2006 to July 2010 Maxim Oreshkin was the Head of Research at Rosbank, Société Générale group.
From 2010 to 2012 – the Head of Research on Russia and CIS at Crédit Agricole CIB.
From June 2012 to August 2013 - Chief Economist for Russia, Turkey, and CEE at VTB Capital.
From September 2013 to March 2015 – the Head of the long-term strategic planning department at the Russian Ministry of Finance.
From March 2015 – to present day – Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russia.