Mr Babarykin has over 45 years experience in the mining industry and was appointed Director General of CJSC OME Zapadnaya in February 2008. He began his career as a crew captain in 1963 and his progression within the sector resulted in his appointment at various senior level positions within Zapadnaya Prospecting Syndicate (the predecessor entity of CJSC OME Zapadnaya) between 1988 and 2008. In 1995, Mr Babarykin graduated from Yakutsak State University as a manager of open and underground mining operations using explosives. He received numerous accolades for his work including the Order of Honour of the Russian Federation. Honorary citizen of Oymyakonsky region of Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Honorary Miner of the Russian Federation.
Mr Domrachev was appointed the General Director of CJSC Mine Alex, a subsidiary of CJSC OME Zapadnaya, on 2 December 2008. Mr Domrachev has over 14 years of experience in the mining industry having begun training with the Zapadnaya Prospecting Syndicate in 1996 after graduating in Automobile Transport Management from Irkutsk Technical University. He subsequently gained further qualifications from Irkutsuk Technical University including those of Economic Manager in 2001 and Mining Engineer in 2008. Prior to joining CJSC Mine Alex, Mr Domrachev served as General Director of CJSC Mine Zapadnaya-Klyuchi.
Mr Nazarov studied at the Frunze Politechnical Institute from 1972-1977 and qualified in ‘Power Supply of Industrial Cities and Factories’. Between 1977 and 1984 he gained experience as a power engineer for Eysky brick plant and Ivanovsky plant of construction materials. In March 1984 he began work at the Marshalsky mine, combine Indigirzoloto, as the apprentice of underground drift miner. In the course of Mr Nazarov’s career development at Marshalsky he received advanced training and was transferred to the position of mine chief power engineer in April 1986. In April 1991 he transferred to the Zapadnaya Prospecting Syndicate into the role of underground power engineer. He is currently the General Director of OOO PS Zapadnaya in the Muysky region, and has held the role since his appointment in November 1996.
Vitaly Boborykin was appointed the Head of Irkutsk representative office of CJSC OME Zapadnaya and is currently a member of board of directors of Zapadnaya Gold Mining Limited, as well as a member of Executive Committee. Mr Boborykin studied at Kommunarsky Institute of mining and metallurgy and qualified in processing engineering. He dedicated many years of his career to mining, having started it from practical application of his knowledge at mining enterprises. He joined Zapadnaya group of companies in 1996. For many years Mr Boborykin was a director of Zapadnaya’s subsidiary gold mining company in Irkutsk region and subsequently, in 2009, was appointed the Head of Irkutsk representative office, a hub connecting all company’s deposits.
General Director of CJSC OME Zapadnaya
Mr.Prilipin studied at the Krasnoyarsk State Academy of Non-Ferrous Metals and Gold, qualified in Open-pit mining, Mining engineer; Susumansk secondary mining school, qualified in Open-pit and underground mining development; Executive Program at Darden University of Virginia Darden School of Business. In 2002, he began his professional career as a crew captain. In 2003-2008, he held positions of a crew captain, engineer of Production Technology department, Head of Production Technology department. In 2008-2012, – chief engineer, deputy head of open-pit mining division, deputy head of Production Technology department. In 2012-2014, Mr.Prilipin worked as a technical director of Mine Berezitovy LLC, Nordgold. In 2014-2018, he was appointed to the position of Executive director of Mine Aprelkovo CJSC and Mine Irokinda, Nordgold. As of April 2018 he holds a post of the General director of CJSC OME Zapadnaya.
Financial Director of CJSC OME Zapadnaya
Mr Prokushev has an extensive experience of 19 years in the financial sphere including the position of deputy general director/finance in the precious metals industry (Dukatskoye deposit, Polymetal and Natalka deposit, Polyus Gold). He has two higher educations: Moscow Geological Prospecting Institute (known as MGRI) and Moscow Financial Academy. Mr Prokushev has been working in mining since 1986, starting his career as a mining engineer at the deposit of rare earth metals (the Kola peninsula). He joined ZGML in 2011.