Severstal has appointed Sergey Dunaev as Chief Information Officer of AO Severstal Management and Chief Executive Officer of OAO Severstal Infocom, with effect from May 22, 2017. In this role he will be responsible for developing and driving the company’s IT strategy, and for consolidating the company’s IT management systems in line with international best practices to further strengthen Severstal’s competitive advantages.
Sergey Dunaev will report into Alexey Kulichenko, CFO of Severstal.
Evgeny Akimov, currently acting CIO of AO Severstal Management and CEO of OAO Severstal Infocom, will continue to manage Severstal’s SAP Development and support center.
Sergey Dunaev has worked at SAP SE since October 2014, where he manages a team of service and support partners responsible for interacting with strategic customers in the CIS, including Gazprom, Lukoil, Severstal, Sberbank, Metalloinvest, NLMK and Samruk. He previously spent five years as IFRS manager at Severstal, where he also held the roles of Finance Manager at the ERP project office (Severstal Resources), Project Manager at the Shared Service Center (SSC), head of the Deployment [team/department] of the ERP project office (Severstal Russian Steel), head of the SAP Development and Support Center.