Russian Railways Names Androsov Board Chairman, Yakunin Says

OAO Russian Railways, the state monopoly, named Kirill Androsov as chairman of the board, replacing Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Zhukov, Chief Executive Officer Vladimir Yakunin said.

The government backed Androsov, a former deputy economy minister and now managing partner of Altera Capital Management AG, in a directive to the company, Yakunin told reporters today in Moscow.

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