Billionaire Lisin’s Freight One to Name Voloshin Board Chairman

Russian billionaire Vladimir Lisin’s OAO Freight One rail freight operator nominated Alexander Voloshin, former chief of staff to Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, to become board chairman.

The company, in which Lisin bought 75 percent last month, will hold a shareholder meeting on Feb. 10 to vote on the board, the billionaire’s UCL Holding transportation unit said today in an e-mailed statement.

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