Novatek Hires Former Rosneft Investor Relations Head Palivoda

OAO Novatek, Russia’s second-largest natural-gas producer, hired Alexander Palivoda, the former head of investor relations at state-run oil producer OAO Rosneft. (ROSN)

“We have hired a new IR person,” Mark Gyetvay, Novatek chief financial officer, said on a conference call. “His starting day was today.”

Rosneft’s press service wasn’t available for comment when contacted by Bloomberg News.

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