HEAD OF THE MECHANICAL ENGINEERING SECTOR
'The purpose of projects implemented by the Mechanical Engineering Sector of the Aluminium Association is to create a platform for successful cooperation of domestic mechanical engineering companies and producers of aluminium semifinished products, ensuring the growth of Russian industry and reducing the share of imported products in the domestic market'.
Ilya Vishnevsky, Head of Sales and Marketing, Downstream Division, UC RUSAL.
From 2001 to 2005, he worked in the Rolled Products Division of Rusal.
In 2005, following the purchase of Samara Metallurgical Plant by Alcoa Inc. from RUSAL, he joined Alcoa Russia. In 2006, he became the Director for Sales of Pressed Products in the Domestic Market and in 2008 — the Director for Sales of Rolled Products in the Domestic Market. From 2011 to August 2018 — Commercial Director of Alcoa Russia.
In 2004, he graduated with honours from the Economics Faculty of the Sergo Ordzhonikidze Russian State University for Geological Prospecting. In 2005, he completed his MBA programme at the American Institute of Business and Economics.
In 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016, the Russian Association of Managers included Ilya Vishnevsky in the list of the most professional Russian managers.