Aleksei Lomko Is Appointed Chief Executive Officer of JSC Ilim Group

The Board of Directors appointed Aleksei Lomko as Chief Executive Officer of JSC Ilim Group effective from October 30, 2023

Алексей Ломко назначен генеральным директором АО «Группа «Илим»

Aleksei Lomko is one of key opinion leaders in corporate law, management, legal support, and re-engineering of large companies.

Mr Lomko is a graduate of the Ural Legal Academy and holds MBA degrees from the Northwestern University (U.S.) and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

He joined Ilim Group in 2005 as Deputy Director Legal.

Aleksei stood at the origin of the corporate formation of Ilim Group. In 2007, he took charge of the Group’s Legal Department that provided legal support for establishment of a Russian-American joint venture and its investment activity.

When the management architecture was changed in 2013, Mr Lomko was appointed Vice President Legal and later in 2018 became Senior Vice President Legal. He interacted directly with the Board of Directors and served as acting CEO on multiple occasions.

Aleksei received awards for his excellent performance, including those from Ilim Group’s Board of Directors.

About Ilim Group:

Ilim Group is the leader of the Russian pulp and paper industry and one of the industry leaders globally. The Company is one of the world’s top seven producers of bleached softwood pulp and kraftliner.

In 2022, the annual finished products output totaled 3.63 million tons. By 2026, Ilim intends to increase its export volumes up to 4.6 million tons. In Russia, the company accounts for 77% of all market pulp, 16% of packaging materials, and 25% of white papers produced.

About half of Ilim products are exported to China, where the Company is the leading player in the wood-free corrugated materials segment. In 2022, the Company’s supply volume amounted to record-breaking 1.72 million tons. The Company’s priority by 2025 is to increase supplies to China by 40% to reach 2.4 million tons per year.

Apart from its key Russian and Chinese markets, Ilim also prioritizes the markets of the Middle East, India, Africa, and Latin America.