Aleksandr Shokhin


President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.

Graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU).

Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Member of the Russian Academy of Technological Sciences, Member of the International Informatization Academy, and Member of the International Academy of Economics, Finance and Law. Doctor of Sciences (Economics), professor.

Worked at the USSR Gosplan research institute and the research institute of the State Committee on Labor. Head of laboratories at the Central Economics and Mathematics Institute of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Aide to the USSR Minister of Foreign Affairs, Head of the Directorate of International Economic relations at the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

From 1991 to 1994, Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, Minister of Labor and Social Security, Minister of Economy; Head of the Russian Agency for International Cooperation and Development. In 1998, appointed Deputy Chairman of the Russian Government for finances and economy.

At various times, Member of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation and Member of the State Duma.

Since 2005, President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.

Member of various commissions set up by the President and the Government of Russia.

Member of the boards of directors of a range of large companies.

Recipient of state awards.

Member Comments

24 May 2019
Aleksandr Shokhin

President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

One More Time, Trade Wars Make Us Suggest the Lifting of Sanctions

Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
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