The major conference, hosted by Chukotka Governor Roman Kopin and Magadan Governor Vladimir Pecheny, took place in Moscow on April 27. Kinross was a major sponsor of the event. The purpose of the conference was to boost the investment climate in the northeast of Russia by sharing best practices, along with raising investors’ awareness of the benefits of working in the region.
Claude Schimper, Regional Vice President, Russia, speaking on the session “Realizing the Investment Potential of the Mining Industry in Russia’s Northeast”, emphasized Kinross major contribution to the development of local communities in Chukotka and Magadan region as well as the importance of the region in Kinross’ project portfolio. Stanislav Borodyuk, Vice President and Head of the Moscow Office, moderated the session.