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Shifts in Nornikele have gone on the second circle

Norilsk nickel the first deputy of the general director Alexander Popov who has come in GMK in the beginning of August leaves. According to sources mister Popov has not wanted to be the third party in the company after Vladimir Strzhalkovsky and Sergey Batehina. He intends to be engaged own business - projects in financial sphere.
a train of dismissals a top - managers GMK Norilsk nickel (see from July, 18th) proceeds. Yesterday agency Interfax has informed that the first zamgendirektora the companies Alexander Popov leaves at own will. As has told a source close to the company, mister Popov on Tuesday has written a resignation. To give yesterday the comment mister Popov could not from - for illnesses. Under the message Interfax Referring to Alexander Popova, its leaving it is caused the proceeding conflict between shareholders GMK . In Norilsk nickel to comment on the information have refused. In a press - service Rusala owning a block share holding Norilsk nickel yesterday have expressed concern developed in GMK a situation with shots. Alexander Popova`s leaving testifies to proceeding crisis in management Norilsk nickel - the representative of the company Olga Sanarova speaks.

Alexander Popov, the last some years heading Rosbank, has come in Norilsk nickel it is less two months ago, when representative just appointed the general director Interros Sergey Batehin changed a command of predecessor Denis Morozova. Questions of economy and the finance, the investment policy, work have been fixed to mister Popovym with investors, and also monitorings of the foreign actives entering in Norilsk Nickel International.

However soon mister Batehin has given way general directors to head Rosturizma Vladimir Strzhalkovsky, and itself, as well as mister Popov, became the first zamgendirektora, supervising all operational activity. Alexander Popova invited to become the assistant to again appointed general director Sergey Batehina, and less than in a month of Priests actually became already the third party in the company - explains the reason of leaving a top - the manager the interlocutor . I think that Priests initially counted on a certain freedom of action, but after two changes of heads of the company its role has appeared washed away - analyst VTB Alexander Puhaev agrees.

the Representative Interros has told That after returning from holiday Alexander Popov will be engaged own business - projects . One more source familiar with a situation, has specified that were Rosbank preboards is interested in bankruptcy and re-structuring of financial institutions in connection with crisis in financial sphere. The interlocutor could not specify, whether mister Popov will do own project, or will pass to work in other large company, but has noticed that at it is an order of $4,8 million received in 2006 in frameworks optsionnoj of the program of Rosbank. It is not enough for new bank business, so, most likely, Alexander Popov has already received the offer from partners, the analyst " considers; the WHALE of Finansa Maria Kalvarsky.

, MARIA - AKULICH