Board Of Directors

Tolkachev Vladimir Mikhailovich, Executive Director


Bachelor, Candidate of Science, Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas; Master’s degree, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, USA.

Work experience

Vladimir Tolkachev has a rich experience in business development. Over a long period of time he has held key positions in Russian and international oil and gas companies including PJSC «Rosneft Oil Company», Marathon Oil Corporation, Foster Wheeler International, Deloitte & Touche, as well as cooperated with Baker Hughes.

Mr.Tolkachev was born in 1974 in Archangelsk and descended from a renowned family of geologists.

Gasparyan Vagan Vitalevich, Non-Executive Director

Since 2013 until present Mr. Gasparyan is the Deputy General Director of Sberbank Capital. Previously he was Vice chairman of South-Western bank – branch of Sberbank.

Has a Ph.D. in Economics.

Gogonenkov Georgiy Nikolaevich, Independent Director

Georgiy Nikolaevich is the General Director’ adviser of All-Russian Research Institute of Oil Geology  (VNIGNI).

He is former first deputy general director of JSC "Central geophysical expedition". Doctor of technical  Sciences, active member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, member of international scientific societies - Euro-Asian Geophysical Society, EAGE, SEG.

He graduated from the Sverdlovsk Mining Institute in 1960. Mr. Gogonenko is a specialist in the field of geophysical methods of prospecting and exploration of oil and gas fields, conducts an essential scientific work. Area of scientific interests: application of seismic prospecting for discover, exploration and development of oil and gas fields; development of methods for complex interpretation of geological and geophysical data for the construction of detailed models of deposits. The author of more than 200 scientific publications, 14 authorship certificates and patents. 

Suleymanov Arsen Kunmammaevich, Independent Director

Suleymanov Arsen Kunmammaevich is the Head of deep geophysical researches department of the Federal State Budgetary Institution All-Russian Geological Research Institute named after A.P. KARPINSKIY

Arsen Kunmammayevich graduated from the Leningrad Order of Lenin and Order of the Red Banner State University named after A.A. Zhdanov (1977). He is a Candidate of Technical Sciences, as well as a Director of a separate subdivision "SPETSGEOPHYSICS" of the State Federal Unitary Enterprise "All-Union R&D Establishment Geophysics". He is a major specialist in geophysics in the field of seismic survey and integration of geophysical methods.

Under his leadership the geophysical studies were carried out in the vast territories of the European part of Russia, new oil and gas prospects in the Kaliningrad region, gravity surveys of the water area of the Lake Baikal, and works are being carried out in the Far East. Progressive technologies of geophysical research have been introduced into production

At present, at his personal participation, major projects on regional geological study of the European part of the country are being implemented, basic geophysical profiles are being developed. A scientist-researcher acknowledged in European scientific world, in international cooperation with, Federal State Institution Research and Development enterprise "SPETSGEOPHYSICS" with European countries in the implementation of projects "URALSEIS" (1995-1999), SVEKALAPKO (1997-2002), "GEORIFT" (1998- 2003).

He is a Member in good standing of the European Academy of Natural Sciences, Member of the Euro-Asian Geophysical Society, Member of the European and American Geophysical Societies (EAGE, SEG).

He was awarded with the badge "Outstanding worker in exploration of mineral resources", a memorable sign "300 years of mining and geological service of Russia", the anniversary medal "In memory of the 850th anniversary of Moscow".

Gots Igor Anatolievich, Non-Executive Director

Gots Igor Anatolievich was graduated from the Geophysical Faculty of the Leningrad Order of Lenin, the Order of the October Revolution and the Order of Red Banner of labor mining Institute. G.V. Plekhanov on the specialty of mining engineer-geophysicist.

In 2005 he graduated from the Higher Commercial School of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Russian Federation with a Master in Business Administration (MBA).

In 1979, he was directed to the 7th Field expedition of the Western Geophysical Trust (now it is OJSC “Naryan-Marseismorazvedka”) where he worked until 2015, passing for 36 years the every step of production ladder from the geophysicist operator to the head of the enterprise.

Took part in the discovery of several dozens of oil and gas fields in the northern part of the Timan-Pechora NGP (Nenets Autonomous District). Honored Geologist of the Russian Federation. He was awarded the medal of “Merit for the Country” of the II-nd degree.

Since 2006, he held executive positions in JSC "GEOTEK Holding" and PJSC "GEOTEK Seismic Services " where he currently holds position of the Vice President on Sales and Marketing.

Pirozhkov Andrei Vitalievich, Non-Executive Director

Mr. Pirozhkov graduated from the Moscow Institute of Instrument Engineering, specializing in automation and mechanization of the processing and issuing of information.

Prior to joining PJSC “GEOTECH Seismic Services” for more than 29 years he kept top managerial positions in the state administrative bodies, worked in major companies of  fuel and energy complex and telecommunications. From July 2017 he was appointed to the position of Vice-President of PJSC "GEOTEK Seismic Services".

Fomin Ruslan Alekseevich, Non-Executive Director

Fomin Ruslan Alekseevich graduated from the Faculty of Jurisprudence of the Institute of Legal Support of the Moscow State University of Service.

He was engaging the managerial positions in major holdings and companies. Mr. Fomin has a significant practical experience of managerial work, of legal support of production activities and strategic planning. Since 2017 he held the position of deputy first vice president of legal block of PJSC “GEOTECH Seismic Services”.

Currently he is the General Director of Joint-Stock company «Azimut Energy Services»