Management

ALEKSEI RYBNIKOV
CEO, Chairman of the Management Board

Mr. Rybnikov was born in 1965 in Moscow.

In 1987 he graduated with honors from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs with a degree in Economics.

Between 1991 and 2004 he held senior management positions at commercial banks Evrofinance and J.P. Morgan Bank International and at NP National Depository Center.

Between 2003 and 2009 he was employed in the positions of CEO of the MICEX Stock Exchange and Senior Vice President of the Moscow Exchange.

From 2009 until September 2011 he served as CEO of the RSX trading system.

In September 2011 he was elected SPIMEX CEO.

Mr. Rybnikov is also a member of the Presidential Commission for Strategic Development of the Fuel and Energy Sector and Environmental Security, member of the Government Commission on the Fuel and Energy Complex and Improving the Economy’s Energy Efficiency, and Deputy Chairman of the FAS Russia Public Council.

He was awarded a second-class medal of the Order of Merit for the Motherland, holds the title of “Honoured Oil Worker” of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, was awarded the FAS Russia medal “For Protection of Competition” and the FAS Russia honour badge “For Merit in the Development of Competition in Russia”.

ALEXANDER LEVTSEV
Vice President, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board
Finance and Human Resources

Mr. Levtsev was born in 1967 in the Gomel Region (Belarus).

In 1992 he graduated from the Faculty of Economics of the Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Between 1992 and 2001 he held a number of positions at Russian banks being in charge of project and corporate financing.

Between 2001 and 2002 he served as First Deputy General Director of OJSC ALROSA Investment Group.

From 2002 to 2007 — First Vice President of the Non-State Pension Fund of the Electric Power Industry.

From 2007 to 2009 — General Director of non-profit partnership INVEL.

Starting in 2010 he worked on high-tech venture projects.

Since November 2011 — SPIMEX Vice President.

IGOR BELOUSOV
Vice President, Member of the Management Board
Operations, Clearing, IT, Resource Protection

Mr. Belousov was born in 1953 in Vladivostok.

He graduated from the A. F. Mozhaysky's Military Engineering Red Banner Institute in 1976. In 1985 he graduated from the Frunze Military Academy. Mr. Belousov is the Doctor of Military Science, Professor, full member of the Academy of Military Sciences. Between 1971 and 2000 he served in the Armed Forces of the USSR and the Russian Federation.

From 2000 to 2010 he worked as Adviser to CEO MICEX.

Since 2011 — Adviser to SPIMEX CEO, SPIMEX Vice President.

ANTON KARPOV
Vice President, Member of the Management Board
Development of exchange trading on all spot markets

Mr. Karpov was born in 1983 in Moscow.

He graduated from the Bauman Moscow State Technical University with a degree in Jurisprudence.

Between 2003 and 2012 he served as First Vice President, First Deputy General Director, First Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of Moscow International Commodity and Energy Exchange OJSC (formerly Non-Profit Partnership Interregional Exchange of Oil and Gas Complex).

From October 2012 — SPIMEX Senior Managing Director, from December 2014 — SPIMEX Vice President.

SERGEI DRAPKIN
Vice President
Exchange operations in the Northwestern Federal District

Mr. Drapkin was born in 1959 in Leningrad.

He graduated from the North-West Academy of Public Administration with a degree in State and Municipal Administration.

Since January 2009 —SPIMEX Vice President.

ALEXANDER MILLERMAN
Vice President
Public and Government Relations, Corporate and Administrative Affairs

Mr. Millerman was born in 1965 in Moscow.

In 1987 he graduated from the Moscow Institute of Railway Engineers majoring in Bridges and Tunnels. In 1991 — Moscow Mining Institute with a degree in Geotechnical Engineering. In 2000 — Academy of National Economy under the Government of the Russian Federation majoring in Banking and Finance.

He is Candidate of Technical Sciences, Doctor of Economics, full member of the Russian Academy of Transport. Since 2009 — Head of the Finance and Insurance Department of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA).

Between 1994 and 2015 — General Director of insurance joint-stock company GEFEST.

From 2007 to 2008 he served as Deputy General Director for Economics and Contracting Development of Transstroy Holding.

From 2016 — Adviser to SPIMEX CEO, from 2017 — SPIMEX Vice President.

DMITRII CHEKALKIN
Vice President
Derivatives Market and International Cooperation

Mr. Chekalkin was born in 1969.

In 1993 he graduated from the Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation majoring in International Currency and Credit Relations.

Between 1993 and 2014 he held senior positions at commercial banks J.P. Morgan Bank International, BNP Paribas and HSBC in Investment Banking Services.

Between 2014 and 2018 he was a member of the Board of Directors of Vozrozhdenie Bank.

Since 2018 — SPIMEX Vice President.

ELENA SHABUNINA
Vice President
Legal Function

Ms. Shabunina was born in 1975 in Volgograd.

She graduated from the Moscow State Law Academy, has qualification certificates of the Federal Commission for the Securities Market/Federal Financial Markets Service of Russia in clearing and trade organization activities, as well as in depository, brokerage and dealer activities.

Between 1993 and 2001 she was employed at the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Property Relations of the Russian Federation.

From 2001 to 2008 she served as Head of the Legal Department and Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Association of Securities Market Participants (NAUFOR).

She was also a panel member of the NAUFOR Arbitration Court.

Starting in 2008 she has been serving as Deputy General Director at Settlement depository company (Joint Stock Company) (SDCO (JSC)).

Since 2019 — SPIMEX Vice President.

She is a member of the Expert Council on Legislative Support for the Development of Securities and Derivatives Market under the State Duma Committee on Financial Market.

ALEKSEI GERASYUK
Senior Managing Director
Derivatives Market and International Cooperation

Mr. Gerasyuk was born in 1974 in Moscow.

He graduated from the Faculty of International Relations of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

Between 1997 and 2002 he was charge of external communications at the largest Russian banks (ONEXIM, Rosbank, IFC).

Since December 2002 he served as Director of Information and Public Relations of ProfMedia Publishing House.

Since 2003 — Director of Public Relations of MICEX.

Between 2010 and 2017 he headed the Information and Advertising Department of PJSC Rosneft Oil Company.

Since 2017 — Managing Director for International Cooperation of SPIMEX.

ALEKSEI RYZHIKOV
Managing Director
Markets of Timber and Mineral Fertilizers, New Commodity Exchange Markets, Regional Development

Mr. Ryzhikov was born in 1969 in Moscow.

In 1994 he graduated from the Ordzhonikidze State Academy of Management with a degree in Production Management in Mechanical Engineering.

Between 1993 and 1995 he worked as an expert, head of the securities trading sector of the Tyumen Moscow Exchange Hermes (TME Hermes).

From 1995 to 1996 — head of the equity trading of the Options and Futures Exchange (BOiF).

From 1996 to 1997 — head of the stock exchange operations of the National Stock Exchange (NFB).

Between 1997 and 2013 he held numerous positions at the Moscow Stock Exchange (MFB), from 2006 — President of the exchange.

From 2013 to 2015 — President of Joint Stock Company Clearing Centre MFB (CC MFB).

Since 2016 — SPIMEX Managing Director.

PAVEL STROKOV
Managing Director for Refined Products Market
Refined Products Market, Information Products, Registration of OTC Transactions

Mr. Strokov was born in 1966 in Moscow.

In 1990 he graduated from the Ordzhonikidze Moscow Institute of Management with a degree in Economic Cybernetics. In 1993 he completed the “Management” program at the Moscow Higher Commercial School of the Academy of Professional Development for Officers under the Russian Union of Reserve Officers majoring in Commercial Management. In 2008 — 2009 he completed the Russian-Dutch Professional Training Program in Practical Marketing at the State University of Management.

Between 2003 and 2013 he held numerous positions at KORTES Company.

Since January 2013 — Managing Director, Head of Analytics and Information Department of SPIMEX.

SERGEI TROFIMENKO
Managing Director for Natural Gas and Energy Markets
Natural Gas and Energy Markets

Mr. Trofimenko was born in 1962 in Chernihiv Oblast (Ukraine).

In 1984 he graduated from the Mozhaisky Military Engineering Red Banner Institute majoring in “Automated Control Systems of Spacecraft. Military Engineer Mathematician”. In 2008 he graduated from the Moscow State Law Academy with a degree in Jurisprudence.

From 1984 to 2000 he served in the Military Space Forces of the USSR and Russia, holds the rank of reserve Lieutenant Colonel. He has a medal “For Combat Service”, a medal “For Impeccable Service” of three classes, a letter of Commendation from the Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation for his great personal contribution to the development of the fuel and energy complex and other official awards..

Between 2000 and 2007 he served as Deputy President of the Russian Trading System Stock Exchange for internal control. While working in the RTS group he was in the chair of the Disciplinary Commission of the RTS Exchange and was a member of the Derivatives Market Committee.

He acted as a chairman of the Disciplinary Committee and an Arbitrator of the Arbitration Court of the National Association of Securities Market Participants (NAUFOR).

From 2007 to 2017 — General Director of Moscow Energy Exchange JSC.

Since 2017 — Managing Director for Gas and Energy Markets of SPIMEX.

User Agreement

Before you start using the website,
please read User Agreement


The present English version of the User Agreement is a translation of the official Russian version. In case of any discrepancies between English and Russian versions of the User Agreement, the official Russian version shall prevail.

Section 1. Terms and Definitions

The following terms and definitions are used in this User Agreement (hereinafter, the Agreement):

The Company The Saint Petersburg International Mercantile Exchange, which is the organizer of trading and the clearing organization.
Website Official website of the Company on the Internet, which is accessed at https://spimex.com, including all pages of the specified website containing s-pimex.ru, spimex.ru or spimex.com designations in their domain name.
Exchange Information Information related to the course and results of organized trading held in the commodity sections and the Derivatives Section of the Company, which shall be disclosed as required by the laws, regulatory acts of the Bank of Russia and other regulations of the Russian Federation, or which the Company discloses at its discretion by posting on the Website.
Indices Price indicators calculated by the Company on the basis of information on the course and results of organized trading held in the commodity sections and the Derivatives Section of the Company, information on OTC contracts registered with the Company, as well as other information provided to the Company by the third parties.
Derived Information Indices, as well as other indicators calculated by the Company on the basis of the Exchange Information, data obtained following the results of clearing of obligations under contracts made in organized trading held in the commodity sections and the Derivatives Section of the Company, Indices and information provided to the Company by the third parties.
Materials Texts, audio materials, any images, including any photo, graphic and/or video images, pictures posted on the Website, copyright to which is held by the Company.
Information Materials, Exchange Information, Indices and other Derived Information posted on the Website or provided under an agreement.
Information Services Fee-based services for provision of Information to the interested parties rendered by the Company.
User Person using the Website.
Distribution Actions aimed at acquisition of information by the general public or making information available to the general public.

Section 2. General Provisions

2.1 This Agreement defines the terms and conditions for using the Information, as well as the rights and obligations of the User that arise upon gaining access to the Information and Information Services through the Website.

Content of the Information available on the Website is determined by the Company at its sole discretion with consideration for the requirements of laws, regulatory acts of the Bank of Russia and other regulations of the Russian Federation.

Procedure and conditions for obtaining free access to the Information through the Website are determined by the Agreement. Procedure and conditions for accessing the Information Services and using the Information are determined by the Agreement, as well as by contract made between the Company and the Users.

2.2 The Agreement is a public offer in accordance with Article 437 of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation (hereinafter, the CCRF). The Agreement is published on the Website and comes into effect upon its publication.

The User that started using the Website is considered to have accepted the terms and conditions of the Agreement in the manner prescribed by Article 434, clause 3 of the CCRF.

2.3 In accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation and concluded agreements the Company is the holder of copyright to the Information, including, but not limited to, the Exchange Information, Indices and other Derived Information posted on the Website.

Section 3. Procedure and Conditions for Access to the Information

3.1 In accordance with Article 6, part 3, clause 1 of Federal Law No. 149-FZ of 27 July 2006 On Information, Information Technologies and Information Protection the Company determines the procedure and conditions for the User’s access to the Information posted on the Website.

3.2 The Company provides free of charge access to the Exchange Information, Indices and other Derived Information to be posted on the Website in accordance with the requirements of laws, regulatory acts of the Bank of Russia and other regulations of the Russian Federation. Exchange Information, Indices and other Derived Information may be used under the terms and conditions set forth in Section 4 hereof.

3.3 All Indices are calculated by the Company using the methods published on the Website. Values of additional parameters used in the calculation of Indices (factors, rates) are disclosed on the Website in the public domain.

3.4 Exchange Information, as well as any Materials posted on the Website, do not constitute advertising and cannot be regarded as recommendations or offers aimed at encouraging the User to make contracts with any exchange-traded commodities (instruments) admitted to organized trading held in the commodity sections and the Derivatives Section of the Company.

3.5 Information posted on the Website may contain links to third-party sites. When following hyperlinks posted on the Website to information resources external to the Website the User leaves the Website.

The Company is not responsible for inaccuracy of information posted on information resources external to the Website, as well as for untimely actualization and updating of the respective information contained therein.

3.6 The Company does not act as a representative of the third parties specified in clause 3.5 of this section of the Agreement. The said links are posted for informational purposes only and shall not be considered as advice, advertising of products, recommendations, offers provided by any third parties.

3.7 Information Services are provided to the User on the basis of an agreement for provision of Information Services concluded between the User and the Company. Procedure and conditions for granting access to the Information provided in accordance with the agreement for provision of Information Services are determined by the said agreement.

Section 4. Terms and Conditions of Using the Information

4.1 The User has the right to use the Information posted on the Website under the terms and subject to the restrictions provided for herein.

4.2 The Information may be used by the User subject to the following terms and restrictions:

4.2.1 Any actions with the Information, except for Distribution, performed by the User for personal/business purposes not related to making profit are allowed.

4.2.2 Distribution of the Exchange Information by the User is allowed only subject to conclusion of an agreement provided for in clause 3.7 hereof.

4.2.3 Distribution by the User of the Derived Information, including Indices, is allowed subject to prior written permission from the Company and mandatory reference to the source of such information, specifically, the Website.

4.2.4 Distribution of the Materials by the User is allowed subject to mandatory reference to the source of such information, specifically, the Website.

4.2.5 When Distributing the Information no processing of its original text is allowed. Abridgement or relocation of constituent parts of the Information, adding illustrations, comments or any explanations whatsoever is allowed only to the extent that it doesn’t result in misrepresentation of the Information.

4.2.6 The User may not perform any actions aimed at technological retrieval or copying of information from the Website bypassing the means of access directly provided to the User on the Website.

4.2.7 The User is prohibited to use the Information for the purpose of making profit, except in cases where the Information is obtained on the basis of the agreement provided for in clause 3.7 hereof.

4.3 Terms and conditions of using the Information provided in accordance with the agreement for provision of Information Services are determined by the said agreement.

Section 5. Intellectual Property Rights

5.1 All Information is the intellectual property of the Company. Exclusive rights to the Information provided by the Company in connection with provision of the Information Services are reserved by the Company.

5.2 Materials, selection and mutual arrangement thereof are subject to protection in accordance with the provisions of laws, regulatory acts of the Bank of Russia and other regulations of the Russian Federation. Use of the Materials is allowed only subject to compliance with the terms and conditions provided for in Section 4 hereof.

5.3 Exclusive rights to use trademarks, commercial designations and other items of intellectual property posted on the Website belong to the Company or its partners.

5.4 The Company, as the holder of intellectual property rights, may at its sole discretion permit or prohibit the third parties to use the intellectual property. However, the absence of a prohibition shall not be deemed as consent or permission to use.

5.5 Terms and conditions of the Agreement cannot and shall not be considered as grounds for transfer or granting to the Website User of any exclusive (license) rights to use the Materials.

Section 6. Processing of Personal Data

6.1 The User gives the Company his/her consent to processing of his/her personal data specified by the User in the respective on-line form of the Website.

6.2 Procedure and conditions for processing of the User’s personal data are determined by the Policy of the of The Saint Petersburg International Mercantile Exchange on processing of personal data published on the Website.

Section 7. Liability

7.1 Any unauthorized use of the Information posted on the Website is a violation of the rights of the Company as a copyright holder and/or the third parties and may entail liability as provided for in the legislation of the Russian Federation.

7.2 The Company does not guarantee continuity of operation and round-the-clock availability of the Website, functionality and services provided by granting access to the Website.

7.3 The Company is not liable for:

7.3.1 losses caused by failures and other malfunctions in operation of the Website, including those related to failures in operation of equipment, communication systems or networks that are operated and/or maintained by the third parties;

7.3.2 losses incurred by the User as a result of presence of malicious programs in the equipment and software used by the User to access the Website;

7.3.3 violation by the User of the terms and conditions of this Agreement;

7.3.4 illegal actions of the third parties, including those related to the use of the User’s data, as well as the use of information about the User, if such information became available to the third parties through no fault of the Company;

7.3.5 indirect, consequential, incidental damages of the User (including harm caused by the loss of data or damage caused to honor, dignity or business reputation) arising in connection with the use of the Website, including when following an external link posted on the Website that leads to a third party website;

7.3.6 indirect, consequential, incidental damages of the User (including harm caused by the loss of data or damage caused to honor, dignity or business reputation) that are caused by inaccuracy of the information specified or posted by the User when signing up on the Website;

7.3.7 noncompliance with the requirements of the legislation of the Russian Federation of information and materials posted on the Website by the User, violation of property, non-property and other rights of the third parties related to the use of the Website by the User.

7.4 Liability of the Parties to the agreement for provision of Information Services is determined by the said agreement concluded between the Company and the User.

Extent of liability of the Parties is limited to amount of the actual damage caused to the other Party.

Section 8. Filing of Complaints

8.1 A User that believes that any information materials posted on the Website violate his/her rights and legitimate interests shall send a corresponding complaint to the Company’s e-mail address info@spimex.com.

8.2 The Company administers complaints that meet the following requirements:

8.2.1 The Complaint contains the name, surname and patronymic of the applicant/name, location and actual address, contact information.

8.2.2 The complaint contains detailed description of the alleged violation of the User’s rights.

8.2.3 The complaint contains contact information for sending a response: e-mail address and telephone number.

8.2.4 The complaint contains consent to processing of personal data (for an individual applicant).

Complaints that do not meet the specified requirements will not be considered by the Company.

8.3 Complaints are considered by the Company within 30 calendar days from the date of receipt of the complaint to the e-mail address of the Company specified in clause 8.1 of this section of the Agreement.

Section 9. Final Provisions

9.1 Any disputes related to conclusion, amendment, execution or termination of this Agreement shall be resolved in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.

9.2 The Company has the right to amend the terms and conditions of the Agreement by publishing the new version of the Agreement on the Website. The corresponding changes become effective immediately upon publication of the new version of the Agreement on the Website.

9.3 The User is obliged to review the text of the Agreement from time to time in order to familiarize oneself with the latest amendments made therein. By continuing to use the Website after the respective amendments have entered into force, the User expresses hes/her consent with the terms and conditions of the new version of the Agreement.