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Alexander Novak: biography
Alexander Valentinovich Novak – known Russian politician, from 21 may 2012 to take the post of Minister of energy of the Russian Federation. Up to this point was the Deputy of a number of important leaders – the head of Norilsk, Krasnodar territory Governor and Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation
Alexander was born on 23 August 1971 in the small town of Avdeevka (the Ukrainian SSR), becoming the second child in a normal family. Mother Zoe worked as an accountant, and my father Valentin was a Builder in Norilsk – after son was eight years old, this Northern city the whole family moved. There will be all the youth of the future Minister of energy of the Russian Federation.
Some time after moving to father Novak took the position of electrician, and his mother worked in the accounting Department of the same plant, which later became the headquarters plant «Norilsk Nickel».
Alexander studied in the Norilsk school № 23 in the same class with the future head of the government of the Krasnodar region Victor Tomenko. In the school years successfully played basketball. Novak learned well in 1988 he graduated from school with a medal.
After high school, Alexander met personally with the Director of Nadezhdinsky factory (which was operated by his parents) Yuri Filippov, who gave him direction in the Norilsk industrial Institute, which he did.
Novak immediately began to combine study with work, working on Nadezhdinsky plant. First apparatchik-hydrometallurgy, later succeeding to the position of technologist.
In 1993, he graduated with the red diploma in a speciality «engineer-economist» and then worked in a factory, but now as an economist. Many years ago, in 2009, he, already being a famous politician, graduate of the Moscow state University, specialty «Management».
In the mid-nineties, Novak became the head of the financial Department of the Nadezhdinsky plant. In 1997, he worked as a head of settlement operations, and in the same year became head of the Department of tax planning of JSC.
Since 1999, Novak was Deputy Director and head of the division of labor. Since 2000 he worked as Deputy HR Director at «Norilsk mining and metallurgical combine».
In spring 2000 Novak, according to a rumor from the media, «on the recommendation» Alexander Khloponin, who headed in the second half of the nineties, Norilsk Nickel, was approved for the position of Deputy head of Norilsk for solving financial and economic problems. In the winter of that year Budargin (acting head of the city) has appointed Alexander as its first Deputy.
In 2002, Khloponin was Governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai on the results of the special election related to the death of Alexander Lebed – who was acting at the time of the Governor. In October of the same year, Khloponin appointed Alexander Novak, acting head of financial management of administration of Krasnodar region.
Novak continued to move through the ranks and soon became head of the Department of Finance and administration of Krasnodar region. In 2003, he did not leave the place of head of financial management, was the Deputy Governor of the region. In the process, Novak has been monitoring financial discipline and the problems of formation and execution of the budget.
In the media it was noted that during the work of Novak Krasnoyarsk Krai able to solve many problems of the budget deficit and became one of the first regions, where they began to approve the local budget for a three-year period.
In June 2007, Alexander became the main Deputy Governor, is responsible for the functioning of economic sectors of the region, economic and social development.
In 2007, by order of the Minister of Finance Alexei Kudrin, he was awarded a diploma and a commendation.
The Ministry of energy
In Moscow for the seat of Deputy Finance Minister Novak personally invited Kudrin. He needed «a neutral person» in the office who could selflessly to address the issue of spending Federal funds for the support of the largest manufacturers. Novak again, not without the patronage of Khloponin, who put forward his candidacy for the post.
In this position Alexander has established itself as solely technical, a conscientious artist and never showed the desire to get as much power. This neutrality in the future contribute to its establishment by the Minister of energy, his fairness to other participants in the energy market will be acceptable to all stakeholders.
In the fall of 2008, Alexander was invited to the Commission on improving the electricity sector, the head of which was Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin (as its Chairman) and the Minister of energy Sergey Shmatko (he was Deputy Sechin). In spring 2009, Alexander became a member of the Council for the development of the medical industry, also operates under the direction of Sechin.
In early 2010, when Khloponin was promoted through the ranks and became Deputy Prime Minister in the North Caucasian Federal district, Boris Gryzlov, for the vacant post of head of the Krasnoyarsk territory proposed to President Dmitry Medvedev to consider akbulatova, Novak and Smith. As a result, the position was approved by recent.
Winter 2012 Alexander Novak was invited to a working group which was engaged in preparation of offers on creation of system «the open government». 21 may of the same year, Vladimir Putin again became President of Russia, did Novak Minister of energy of the Russian Federation. The former boss Novak Olga Golodets became Vice Prime Minister.
In the media the appointment of Novak called a surprise, because it is not associated with energy. It’s Putin’s decision was due to the attempt at an unbiased choice of the person who would be able to help the Ministry of energy to negotiate sometimes conflicting interests of oil, electricity and gas companies.
At the end of 2016 Alexander Novak continues his work as Finance Minister.
Personal life Alexander Novak
With his wife Larisa Alexander Novak met in Norilsk at the Nadezhda plant. They have children in 1997 was born the daughter Alina, and according to official sources, the couple has a second child, which mentions in the media is not found. Wife older than husband for one year.
Parents Alexander Novak, according to information from open sources in 2012, is alive and well in Sochi. In addition, the media mentioned his sister Marina Novak (she is older than Alexander for 4 years), works in Sochi in an expensive hotel of Oleg Deripaska.
Alexander scored a schoolgirl crush – he still enjoys basketball and from time to time involved in friendly matches. The Minister maintains a healthy lifestyle, loves to read books.