Olga Naumova has taken over as general director of the Russian Fishery Company. Outgoing general director Viktor Litvinenko maintains a role within the company’s management and will continue to direct a number of RFC subsidiary companies.
Olga Naumova has had a seat on the boards of RFC and Russian Crab since November 2019, and will continue in this role at Russian Crab.
‘RFC’s ambition is to become the world’s largest and most efficient company harvesting wild white fish within five years. Olga Naumova’s main objectives as General Director present the company’s key strategic priorities – commissioning of a modern fishing fleet, transition to high value-added production and sales development, improvement of efficiency of key functions and growth of productivity, as well as the company’s compliance with the highest global standards of environmental, social and corporate governance,’ said RFC chairman Gleb Frank.
‘In making this decision we took into account, among other things, Olga Naumova’s experience in retail. I am sure that under her leadership, RFC will be able to significantly expand the sale markets for high value-added products manufactured by the new fleet.’
A graduate of Lomonosov Moscow State University, from 2001 to 2013 Olga Naumova held executive positions in the structures of Severstal and NLMC groups. From 2013, she headed the Pyatyorochka retail chain (X5 Retail Group) for five years, achieving significant business transformation and market leadership, and then headed the Magnit retail chain.
From October 2019 to April 2021, she was general director of logistics company Lorus and deputy general director of Sollers PJSC. From May 2021 to January 2022, she headed the Eastern Union, an association of leading retailers in the Far East and Siberia.