Alexey Rakhmanov was born on July 18, 1964. In 1986, he graduated from the Nizhny Novgorod Polytechnic Institute with a degree in mechanical engineering. In 2003, he graduated from the School of Business at the University of Chicago with a degree of Master of Business Administration. In the early stages of his career, he held various positions in the public and private entities. In 1996, he joined international auditing and consulting firm Ernst & Young, where he worked until 2002. Between 2002 and 2008 he served as Director for Strategy and Business Development at JSC Severstal-Auto. In July 2008, he was appointed as a Director of the Department of Automotive Industry and Agricultural Machinery at Russia’s Ministry of Industry and Trade, and in March 2012 – as a Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade in charge of Shipbuilding, Automotive and other industries. He has been appointed as a President of the United Shipbuilding Corporation in June 2014.
Alexey Rakhmanov is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the St. Petersburg State Marine Technical University (SPbSMTU), Chairman of the Shipbuilding Industry and Marine Equipment Committee of the Russian Engineering Union, Member of the Russian Engineering Union Management Board, Cochairman of the Russian-Finnish Business Council, and Chairman of the Russia-South Korea Business Council.