New Job for Putin's Cousin

Igor Putin, a cousin to Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, has quit his job at Masterbank, which he took in September, to become CEO of oil and gas pipe company Surguttruboprovodstroi, he told Kommersant.

Igor Putin, 57, told the daily that he had traded a vice president’s seat at Masterbank for his new job because he is familiar with the oil equipment industry, having spent five years at the Volgaburmash company, which produces oil drills.


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