VLP Group headed by Anton Zebants

Today Alexander Churkin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC “Vologda Forest Industries Group”, presented the new General Director to the team. He became Anton Zebants.

Anton Josef has a great experience in industrial sphere, including timber industry. Before coming to VLP, he was the head of the EGGER Drevprodukt Gagarin plant for 5 years, a subsidiary of the EGGER Group (Austria), which is among the world’s leading companies in wood processing.

Anton Zebants, General Director of JSC “Vologda Timber Group”:
“From the windows of our house in Austria we could see a sawmill and a metallurgical plant. This determined my professional future. I worked 6 years in Donbass, including Alchevsk, a few years in Evraz Group in Moscow and in Siberia. The last 5 years in Smolensk region. Coming to VLP is a big challenge for me. There is a strong team here, a serious technological base and excellent traditions. I am sure that my experience will give a new impetus to the company’s development”.

Alexander Churkin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of JSC “Vologda Timber Group”:
“Last year showed us that changes are imminent. We understand where to go. A new manager came from the world’s largest companies. Now we are simply doomed to fulfill all our plans. I wish Anton Josef and our entire team good luck”.
Anton Sebants was born in Austria. He became a citizen of the Russian Federation in 2022.