GAZ Group President
Mr. Sorokin is a graduate of Gorky Technical Institute in machine-tool building technology. Later he completed an MBA course at Harvard (USA). He is a member of the International Quality Professionals Guild.
Vadim Sorokin started his career as a design technician. He is an author of 31 patents and has been recognized as the best inventor of the Nizhny Novgorod region.
Starting as design engineer in 1978 Mr. Sorokin made his way up to becoming CEO of a large production facility. In 1993 he was appointed chief of Russian-US JV Instrum-Rand which under Mr. Sorokin’s leadership was reorganized into Ingersoll-Rand OJSC, the Russian branch of a US-based transnational manufacturing corporation.
In 2008 Mr. Sorokin joined GAZ Group as first deputy chairman of the management board.
Since 2009 he has been director of GAZ Group’s Light Commercial and Passenger Vehicles division.
Appointed GAZ Group President since 2014.
He is a holder of honourary titles “Best inventor of the Nizhny Novgorod region” and “Russia’s best manager”.
Acting Logistics Director
Director of GAZ Group Bus Division
Director of Production System Development of GAZ Group
Resource Protection Director of GAZ Group
Quality director of GAZ Group
Director for Strategic HR Development and Corporate Culture of GAZ Group
Vice-President for PR&GR of GAZ Group
IT Director of GAZ Group
COO of GAZ Group
Director of AC Division – Managing Director of GAZ OJSC
Director of Powertrain Division
Global Business Development Director
Finance Director of GAZ Group
Corporate Sales Development Director of GAZ Group
Director for Motivation Policy and Operative HR Management of GAZ Group
Director for Strategic Development of GAZ Group, Director of Light Commercial and Passenger Vehicle Division of GAZ Group
Director of the Internal Audit Service of GAZ Group
Purchasing Director of GAZ Group
Director of Truck Division – General Director of the Ural Truck Plant
General Director of the United Engineering Center
Legal Director of GAZ Group
Chairman of the Board, OJSC GAZ, Chairman of the Board, Russian Machines
Siegfried Wolf was born 1957 in Austria. Prior to joining Magna, he worked for Philips, VMW (metallurgy), Hirtenberger AG (equipment manufacturer).
Siegfried Wolf worked in Magna since 1994, rising in 1995 to President of Magna Europe. In 1999 he joined the Board of Directors of Magna International. In 2001 Wolf became Head of Magna-Steyr, the European division of Magna. Between 2002 and 2005 he was simultaneously Executive Vice Chairman of Magna International Inc. In April 2005 Siegfried Wolf became Co-CEO of Magna International.
In 2008 Siegfried Wolf joined the Board of Directors of GAZ Group and in 2010 became its Chairman.
Siegfried Wolf sits on the boards of a number of major international companies, such as Continental AG, MIBA AG, and Schaeffler AG.
Chief Executive Officer, Russian Machines
Head of Human Resources, Basic Element Company
PR&GR Director, Russian Machines
Member of the Board of Directors of OJSC GAZ
Member of the Board of Directors, Russian Machines
Nizhny Novgorod Region Governor
First Deputy of the President and Chairman of the Management Board of Bank of Moscow OJSC, VTB Group;
President, GAZ Group