Andrey A. Kozitsyn was born in Verkhnyaya Pyshma, Sverdlovsk region (Russia, USSR)
Graduated from the Sverdlovsk Mining and Metallurgical College
Started to work for “Uralelektromed” as an electrical mechanic
Returned to “Uralelectromed”. Gradually improved his career until the position of CEO of the factory in 1995, which he held till 2002.
Graduated from Metallurgy Faculty of Ural Technical University (now - Ural Federal University). Doctor of Economics.
Mr. Kozitsyn became one of the co-founders of Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company, and tool the position of CEO.
The Honorary consul of Austria in Ekaterinburg.
Mr. Kozitsyn also holds positions in various NGO’s, sport and charity organizations. He has a number of state and church awards and titles of a honorary citizen of Verkhnyaya Pyshma town and Ekaterinburg city.
Hobbies: history of Russia, sport, hunting.