Born on August 30, 1967 in Cherepovets in Vologda Region
Graduated from Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys, specializing in “Electric drive and automation of the industrial plants and technical complexes” in 1992. Got an MBA degree in 2001 in Northrumbia University Business School (Newcastle, Great Britain).
Started to his work for the Severstal (then — Cherepovets Metallurgical Industrial Complex) before entering the institute. After graduation he was appointed head of the division working on the relations with young people. In 1993 he was appointed commercial manager, and then — CEO of Severstal-Invest. In 1997 he became sales director of JSC Severstal. As the sales director he established current JSC Severstal’s system of home and export sales. Since 2001 he has been the deputy CEO of JSC Severstal.
Since 2002 he is holding the position of the deputy CEO of Severstal-Group, being also the CEO of JSC Severstal-Auto. He is the chairman of boards of directors of JSC Ulyanovsk Automobile Plant, JSC Zavolzhskiy Motor Plant, JSC Cherepovetsk Steel-Rolling Factory and JSC Orlov Steel-Rolling Factory.
Since 1996 until 2000 he was the member of the town council in Cherepovets. Since July 2002 he is the chairman of the Board of CEO’s of the Volga Federal Privolzhskiy District, since March 2003 he is — the chairman of the board of directors of Russian Automobile Producers Association, the largest fund of automobile industry in Russia.
From October, 2012 till May, 2019 he was the Director General of UAZ, LLC.
On June 10, 2019 Vadim Shvetsov was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors by the decision of the Board of Directors of SOLLERS PJSC.
He has been awarded the Order for Service to the Motherland 2nd degree.
Fluent in English.
Interests: racing, particularly in motor-racing, and plane’s piloting.