General Director

Albert Shigaboutdinov

General Director of PSC “TAIF”

Albert Kashafovich Shigaboutdinov was born in 1952.

After graduation from Kazan Aironautical Institute in 1976, he started as an engineer in the Special Construction Department SKB-5 (later Scientific & Research Laboratory No47).

Since 1979, had worked as the Deputy General Director of the state owned farm “Narmonskij”, then as the Head of department and later on as the Deputy General Director of the Regional Food Trade Association of Baumanskij District of Kazan (“Baumanskij Raipishchetorg”).

Since 1986 had worked as the Head of the machine and vehicle station of “Tatrybprom” (Tatar fish production sector), and then, from 1987 till 1991, as the Deputy General Director for building, sales and supply.

In 1991 he was appointed as the General Director of the Foreign Trade Research and Production Association “Kazan” (VTNPO “Kazan”).

Since 1995, has been the General Director of PSC “TAIF”.

Public and state awards, rewards and diplomas

As for the 2000-year results, “TAIF” Company was awarded the Gold Medal of the International Association of Assistance to National Development (Paris, France) for the merits of A.K. Shigaboutdinov in the strategic management of the Company.

Albert Shigaboutdinov is the corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences named after V.I. Vernadskij that keeps up and extends the best traditions of the Russian academic and art society.

In December 2001, Albert Shigaboutdinov, General Director of PSC “TAIF”, was titled as an Academician of the International Academy of Real Economy.

In November 2002, General Director of PSC “TAIF”, A. K. Shigaboutdinov, was titled “Honored Economist of the Republic of Tatarstan” under the Decree of the Tatarstan President.

In June 2003, PSC “TAIF” and its General Director, A.K. Shigaboutdinov, were awarded the Golden Medal of Russian-Swiss Business Club for spotless business reputation.

According to the results of 2003, General Director of PSC “TAIF”, A.K. Shigaboutdinov, was awarded the title of laureate of the Russian National Prize “Rossijskie Sozidateli” (‘Russian Creators”) in the nomination “Investments into Building and Construction” on the first official ceremony. Albert Shigaboutdinov was awarded a certificate and a statuette.

In December 2004, General Director of PSC “TAIF” Albert K. Shigaboutdinov was awarded a Diploma and the Medal of Peter the Great “For Labor Valor”.

General Director of PSC «TAIF» Albert Shigaboutdinov became the winner of the Tatarstan public contest "Executive of the Year 2005" in the nomination “For investment activity".

In 2005 – awarded the medal “In memory of the 1000th anniversary of Kazan”.

In 2007 – awarded the medal “For Valorous Labor” by the Decree of the President of the RT for valuable contribution to the social and economic development of the Republic of Tatarstan and fruitful years of work.

In 2008 – awarded the Honor Badge “For assistance to the MVD* of Russia” (* MVD – Ministry of Internal Affairs). A respective order was issued by the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation Rashid Nurgaliev.

In 2009, was awarded the Letter of Appreciation of the Cabinet of Ministers of the RT and the badge of honor “Chairman, Board of Directors, Tattelecom OJSC, 2005-2009”. By the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation he was awarded the Prize of the Russian Federation Government 2008 in the field of science and engineering and also the title “Laureate of the Prize of the Russian Federation Government in the Field of Science and Engineering”.

In February 2012, he became the laureate of the Eleventh International Prize “Person of the Year” in the category “For Successful Business Strategy”.


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