|Preceded by Leonid Potapov|
Role Political figure
Name Vyacheslav Nagovitsyn
|Profession Mechanical Engineer|
Political party United Russia
Party United Russia
|Born March 2, 1956 (age 59)
Glazov, Udmurt ASSR, RSFSR, USSR (1956-03-02) |
Education Tomsk Polytechnic University
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Vyacheslav Vladimirovich Nagovitsyn (Russian: Вячесла́в Влади́мирович Нагови́цын; Buryat: Вячеслаав Наговиицын, Wyaçĭesláw Nagowícïn); born March 2, 1956 in Glazov, Udmurt ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union) is the former Head of the Republic of Buryatia, a federal subject of Russia. He held the office from July 10, 2007 to February 7, 2017. Nagovitsyn is a member of the United Russia party and resigned from office after he decided against running for a third term.
Nagovitsyn was born in Glazov, a village in Udmurtia. He spent most of his life in Tomsk. In 1978, he graduated from Tomsk Polytechnical Institute, specialising in Mechanical Engineering. He had, during university, received higher education in economics. Nagovistyn took a series of low paying jobs until he was employed as an engineer. In 1986 he was appointed as the chief engineer of a factory in Tomsk, later becoming the general director. He began his political career in December 1999, when he became Mayor of Tomsk for a short period of time. Since 2002 he has been the Chairman of the Co-ordination Council Forestry and Agriculture. In 2007 he was nominated and elected president of Buryatia.
He is married and has two sons and one daughter. He also has two grandchildren.