27 Nov 2023 18:27

Director of dept for regulating agro markets at Russian Agriculture Ministry Titov appointed deputy minister

MOSCOW. Nov 27 (Interfax) - Maxim Titov, director of the department for regulating agricultural markets at Russia's Agriculture Ministry, who came to the ministry from Russian Agricultural Bank (Rosselkhozbank), has been appointed as a new deputy minister at the ministry.

Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin approved the instruction on appointing Titov on November 24, and the document was published on the pravo.gov.ru website.

Mishustin on the same day relieved Ivan Lebedev from the post of deputy agriculture minister upon Lebedev's request. Lebedev had worked at the Agriculture Ministry for more than seven years as state secretary/deputy minister, and was a deputy minister from November 30, 2022.

Titov was born in Uzbekistan, and graduated from the Financial Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation. From 2007 to 2011, he worked in various commercial structures. In April 2011, Titov began working at Rosselkhozbank, where he held various positions, from department head to deputy director of the large business department. Titov became director of the department for regulating agricultural markets at the Agriculture Ministry in 2019.