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Sergey Dokuchaev was awarded a medal of the Order of Merit for the Motherland

The founding shareholder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of GV Gold (Vysochaishy, PJSC), Sergey Vladimirovich Dokuchaev, was awarded a second-class medal of the Order of Merit for the Motherland, for labor achievements and many years of conscientious work for the benefit of the country and the gold mining industry (Decree of the President of the Russian Federation No. 525 dated September 10, 2021 “On rewarding with State awards of the Russian Federation”).

Sergey Vladimirovich Dokuchaev has thirty years of senior management experience working in the large-scale financial and industrial organizations of the country. In 1998, under his direct leadership, Vysochaishy, PJSC was founded, commencing its activities with development of the Golets Vysochaishy gold deposit in the Bodaibo district of the Irkutsk region.

Starting from 2008, GV Gold has been in the TOP-10 Russian gold mining companies, consistently implementing its investment programs and increasing production facilities. Today, the Company is one of the largest gold mining companies and includes the production assets in the territory of Siberia and the Far East with a total processing capacity of c. 10.5 Mt of ore p.a.

GV Gold continuously improves technologies and introduces best practices operating in adverse climatic conditions. Special attention is paid to environmental protection aspects: operation is carried out taking into account the need for the most rational and safe use of nonrenewable natural resources and minimizing adverse environmental impacts.

Company Profile

GV Gold (Vysochaishy, PJSC) is one of the largest and fastest growing Russian gold mining companies. It develops open pit deposits and washes gold at the country’s largest alluvial deposit. In 2020, its assets produced 272 koz of gold.

The Company’s key operating assets and projects are located in the Irkutsk Region and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). The Company operates four mines with a total capacity of 10.5 Mtpa of ore and holds 40 mining and exploration licenses.

GV Gold boasts an extensive resource base, with JORC reserves and resources estimated at 5.3 Moz and 10.8 Moz, respectively as of 01.01.2021.