President, Alcoa Russia
Member of the Board of Directors of Alcoa SMZ and Alcoa Metallurg Rus


Maxim Smirnov was born in 1965 in Moscow.

In 1987 Maxim graduated from Moscow State University (named after M. Lomonosov) where he specialized in planning.

In 1993-1996 he served as Manager for Financial and Business Planning in Mars company. In 1997 – Financial Controller, in 2000-2005 – Chief Financial Officer of Lafarge in Russia and CIS countries. In 2005-2009 – 1st Deputy General Manager / Chief Financial Officer of JSC Mondi Syktyvkarsky LPK.

In October 2009 Mr. Smirnov was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Alcoa Russia.

In September 2011 Maxim Smirnov was named Acting President, Alcoa Russia. 

In May 2012 Mr.Smirnov was appointed President, Alcoa Russia.