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Polyus’ investor relations & ESG communications recognized by the global investor community

PJSC Polyus (“Polyus” or the “Company”) has been presented with awards in several categories in the Moscow Exchange and Institutional Investor Awards:

  • Polyus won the Best Corporate by Large Cap Investor Relations Russia 2020
  • Polyus also achieved second place for Best Corporate in ESG Russia 2020
  • Mikhail Stiskin, Polyus’ Senior Vice President, Finance and Strategy, was awarded third place in the Best CFO in Russia 2020 category
  • Victor Drozdov, Polyus’ Director of Business Communications and Investor Relations, was named Russia’s Best IR Professional 2020.

The annual Moscow Exchange and Institutional Investor Awards aim to encourage and celebrate the transparency and quality of investor communications. The awards are based on a survey of global investors and analysts carried out by Institutional Investor, a leading global publication covering international finance. The event is among the most highly-regarded investor relations awards in Russia.

Pavel Grachev, Chief Executive Officer of Polyus, commented:

I am delighted that Polyus has received these prestigious awards from the Moscow Exchange and Institutional Investor. This is a testament to the Company’s commitment and efforts in the area of investor engagement. It is especially valuable to be recognised for our efforts in challenging times like these, when we have to maintain proactive engagement with investors despite the travel restrictions, while also facing increased scrutiny from their side amid the COVID-19 pandemic.


Polyus is the world’s fourth-largest gold mining company by production volumes and one of two gold miners with the largest attributable gold reserves. The company demonstrates the lowest production costs among major global gold producers. Its principal operations are located in Siberia and the Russian Far East: Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk and Magadan regions and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).


Investor and Media contact
Victor Drozdov, Director, Business Communications & Investor Relations Department
+7 (495) 641 33 77