1975, graduated from Irkutsk Institute of the National Economy
1975, worked at the Irkutsk Scientific Research Institute of Rare and Nonferrous
1980- worked at the Luch Experimental Industrial Association.
1983 - 1988 headed the Luch Experimental Industrial Association's office
in the GDR.
"Chemezov was then deputy general director of the Sovintersport Foreign
Trade Association for six years. It is still unclear how he
ended up at the Russian Federation president's Administration of Affairs,
where he headed the Foreign Economic Relations Administration.
It is known that Sergey Chemezov enjoys great support from both Pavel Borodin
and Aleksandr Voloshin." (Nezavisimaya Gazeta in Russian 29 Apr 00).
"In the fall of 1999 Sergey Chemezov was appointed general director of
Promeksport. He is an absolute unknown among arms traders,
but on the other hand he worked in the eighties with Vladimir Putin in
the GDR and in 1997 replaced Putin as the president's deputy for administration,
when Putin left because of promotion. In general, he is someone
whom the new premier totally trusted." (Kommersant 29 Apr 00).
Chemezov served as Promeksport Director until "Released …from his duties
as director-general of the federal state enterprise Promeksport in connection
with his transfer to other work." (Interfax in Russian 1723 GMT 4 Nov 00),
when Rosoboroneksport was created .]