«Security is the foundation of civilization. Safety gives confidence, strength and freedom – freedom of choice, of scientific and creative thought, freedom to reach up to one’s potential – all of which is indespensable for the successful development of a person, of a company, of a country.»
Valery Freis has been RUSAL’s Director for Security since February 2008. He is responsible for managing and enhancing the company's security system, as well as developing a strategy for protecting the company’s employees, economic interests, reputation and business processes.
Prior to joining RUSAL, Valery Freis was Deputy General Director for Security at ОАО Irkutskenergo and Chairman of the Board of Directors of several companies. Between 1996 and 2001, he was Deputy General Director for Security at ОАО Ust-Ulimsk Timber Processing Complex. From 1989 through 1996, Valery Freis was General Director of Lestorgurs. Earlier he served in the Combating the Theft of Socialist Property Agency of the Ministry of the Interior of the Russian Federation.
Valery Freis graduated from the Kuybyshev Planning Institute and underwent training in the Academy of National Economy of the Russian Federation Government.