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Big Bratsk

Ilim Group Management Meets City Mayor in Bratsk

21.07.2011

Brian McDonald, Deputy CEO of Ilim Group, met with Konstantin Klimov, Bratsk City Mayor, in Bratsk. The meeting was also attended by Alexander Tuikov, Acting Head of the City Administration, Vladimir Slavutsky, Deputy CEO of Ilim Group, and Vladimir Sokolovsky, Managing Director Bratsk industrial site. The parties discussed Bratsk Mill upgrades and social partnership.

Brian McDonald reported on Big Bratsk progress and explained that project will upgrade the process and significantly improve the local environment. One of the highlights of the meeting was discussion of the possibility for Ilim Group to conclude an environmental agreement with the Bratsk City Administration. The purpose of the agreement is to document Ilim Group's commitments to reduce emissions after the upgrade.

After the meeting was over, Brian McDonald, Deputy CEO of Ilim Group, commented. "I am happy that Ilim Group has operations in Bratsk. USD 700 million we are investing is only a part of our overall contribution to city development. I am pleased that we have reached an understanding with the Bratsk City Administration.