Levitin Igor

Advisor to the Russian President
Born on February 21, 1952, in Tsebrikovo, Odessa Region, Ukraine.
1973 –  graduated from the Railway Corps and Military Transport School, Leningrad (now St Petersburg).
1983 –  graduated from the Military Logistics Support and Transport Academy with a degree in Railway Engineering.
1973-1976 –  served on the Transdnestr Railway in the Odessa Military District.
1976-1980 –  served in the South Army Group.
1983-1985 –  Military Commandant of a railway section and Urgal station on the Baikal-Amur railway line (BAM).
1984 –  took part in driving the Golden Spike, when eastern and western sections of the BAM were linked.
1985-1994 –  Section Military Commandant, Head of a Military Transport Department and Deputy Head of Military Transport on the Moscow Railway.
1996-2004 –  employed at SeverStalTrans.
1998 –  Deputy CEO of SeverStalTrans; supervised the transport engineering sector, railway transport and seaport operations.
March 9, 2004 –  appointed Transport and Communications Minister.
May 20, 2004 –  appointed Transport Minister.
Since May 21, 2012 – Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation.
Since September 2, 2013 – Aide to the President of the Russian Federation.
Was a member of the Public Council of the Government Commission for the Railway Transport Reform.
Married, with a daughter.