“Maxim Liksutov has been appointed the new Head of the Transport and Road Infrastructure Development Department, replacing Nikolai Lyamov, who has been appointed Deputy Mayor for Transport Affairs,” Sergei Sobyanin confirmed at a Moscow government meeting. From 18 January 2011 Nikolai Lyamov held two posts – Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Transport Affairs and Head of the Transport and Road Infrastructure Development Department.
Maxim Liksutov was born on 16 July 1976 in the town of Loksa in Estonia. He graduated from Plekhanov Russian University of Economics in 2007. From 1999 to 2011, he was the President of MTC UniTrans. In 2002 Mr Liksutov headed the WorldWide Invest AS representative office. Between 2005 and 2008, he served the Managing Director of TransGroup Finance and Investment. From 2009 to 2010, he was CEO of Aeroexpress, as well as a member of the Boards of TransContainer and Freignt One. Currently, Maxim is a member of the Aeroexpress Board of Directors and Chairman of the Board of Directors of TransGroup AS. Starting from 29 April 2011, Maxim Liksutov held the post of Mayoral Advisor for Transport and Road Infrastructure Development.