MOSCOW, May 5 (Itar-Tass) — Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has nominated Vyacheslav Nagovitsyn for consideration of the parliament of the Republic of Buryatia to endorse him to be head of the republic, the Kremlin press service said on Saturday.
Nagovitsyn was born in the city of Glazov, Udmurtia, on March 2, 1956.
He graduated from the Tomsk Polytechnic Institute in 1978 as an engineer. In 1992, he graduated from the Russian government's Academy of National Economy as a high-category manager. After graduating from the institution of higher learning, he worked at the Tomsk instrument-making plant.
He was deputy head of the Tomsk regional administration from March 1998 to December 1999,
first deputy governor of the region and head of the Tomsk regional government from December 1999 to July 2007,
chairman of the coordinating council for forestry and the timber industrial complex Siberian Agreement since 2002.
Since July 10, 2007, Nagovitsyn has been President and Chairman of the Government of the Republic of Buryatia,
He is married and has two sons, a daughter and two grandchildren.