Bruce K. Misamore

Ex-Chief Financial Officer
YUKOS Oil Company

From early 2001 until the end of 2005, Mr. Misamore was the Chief Financial Officer of YUKOS Oil Company in Moscow, Russia, and served as a member of the YUKOS Management Committee. YUKOS was the then largest Russian oil company and the 4th largest oil producing company in the world with over 110,000 employees.  For periods during that time he was Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee and a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors.

Prior to joining YUKOS, Mr. Misamore had been Senior Vice President – Finance and Treasurer of PennzEnergy Company.  Mr. Misamore’s prior positions also included Vice President and Treasurer of Pennzoil Company, various middle and upper middle financial management financial positions with Marathon Oil Company/USX Corporation, investment portfolio management for a large trust company and teaching finance at Bowling Green State University (BGSU).

Mr. Misamore has been a YUKOS representative to the World Economic Forum, a member of the Board of the US-Russia Business Council, the Board of the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland and the Supervisory Board of Mazeikiu Nafta in Lithuania.  He is a member of Financial Executives International, and is on the Board of its Houston Chapter and the Board of its FEI Scholarship Foundation, and serves as a Director of Compudopt in Houston, a charitable organization providing upgraded used computers to needy students.

In 2004 he was named the top CEO/CFO in Russia for investor relations by IR magazine, and was recognized as an Outstanding Graduate of BGSU.   An active alumnus of BGSU, he is a member of its President’s Club, the Dean’s Council of the College of Business, has served on the Board, the Executive Committee and was Treasurer of the BGSU Foundation and was a member of the Campaign Steering Committee for the most recent BGSU fund raising campaign.

He earned both his BSBA in finance in 1972 and his MBA in 1973 from BGSU.  Mr. Misamore was born in Findlay, Ohio in 1950.