Born in 1954.
Graduated with distinction from the University of Alaska.
Has the Letter of Acknowledgement from the President of the Russian Federation, was awarded with the Order of Friendship.
From 1979 to 1993 – held various management positions on drilling and production projects in the Arctic region of Alaska.
From 1993 to 1997 – worked on oil projects in Yemen, Algeria, Australia, Thailand, Japan, Angola, Azerbaijan, and Turkmenistan.
From 1997 to October 2012 – held various management positions on the Sakhalin 1 project in his capacity as Vice President at ExxonMobil Russia Inc.
Since October – Vice President, since march 2013 – Vice President for Offshore Projects at Rosneft, since November 2012 – member of the Management Board.
Zeljko Runje holds a seat in the boards of several organizations.
Zeljko Runje holds 377,318 shares in Rosneft (0.0036% of the share capital).