Senior HR professional with 25+ years of executive management and entrepreneurial experience in business development, operations management, finance and accounting, HR development; with sound expertise in the design and implementation of executive search and management recruitment projects for major Russian and multinationals companies.
I have been working as a Managing Partner and CEO at AVENIR GROUP since 1997, focusing on the international and in-country executive search projects, sales and marketing, strategy and business development.
I spent my early career years with INKOMBANK, one of the first commercial banking institutions in Russia. Since 1995 I worked as a Financial Planning Manager and later as a Head of Group Accounting with SFAT Joint Stock Company, a major international railway transportation operator. In 1997 I joined ARMSTRONG WORLD INDUSTRIES, INC. as the Financial Manager and Credit Controller. I have produced many professional publications in management and human resources development. I obtained an MBA with the AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS (AIBEc) in 2004. I am also a certified Finance and Accounting expert. I speak Russian and English and used to working in multinational, multicultural environments.