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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016



Nikoil has appointed Cormac Lynch as vice president and acting director of the investment bank.

Lynch, 38, has never worked in Russia before. Prior to his appointment at Nikoil, he held the post of acting director at UBS Warburg in New York.

He received a masters in business administration and finance from the Stanford University business school. Over the past 14 years, Lynch has worked in banking investment at other large companies, such as UBS Warburg, Salomon Smith Barney and Goldman Sachs.

Brunswick UBS Warburg

Brunswick UBS Warburg has announced the appointment of Peter Kizenko as a director on the Russian equities-trading desk. He is to begin work in mid-April.

Kizenko joins Brunswick UBS Warburg from Credit Suisse First Boston in London, where he also served as director of equities trading.

Brunswick UBS Warburg is a joint venture between Brunswick Group and UBS Warburg, a business group of UBS AG.


The American Medical Center has appointed Olga Mazurova as the new marketing director. She replaces Betsy Oztemel.

Before beginning work at AMC, Mazurova was public relations manager at Expert magazine. From 1992 to 1999, she worked as advertising manager at the Danish company Brandi & Schnipper.

Mazurova holds a degree from the philology department of the Moscow State Pedagogical University.


PricewaterhouseCoopers has announced that Richard Paterson, leader of the firm's energy industry practice in Russia and Europe, has been appointed leader of the global petroleum practice starting in April.

Keith Rowden, a senior energy partner previously based in Houston's PwC global energy practice headquarters, has relocated to Moscow to become the new leader of the Russian energy practice.

Paterson has led the Russian energy practice since April 1997. During this period it has become the largest energy industry practice among the Big 5 in Russia, and is the third-largest practice globally in PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Rowden, joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in Houston in 1979 and has spent his entire career working in the energy industry. He became a PricewaterhouseCoopers partner in 1990.


Denis Uvarov has been elected as a partner of the international law firm Linklaters.

He is the second Russian partner in the firm's Moscow office following the election last year of Dmitry Dobatkin.

Uvarov, 29, joined Linklaters in 1993 as a graduate from Moscow State University. He has worked for Linklaters in both Moscow and London and specializes in cross-border corporate and finance law.

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