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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016



Valery Makayev has been named deputy chairman of management at Dialog-Optim bank. His appointment has been approved by the Central Bank.

He began working at Dialog-Optim in 1999 as director of information technology, and until his recent appointment, he was an adviser to the board chairman.


Mikhail Khabarov has been named director of the strategic development department at Russian insurance company Rosno.

In 1993-94, he worked in the Metallurgy Ministry, and from 1994 to 1996, he was the ferrous metals manager for Inkombank.

From 1997 until his newest appointment, Khabarov worked as deputy general director for strategic development and investment at Magnitogorsk Steel.


Ivan Laiosh has been appointed first general director of the Angleterre hotel in St. Petersburg.

Laiosh began working in the hotel business in 1984 as a preparation cook. In 1993, he was named restaurant manager at the El San Juan hotel in Puerto Rico, then worked as restaurant manager at the Danubius Hotels Group in Budapest.

From 1997 until his present appointment, he served as managing director at the Hilton hotel in Budapest.

Navision CIS

Irina Lanina has been appointed marketing director at Navision CIS, which develops company management systems.

In 1997, Lanina began work at IT company Novell Inc.'s representative office in Moscow in the position of assistant manager of marketing, later becoming a specialist in marketing communications.

From 2000 until her recent appointment, she worked as marketing director for Microtest, a systems-integrating company.

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