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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016



Alexander Sandomirsky has been appointed Transtelecom"s senior vice president responsible for commercial politics, replacing Lee Sparkman, who has left to work at Iridium.

Sandomirsky earlier worked as deputy general director at the MTU-Inform communications company and before that worked at Central Telegraph.

U.S. State Department

Lawrence Wright has been appointed deputy executive director of the U.S. State Department"s International Science and Technology Center in Moscow.

Wright previously worked as country director for Science Applications International Corp.


Derek Weaving has been appointed director of utilities research at United Financial Group.

Weaving earlier was head of emerging Europe energy research for Deutsche Bank. He has advised Unified Energy Systems chief Anatoly Chubais and Yukos chief Mikhail Khodorkovsky.

Alfa Bank

Igor Sogin has been appointed to the newly created position of director for the development of credit products at Alfa Bank.

Sogin has headed the Nizhny Novgorod division of Alfa Bank since 1999 and before that headed the Nizhny Novgorod division of Inkombank.

Ernst & Young

Zachary Haberer has been named chief information officer for the CIS at Ernst & Young"s Moscow office.

Haberer worked as director for technology at Arthur Andersen in Moscow from 1996 to 1998.


Sergei Glushchenko has been appointed to the newly created post of acting managing director at the Prospect investment fund.

Glushchenko worked as manager of the corporate securities department at Deutsche Bank from 2000 to 2001 and earlier worked as a trader at Morgan Grenfell Securities from 1998 to 2000.


Yury Gorvits has been appointed director of the education department at Apple in Russia.

Gorvits earlier worked as director for scientific work at the Computers and Childhood association.

Lyudmila Goncharuk has been appointed manager of the retail department at Apple in Russia.

Goncharuk was previously manager of the advertising department at Algorithm Group.

AVK Securities

Svetlana Galchenko has been appointed executive director at AVK Securities & Finance.

Since April 200, Galchenko has served as deputy chairman of the National Association of Market Participants" depositary operation committee.

Galchenko joined AVK Securities & Finance in 1995 as an accountant. She was promoted to head accountant and later deputy general director. She became head of accounts in March 2000.

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