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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016


Communications Ministry

Dmitry Milovantsev has been appointed deputy communications minister.

Since March he has worked as manager in charge of the government"s Electronic Russia program aimed at boosting information technology in the country.


Alexei Yashin has been appointed head of the debt instruments department at the Region investment company.

He will be responsible for organizing the department"s work as well as developing and launching Region"s new products.

Yashin was formerly manager of the stock market section at the Lukoil-Reserve-Invest brokerage.


Dmitry Chervakov has been appointed deputy general director of the Progress-Garant insurance company, part of the Progress group.

From October 1999 to October 2002 he was general director of the Renaissance Insurance group. Before that he was deputy head of Ingosstrakh"s department for reinsurance. From 1991 to 1998 Chervakov was head of the reinsurance department at Rossia.

Pavel Golovach has been appointed financial director at Progress-Garant.

He was earlier financial director with Bayer (Aventis) CropScience, selling plant protection chemicals. In 2000 he worked as financial director at Renaissance.


Garry Wilson has been appointed general director of the SladKo confectionary company, replacing Fabrice Duvey, who returned to the post of financial director.

Wilson has 25 years of experience in management positions at international majors such as Coca-Cola and has experience working in the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Also at SladKo, Alexander Mikhailov has been appointed director for production; Dmitry Shabanov has been appointed director for sales and marketing; and Mikhail Goncharov has been appointed general sales manager.

Mikhailov earlier worked as technical director of the Yantar brewery in Nikolayev, Ukraine, part of Sun Interbrew Ukraine. From 1996 to 2000, he was a manager for Coca-Cola in Belarus and Ukraine.

Shabanov earlier worked as sales director for the Slavutich brewery in Ukraine. Before that he was a national manager for sales with Coca-Cola in Ukraine.

Goncharov earlier worked as a chief sales manager with Coca-Cola in Samara. In 1999 he was appointed production director.


Alexei Terentyev has been appointed general director of the Verysell telecommunications company, part of the Verysell group.

He earlier worked as general director and vice president for computers at DPI.


Sergei Shvedov has been appointed chief technology officer at Scala Business Solutions.

He had been senior vice president of research and development since 2000. He was appointed to the management board in 2001.

Shvedov has been involved in the software industry since 1980 and has experience in design, development, sales and implementation of software packages for mainframes, minicomputers and personal computers.

Jones Lang LaSalle

Anton Anitsev has been appointed consultant with the corporate solutions team at the Jones Lang LaSalle real estate company.

He previously headed the business development section of Arcadis Group CIS, participating in the implementation of a number of World Bank- and European Union-funded projects in Russia.

Transtelekom DV

Sergei Khabarov has been appointed general director at Khabarovsk-based Transtelekom DV.

He earlier held the post of commercial director.

Before joining Transtelekom DV, Khabarov was assistant to the general director and secretary of the Elektrozvyaz Khabarovsk board of directors.


Gamid Kostoyev has been appointed director of marketing for SAP CIS and Baltics.

He worked as director for marketing at Microsoft since 1997. Before that he was a marketing manager and vice president of marketing at IBS.

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