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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016


Andersen Legal

 Sergey Koltchin has been appointed director of Andersen Legal's German desk in Russia.

Koltchin has worked for 10 years in Russia with Germany's BBLP Beiten Burkhardt Mittl & Wegener legal firm. He specializes in the steel, chemical and real estate sectors and has been involved in numerous foreign direct investment and cross-border transactions in the Urals and the Moscow region.

Koltchin also does extensive project and advisory work for German firms in various commercial activities.

Pervoye OVK

 Ilya Golovin, the first deputy chairman of management at Pervoe OVK bank, has left his post to work as deputy chairman of the Partnyor management company.

Alexei Grogorev will take over Golovin's duties at Pervoye, while Golovin will be responsible for settlement at Partnyor. Pervoye and shares owners with the companies controlled by Partnyor.

Since August 1999, Golovin has been a member of the Pervoye board of directors, later becoming first deputy management chairman.

He graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute.

Brunswick UBS

Paul Collison has been appointed senior oil and gas analyst at Brunswick UBS Warburg; he replaces Eric Vigerts, who has left the company.

Collison previously worked as a developing market oil analyst at UBS Warburg's London office. From 1996 to 2001, he was a vice president of JP Morgan.

From 1994 to 1996, Collison developed financial models for oil gas and petrochemical companies at Citicorp's corporate finance department.

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