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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016


Bech-Bruun Dragsted

Inga Chakhnazarova has been hired as a senior lawyer at the international law firm Bech-Bruun Dragsted.

Chakhnazarova graduated from the law faculty at St. Petersburg State University in 1998, and spent four years working as an associate at the Helsinki office of Hannes Snellman Attorneys at Law.

She then worked as an associate at the Moscow office of White & Case LLC for two years. Chakhnazarova has substantial experience in advising multinationals in real estate and M&A/joint ventures, as well as regulatory issues.

Russin & Vecchi

Natalia Prisekina, director of the Vladivostok office of Russin & Vecchi LLP, International Legal Counsellors, has become a partner in the firm's Russian practice group.


Graham Pollard has been appointed CEO of Consolidated Communications. Pollard has more than 20 years' experience working for and with international telecommunications companies.

He is the former CEO of TTG Netherlands and Belgium -- part of TTG Europe -- where he was responsible for all aspects of company operations and had main board responsibility for fixed-line sales and the company's IT functions.

Troika Dialog

Zoltan Szalai has become executive director of investment banking at Troika Dialog.

Szalai has more than 10 years' experience of working in corporate finance.

Before joining Troika, he spent four years at ING, first as vice president of the London office and then as director of investment banking in Moscow, specializing in M&A and IPOs. During his tenure, he took part in numerous high-profile transactions.

Szalai is a graduate of the Budapest University of Economics and a chartered certified accountant.

Oriflame Cosmetics

Magnus Brannstrom has been named CEO of Oriflame Cosmetics. He has worked at Oriflame since 1997. Since 2001, he has served as regional director for the CIS, the Baltics and Asia, prior to which he was head of Oriflame-Russia and regional director for the CIS.

Johan Rosenberg has been named the new regional director for the CIS and the Baltics.

He has worked at Oriflame since 1996, starting as an operations manager in the Baltics, after which he was posted to Moscow as a regional sales manager.

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