Management Board and President

The Company has a collective executive body, i.e. the Management Board, and a sole executive body, i.e. the President. The business address for each of members of the Management Board is 15, Dostoevskogo Street, St.-Petersbourg, 191002, Russian Federation. The business address for our sole executive body is 14, 1-st Tverskaya-Yamskaya Street, Moscow 125047, Russian Federation. The following senior managers play a significant role in the management:


Name Date of Birth Position Since
Sergey B. Kalugin(1) November 2, 1966. President – Chief Executive Officer March 2013
Kai–Uwe Mehlhorn June 30, 1966 Senior Vice President - Chief Financial Officer May 2013
Larisa S. Tkachuk November 21, 1976 Senior Vice President - Commercial Director May 2013
Alexander M. Tseitlin July 14, 1958 Senior Vice-President, Network Maintenance May 2013
Ivan I. Zima August 26, 1971 Senior Vice President of Telecommunications Network Development January 2012
Galina V. Rysakova May 9, 1967 Senior Vice President of Organizational
Development and Human Resources
July 2006
Andrey V. Cheglakov December 25,1966 Senior Vice President May 2013
Maria V. Florentyeva June 7,1969 Vice President June 2013
Alexander E. Abramkov October 13,1977 Vice President of Administration July 2013
Dmitry V.Sadkov October 23,1966 Vice President - Chief Information Officer June 2013
Alexander V. Maslov January 23,1963 Vice President June 2013
Alexander M. Rogovoy July 18, 1979 Executive Vice President October 2010
Vladimir K. Mironov July 29, 1956 Vice President August 2011
Anton Y. Kolpakov April 30, 1971 Vice-President – Director for macroregional
branch “Ural”
October 2013
Dmitry V. Proskura March 7, 1970 Vice-President – Director for macroregional
branch “Volga”
April 2011

The qualifications and certain other information for each senior manager are set out below:

Sergey Kalugin

Sergey Kalugin has held the position of President of Rostelecom since March 2013.

2009–2012 – CEO of National Telecommunications.
2009 – Managing Partner at WebMediaGroup.
2007–2008 – CEO of National Telecommunications.
2001–2007 – CEO of National Cable Networks.
2000–2001 – CEO of RTR Signal.

Sergey started his career as an economist at AB Incombank where he was promoted to Managing Director of Investments before becoming President of Inkom Capital, investment and financial services company.

He was born on 2nd November 1966 in Moscow.

Education: Degree in Economics from Lomonosov Moscow State University (1991).

Kai–Uwe Mehlhorn

Kai–Uwe Mehlhorn has held the position of Vice President since June 2013 and heads up the company’s financial and economic function.

2012 – CFO of KupiVip Holding (online retailer).
2009–2011 – Deputy CEO and CFO of Megafon.
2007–2008 – CFO of TELE2 Russia.
1992–2007 – worked in Siemens in the following positions: Company Representative in Eastern Europe for commercial and financial issues, Head of Commerce and Finance in Asia, Director of Department for Finance and Management of the Mobile Communications Sector, Vice President of Siemens Ltd. Information and Communication Mobile in Russia, CFO of ICM and First Vice President of Finance at Siemens Russia.

Kai–Uwe began his career in 1991 in Mannesmann Rexroth GmbH.

Education: Martin Luther University, Germany (1985), Degree in International Economic Relations from MGIMO (1992), Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School, Boston (2011).

Larisa Tkachuk

Larisa Tkachuk has held the position of Senior Vice President – Commercial Director of Rostelecom since May 2013.

April 2013 – Vice President of Rostelecom and head of the company’s commercial function.
2002– 2012 – Deputy CEO for Commerce at Megafon where she was responsible for developing and marketing of new hi–tech products.
May 2001 – Marketing Manager at RTDC (a Russian–American telecommunications holding company).
2001 – Head of Marketing Department at Ukrainian Mobile Communications (UMC). 1998–2001 – Head of UMC’s Business Analysis Team.

Larisa was born in Kiev.

Education: Degree in Industrial Marketing from National Technical University of Ukraine (1998).

Alexander Tseitlin

Alexander Tseitlin has held the position of Senior Vice President at Rostelecom since May 2013. He is responsible for the operation and technical management of Rostelecom’s network infrastructure.

December 2009 – CEO of Mostelecom.
1996–2008 – management positions in the technical departments of GTS (later Golden Telecom), SINTERRA and Electro–com.

Alexander Mikhailov was born on 14th July 1958.

Education: Degree in Radio Communications and Broadcasting from Moscow Institute of Telecommunications Engineering (1980).

Ivan Zima

Ivan Zima has held the position of Senior Vice President at Rostelecom since May 2013.

Since January 2012 – Vice President and CTO of Rostelecom.
June 2011 – Executive Director – Director of Communication Network Planning and Development.
April 2011 – Head of the Telecommunications Networks Planning and Development Department.

Ivan began his career in Rostelecom in 1998, serving as Director of TU–5 Central Branch from March 2003 and Director of the company’s Far Eastern Branch from 2006.

From 1994 to 1998 he was a Sector Head in the Automation Department of YAKUTNIIPROMALMAZ and from 1989 to 1994 worked as a programmer and electronic engineer at Irkutsk State Technical University.

He was born on 26th August 1971 in Sakha Republic(Yakutia).

Education: Degree in Cybernetics from Irkutsk State Technical University (1994), degree in Economics from Siberian State University of Telecommunications and Information (2002), MBA from Moscow Technical University of Communications and Informatics (2004).

Galina Rysakova

Galina Rysakova has been the company’s Senior Vice President of Organizational Development and Human Resources since June 2013.

2006 – Director of Department of Organizational Development and Human Resources.
2003 – Acting Director and later Director of Organizational Development and HR.

Galina began her career in Rostelecom in 2001 as Head of the HR Section in the Organizational Development and HR Directorate.

From 1989 to 2001 she was a Senior Engineer, Group Leader and then HR Manager at Sheremetyevo International Airport.

Galina was born in Lobna, Moscow Region.

Education: Degree in Law from Lomonosov Moscow State University (1999).

Andrey Cheglakov

Andrey Cheglakov has held the position of Senior Vice President of Rostelecom since May 2013.

2003–2013 – worked in GOZNAK as Adviser to CEO (2011), Deputy CEO for Operations (2006) and Director of Research and Development (2003).
1999–2003 – Consultant at STEM LLC.
1991–1999 – President of Stipler LLC (a software developer and supplier of hardware and electronics to the Russian market).

Andrey received the 2002 Russian Federation National Award in Science and Technology and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Mechanics and Mathematics Faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Education: PhD in Economics from Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Maria Florentyeva

Maria Florentyeva has held the position of Vice President of Rostelecom since June 2013 with responsibility for strategic planning and investor relations.

Maria was one of the founders of the WebMediaGroup where she was responsibl

e for finance, corporate development and investor relations.

Before that she was Director of Corporate Development at National Telecommunications.

She has more than 10 years of experience in the investment banking sector.

Education: Degree in Economics from Lomonosov Moscow State University (1991), MBA from London Business School (2000).

Alexander Abramkov

Alexander Abramkov has held the position of Vice President at Rostelecom since July 2013. He is responsible for corporate property management and organizational, documentary and day–to–day support of Rostelecom’s business operations.

2010–2012 – Head of Internal Audit, Controlling and Risk Management at Inter RAO.
2008–2009 – Deputy CEO for Economics and Finance at National Telecommunications.
2007–2008 – Deputy CEO for Construction and Procurement at Gazprom Neft.
2006–2007 – Deputy CEO for Economics and Finance at Abros Investment Company.
2005–2006 –Director of Finance at North–West Region, VimpelCom.
1999–2005 – Financial Manager, Financial Director at St. Petersburg Payphones and National Payphone Network.

He was born in 1977.

Awards: Medal of the Order For Merit to the Fatherland, 2nd class.

After graduating from St. Petersburg State University with Degree in Management in 2000 Alexander began his career in audit and investment companies.

Dmitry Sadkov

Dmitry Sadkov has held the position of Vice President since June 2013. He heads the company’s integrated information technologies function and works on improving information technologies to enhance Rostelecom’s operating efficiency and reduce its costs.

2006 – Deputy CEO of IBS.
2001–2006 – Director of Management Consulting Department at IBS.
2000 – began working in IBS.
1995–2000 – worked in the Moscow office of McKinsey & Company.

Dmitry was born in 1966.

Education: Degree in Physics from Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Alexander Maslov

Alexander Maslov has been Vice President of Rostelecom since June 2013.

2008 – State Secretary – Deputy Minister of Communications and Mass Media of Russia.
2006 – State Secretary – Deputy Minister of Information Technologies and Communications.
2000 – State Secretary – Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Russia.
In 2000 Alexander was involved in the work of the Centre for Strategic Developments on the Russian Economic Development Strategy for the period up to 2010.
1999 – Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs at Unicon/MS.
1991–1999 – various positions in the State Legal Directorate of the President of the Russian Federation (last position – Deputy Head of the Directorate).
1989 – Junior Researcher at the Institute of State and Law of the USSR Academy of Sciences (1989).

Alexander was born in 1963 in Moscow.

Education: Degree in Law from Lomonosov Moscow State University (1985), PhD in Law from the Institute of State and Law of the USSR Academy of Sciences (1989).

Alexander Rogovoy

Alexander Rogovoy has held the position of Executive Vice President since June 2013.

2010 – Deputy Director of Legal Support Department at Rostelecom.
2003–2009 – worked at Megafon, progressing from the position of lawyer to Head of the Legal Department.
1998–2003 – began his career working in the legal sphere in various organizations.

Alexander was born on 18th July 1979 in Moscow.

Education: Moscow State Law Academy (2001).

Vladimir Mironov

Vladimir Mironov has been Vice President of Rostelecom since August 2010.

March 2002 – Deputy CEO at Rostelecom.
2001–2002– Head of Security at PeterStar.

Vladimir was born on 29th July 1956.

Anton Kolpakov

Anton Kolpakov was born on April 30, 1971 in Leningrad. He graduated from the St.Petersburg Russian Academy of Aerospace Instrumentation. From 1998 to 2005 Anton worked in telecommunication companies CJSC PeterStar and CJSC Petersburg Transit Telecom, before moving in 2005 to OJSC Dalsvyaz, where he held the position of deputy general director of business development and then general director. From 2009 until OJSC Rostelecom began merging with Svyazinvest’s interregional companies in 2010, Anton worked as General Director of OJSC Rostelecom. In October 2013 he was appointed Vice President of OJSC Rostelecom and Director of its Urals Macroregional Division.

Dmitry Proskura

Dmitry Proskura was born on March 7, 1970 in the city of Kirov, Dmitry graduated in 1991 from the Kirov Polytechnic Institute and in 1999 9from the Moscow Technical University of Communications & Informatics and the MIRBIS Moscow Higher International Business School (presidential training programme). He also holds a Candidate of Technical Sciences degree (1977), a PhD in economics (2009) and an Executive MBA (2006).

Dmitry has worked in the telecommunications sector since 1992, working his way up from software engineer in OJSC Kirovelektrosvyaz to deputy director of the marketing branch in the Kirov division of OJSC VolgaTelecom. In April 2006 he was appointed deputy general director of VolgaTelecom and director of its Kirov branch. From July 2007 to March 2011 Dmitry held the position of deputy general director of VolgaTelecom and director of its Nizhny Novgorod branch, before becoming director of the Nizhny Novgorod branch of OJSC Rostelecom. In April 2011 he was appointed Vice President of OJSC Rostelecom and Director of its Volga Macroregional Division.