Russia debate: Participants

COPYING AND DISTRIBUTING ARE PROHIBITED WITHOUT PERMISSION OF THE PUBLISHER: SContreras@Euromoney.com

By:
Published on:
Russia debate: Crisis presents opportunity for Russia
Igor Kulichik (IK) has been vice-president and CFO of Alrosa since August 2009. From 1998 to 2002 he was chief executive/chairman of the board of directors, commercial bank, at Reserve Funds Corporation Bank (BKRF). In 2002 he joined Alrosa as head of treasury. From 2006 to 2009 he held the position of chief treasurer/financial director of Alrosa.
Maxim Volkov (MV) is chief executive of the management company CJSC PhosAgro and OJSC PhosAgro. In 2002 he became a member of the board of OJSC PhosAgro. He previously worked as the company’s deputy CEO for economic affairs and finance. He started his career in 1996 with Arthur Andersen. He has a master’s degree from the Bodø Graduate School of Business (Norway).
Oleg Mukhamedshin (OM) was appointed Rusal’s head of equity and corporate development in July 2011. Previously he was Rusal’s director for financial markets in 2011 and director for capital markets from 2007 to 2011. He is responsible for raising funds in equity capital markets, the use of financial derivatives, and communications with investors, stock exchanges and capital market regulators.
Jean-Pascal Duvieusart (J-PD) is a member of the supervisory board of Nomos, a position he has held since 2010. He has been a director of PPF Russia since 2010. He worked for McKinsey from 1992 until the end of 2009 in Brussels, New York, Prague and Moscow. From 2006 he was managing partner of McKinsey CIS and CEE. He graduated from the University of Chicago with an MBA.
Jacob Grapengieser (JG), a Swedish national, joined East Capital Asset Management in 2002 and is today a partner, working in the portfolio management team. He is a member of the board of Far-Eastern Shipping Company in Russia and B92 in Serbia. He is based in Moscow. He was an analyst with Brunswick Emerging Markets for three years before joining East Capital.
James Beadle (JB) is a senior investment adviser at Société Générale Private Bank in Monaco. He sits on the bank’s global emerging market investment committee, representing Russia, oversees investment into Russia and assists Russian clients with their global strategies. James has nine years’ experience in the CIS, including three as a fund manager.
Pavel Ilyachev (PI) has been the deputy head of the corporate finance department of OJSC Russian Railways since 2009. From 2002 to 2003 he worked as head of division for financial assets management at Ilim Pulp Enterprise. From 2003 to 2009 he worked in CJSC Eurosib as head of the treasury department and then director of corporate finance.
Andrey Solovyev (AS) joined VTB Capital in 2008 as global head of DCM. He is responsible for international and local debt capital markets. Before joining VTB Capital, he was managing director, head of Russia & CIS capital markets and financing, investment banking, at Merrill Lynch (London).
Elena Khisamova (EK) joined VTB Capital as head of equity capital markets when the company launched in June 2008. She is responsible for the origination and execution of all ECM transactions, including IPOs, follow-on offerings, privatizations, block trades and rights issues. Before joining VTB Capital, she worked for Deutsche Bank Moscow, United Financial Group and Irkut Corporation.