Stanislav Shekshnia

Board member, Independent Director

Chairman of the Human Resources, Remuneration and Social Policies Committee and member of the Audit Committee.

Board member since 2015.

In 1991-2002, Dr. Shekshnia held senior executive positions at Russian and international corporations, including HR Director of Otis Elevator in Central and Eastern Europe, President and CEO at Millicom International Cellular in Russia and the CIS, COO at VimpelCom, and CEO of Alfa-Telecom. He has served as Chairman of SUEK, Vimpelcom-R and as Director of a number of Russian and Ukrainian companies. Stanislav was an independent director at DTEK BV, Ilim Timber Industry and Ener1. Currently Mr. Shekshnia is an independent director on the Board of NIS (Naftna Industria Srbie) and Chairman of the Board of Russian Fishery Company. In 2002, Stanislav Shekshnia co-founded Zest Leadership International Consultancy.

Currently Stanislav Shekshnia is a Senior Partner of LEADERSHIP VECTOR, a Talent Equity Consulting practice. He focuses on leadership, leadership development, corporate governance and business in emerging economies The company has offices in Moscow, Paris, St. Petersburg, Almaty and Riga. Dr. Shekshnia also provides personal coaching to business owners and corporate executives. 

Dr. Shekshnia is an Affiliate Professor of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD. He has over 15 years of graduate level teaching experience in Russia, France and United States; and is the author, co-author, or editor of 7 books, and numerous articles, executive commentaries, interviews and case studies on entrepreneurship, leadership, people management, intercultural management and business and management in Russia

Stanislav Shekshnia has a Master's Degree in Economics, a Ph.D. from Moscow State University, and an MBA from Northeastern University in Boston.