Director, Internal Audit
In September 2002, Yuri Zheimo was appointed as Director of Internal Audit at MegaFon.
Yuri Zheimo began his career working at the State Tax Inspection in St. Petersburg and gained further practical experience at an audit company. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Zheimo was the Head of Internal Control and Audit of «Telecominvest», one of MegaFon’s major shareholders.
Under the direction of Mr. Zheimo, internal audit was established according to international standards and has become to some extent one of the competitive advantages of «MegaFon».The systematic approach leads to recommendations for improvements and efficiency of processes throughout the company.
Yuri Zheimo was born on April 21, 1970 in Vorkuta, Russia. In 1995, he graduated from the St. Petersburg Trade and Economic Institute majoring in «Economics and Trade Management.» In 2010, he received his MBA from the Carlson School of Management (University of Minnesota, USA) and the WU Executive Academy (University of Economics and Business Administration, Austria). Native speaker of Russian, he is fluent in English and German.