General Director /Chief Executive Officer/
Sergey Soldatenkov was elected General Director (CEO) of MegaFon on 30 June 2016. Prior to it, he was Acting CEO from 28 April 2016, and was a member of the Company’s Board of Directors from 24 May 2012 to 30 June 2016. Mr Soldatenkov also served as the Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors till 27 April 2016. He also has taken up his post as a chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors till April 27, 2016. Mr Soldatenkov was CEO of the Company from April 2003 to April 2012. He was previously the Vice President of United Company GROS, a role he held from 2002 to 2003. Prior to that, from 2000 to 2002, he was the Deputy CEO for Commercial Affairs, acting CEO, and then CEO at Petersburg Telephone Networks. From 1999 to 2000, Mr Soldatenkov was the Deputy CEO of OJSC Telecominvest and from 1994 to 1999, he headed Delta Telecom. He served as a member of the Board of Directors of CJSC North West GSM. He was also a member of the Board of Directors at CJSC Telecominvest, from 1997 to June 2012. From April 2014 Mr Soldatenkov has been a member of the LLC Managing Company Metalloinvest Board of Directors.
Mr Soldatenkov holds a degree in Radio Engineering from the Leningrad Institute of Aviation Instruments.