New Ernst & Young’s leader in Russia
Moscow, 6 September 2010 — Ernst & Young, a global assurance and advisory firm, announced today a new leader’s appointment in Russia. Alexander Ivlev, Ernst & Young partner, and CIS Accounts and Industries Leader, has become Country Managing Partner for Russia. In his new role, Alexander will focus on the development and growth of Ernst & Young's business in Russia and coordinate the further expansion of its offices.
Alexander Ivlev has over 15 years of experience in business development, client relations and provision of high-quality services to clients. In 2007 he was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, and in 2008 he was included in the Russian President’s Top 100 Managerial Pool. In 2003, Ivlev received an MBA from the University of Chicago School of Business.
In addition to his other responsibilities, Alexander Ivlev coordinates cooperation with foreign investors under the Foreign Investment Advisory Council in Russia, and the Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY) program in the CIS. This program promotes entrepreneurship around the world by recognizing the achievements and contributions of outstanding entrepreneurs.
Karl Johansson, Managing Partner, Ernst & Young CIS, says, "We are pleased to announce the appointment of our Russian practice leader in the CIS. Alexander Ivlev is known in the market for his good knowledge of international and Russian business community, for understanding of local specifics, global business standards and ways to improve investment climate in Russia. He has been involved in establishing our practice in Russia in the very beginning and he has made a significant contribution to our success. Alexander has good relationships with the key decision makers in Russia and his goal is to work harder on connecting Global best practices and Russian businesses. This appointment is also an example of our global strategy implementation, when we support local leaders, local practices and their growth."
"The Russian market is key in Ernst & Young’s CIS and Global practices and my priority will be to contribute to the consolidation and sustainable development of this market in the future,” says Alexander Ivlev.
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Ernst & Young expands its services and resources in accordance with clients’ needs throughout the CIS. 3,500 professionals work at 16 offices throughout the CIS in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Ekaterinburg, Togliatti, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Almaty, Astana, Atyrau, Baku, Kyiv, Donetsk, Tashkent, Tbilisi, Yerevan, and Minsk.
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