Stanislav Shekshnia is a businessperson who founded Zest Leadership and who has been the head of 6 different companies. Currently, he is Chairman of Russian Fishery Co. LLC. Dr. Shekshnia is also on the board of Novolipetsk Steel, DTEK Holdings Ltd., Talent Equity Institute and Samolet Group of Cos. LLC and Senior Partner at Ward Howell International JSC and Professor at INSEAD.
He previously was Chief Information & Scientific Officer at VEON Ltd. Chairman at Vimpel-Communications PJSC and Chairman of Vimpelcom-Regions CJSC (both are subsidiaries of VEON Ltd.), Chief Executive Officer-Russia Region at Millicom International Cellular SA, Senior Partner at Howell Zest, Chairman of Suek AG, Chairman for Siberian Coal Energy Co. JSC, Chief Executive Officer of Alfa Telecom Ltd., Chairman-Personnel & Rewards Board at DTEK LLC (Ukraine) and Director-Central & Eastern Europe Human Resources at Otis Elevator Co.
Dr. Shekshnia received a graduate degree and a doctorate from Moscow State University and an MBA from Northeastern University.