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