Nikolay Molibog has been CEO of RBC since January 2014. From August 2013 and up to his appointment as CEO, Nikolay held the position of RBC's First Deputy CEO. Nikolay was manager of a regional network of Kommersant Publishing House CJSC in 2000-2003. In 2003-2004, Nikolay worked as Deputy Managing Director of broadsheet newspaper Gazeta. From 2004 he worked for Afisha where he advanced from a Director for distribution and regional development to CEO of Afisha publishing house. Since July 2010 and up to May 2013, Nikolay was CEO of united company Afisha-Rambler. In 2011, Nikolay was named among top rated young media managers of Russia by Odgers Berndtson, and he was assigned the highest rating (AA). In 2013, Nikolay was on the list of TOP-3 executives in the media business in the CIS put together by the Russian Managers Association. Nikolay graduated from the Faculty of Economics of Novosibirsk State Technical University .
Ekaterina Kruglova has been Deputy CEO of RBC since December 2013. Ekaterina started her career in the media business as analyst on the board for the company’s development at NTV Plus in 2002. In 2003 she moved to Afisha to work as analyst in the business analysis department. From 2005 to 2010 she was Director for business analysis and Deputy CEO. After Afisha and Rambler merged in 2010, she was appointed Executive Director of the unified company where she worked until May 2013. Ekaterina graduated the sociology department at Moscow Pedagogical State University and earned MBA degree in MIRBIS.
Igor Selivanov has been appointed RBC group of companies’ CFO starting December 2014. Since May 2014, Igor Selivano has held the same position at RU-Center Group. In 2003, he started his work at RIA Novosti, where he held various finance-related positions. Between September 2011 and March 2014, Igor Selivanov was deputy editor-in-chief at RIA Novosti’s business development department. He successfully defended the thesis and received a PhD in economics in 2005. In 2011, he received a diploma in International Financial Reporting from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
Lyudmila Gurey has been Corporate Sales Director of RBC since January 2014. In 1998 she started her career in Sanoma Independent Media, where grew from the position of the advertising department’s assistant to the commercial director of Cosmopolitan publications and SIM’s online advertising sales corporate director. Lyudmila graduated from the Higher School of Economics with a degree in ‘Company’s economics’.
Alexander Kononenko has become CEO of Media Mir (is a part of RBC Group and integrates non-business Internet projects) and RBC Deputy CEO for Technology since September 2013. Alexander has over 10 years of experience in telecommunications. From May 2008 until March 2010 he held the position of Technical Director at Severen Telecom. In 2010-2011, Alexander was Technical Director of RBC Hosting-Center. Afterwards he became Technical Director at Afisha-Rambler unified company. Since May 2013 and until appointment in RBC, Alexander was Deputy CEO for Technology in Afisha-Rambler-SUP unified company. Alexander graduated from Volzhsky University after V.N. Tatischev, Faculty of Informatics and Telecommunications.
Dmitry Kharitonov has been RBC’s Digital Director of business projects since September 2013. He has gained extensive experience in Internet technologies since started working in this sector in 1999. In 2008-2013, Dmitry worked for Rambler (currently known as Afisha-Rambler United Company) as director of the infrastructure division. In this capacity, Dmitry was in charge of advertising and data mining technology development, as well as research system implementation. A “User-based model” technology created within the infrastructure division enabled the company to boost the audience’s involvement in the use of media products thanks to personalization and to take a new approach to the sale of advertising based on audience data. Dmitry has a degree in radio-electronics from the Oryol State Technological University.
Yulia Shulga started her job as Deputy CEO for HR of RBC in September 2013. She has been working in the IT industry for over nine years. Between early 2011 and July 2013, she worked on implementing the HR strategy for the merged Afisha-Rambler in the capacity of HR director. Prior to that, for over three years Yulia was in charge of devising the training and professional development strategy as Head of personnel development at Yandex. She is a graduate of the Moscow State University of Communications and Informatics and holds a degree in Software. She also holds a degree in Corporate Management.
Andrey Sikorskiy headed RBC’s marketing department in July 2014. Before that, from July 2010 and until March 2014 he worked at RIA Novosti in the position of Deputy Director of the Marketing and Business Development unit in 2010-2012, and as Director of the Marketing business unit in 2012-2014. In 2010-2012, Andrey also worked at Usabilitylab. Andrey Sikoskiy has graduated from the Moscow State University of Technology “STANKIN”, where he currently holds classes, as well as studied at the Russian State University for the Humanities.