Joshua B. Tulgan serves as the Director of Corporate Finance & Investor Relations for Mobile TeleSystems PJSC, the leading telecommunications provider in Russia and the CIS. In this capacity, Josh oversees the Company’s debt portfolio, certain treasury operations and risk management, as well as other corporate initiatives. He also serves as MTS's investor relations officer and manages all external relations with investors and financial organizations.
Josh joined MTS in June 2006. Under his leadership, MTS has been recognized numerous times by Thomson/Extel Survey and IR Magazine as the Best Company in Russia for Investor Relations in Telecommunications from 2007 through 2016. The Company has also received accolades for its debt issuances and liability management exercises.
Josh began his career at Burson-Marsteller, the leading public affairs company, advising Russian companies on capital markets strategies and financial communications. Later he held finance and marketing positions both in the United States and in Russia before receiving his MBA from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University (Washington, DC) in 2004. Prior to joining MTS, Josh worked as a consultant, advising multinational clients on market entry strategies for Russia and the CIS.
Josh received his A.B. from Bowdoin College (Brunswick, Maine) and is a graduate of Phillips Academy (Andover, Massachusetts). He has in total resided in Russia for nearly two decades and, as his wife reminds him constantly, he speaks Russian fluently "with a funny accent".