Vice President for Corporate and Legal Affairs
Vice President for Corporate and Legal Affairs, MTS PJSC since 2008 and a Management Board member since 2007. He began work for the company in 2006 as Director of the Legal Department, before being appointed the Director of Legal Affairs.
Prior to joining MTS, he worked at the Moscow-based legal firm Ibragimov, Kagan and Partners. From 1996 to 2002, he served as the Director of the Legal Service, Partner-Director, Deputy General Director and Head of the Department of Tax and Legal Advice at RSM Top Audit. From 1992 to 1996, he worked at commercial banks, heading legal services.
Ruslan is a member of the Management Board, Vice President of the Russian Corporate Counsel Association (RCCA), Senior Director of the Association of Independent Directors, Chairman of the Management Board of the National Payments Council Association and Chairman of the Business Legal Support Committee of the Russian Managers Association.
He is a member of the Expert Council of the State Duma Committee on Information Policy, Information Technology and Communications, the Expert Council of the State Duma Committee on Property Issues, the Expert Council on the Protection of Investments Abroad chaired by the Commissioner of the Russian President for Protecting the Rights of Entrepreneurs, the non-commercial partnerships Competition Support Association, Competition Support in the CIS countries and the All-Russian public organization Association of Russian Lawyers.
Ruslan is a member of the Corporate Governance Committee of the MTS PJSC Board of Directors, a member of the Board of Directors of Vysshaya Shkola Publishers OJSC, NIS PJSC, Prosveshcheniye Publishers JSC and Doctor Ryadom LLC.
Born in 1963, he graduated from the Law Department of Lomonosov Moscow State University in 1986. From 1986 to 1989, he lectured at the Department of Law and Economics of Karaganda State University (Kazakhstan). Ruslan graduated from the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia in 1992 as a Candidate of Legal Sciences.