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Summary

Corporate legal manager with substantial in-house legal experience. Highly experienced in legal function building in start-ups and preemptive legal support. Focus on development of legal strategy and corporate structure, M&A.

Work experience

Jun 2008Present

General Counsel

Central European Aluminium Company (En+ Group)

- Strong involvement in operational and anti-crisis management decisions

- Coordination of international arbitration proceedings (several ongoing cases in total amount >€370 M) including a claim versus the Government of Montenegro (€347 M)

- CEAC Management Board member; Board of Directors' member in Aluminum Complex (KAP) and Bauxite Mines (RBN) in Montenegro, Alumina factory Cemtrade in Romania

- Responsible for legal matters in the managing company and subsidiaries (Montenegro and Romania)

- Ensuring legal risks assessment in respect of management decisions (bankruptcy, mass redundancy, shut down of production, etc.)

- Coordination and control over external legal counsels, strong legal costs control and optimization

- Supervision over Legal department (18 subordinates)

Sep 2005May 2008

Head of Legal of Tele2 Russia

Tele2
Legal management, corporate restructuring, management restructuring
20052008

Head of Legal

TELE2 Russia
Sep 2001Aug 2005

Deputy General Director/Legal

Polar Quartz, OJSC
Legal management
May 1998Sep 2001

Legal Assistant

Debevoise & Plimpton

Education

20052007

MBA

Higher School of Management by Higher School of Economic
19942000

Moscow State Law Academy

graduated with honorsGraduation research: Share Production Agreements in Subsoil