Alexander Izosimov — Chief Executive Officer, M.Video–Eldorado Group
Alexander has more than 20 years of experience in senior management, CEO and Board of Directors roles across a variety of industries, including FMCG, telecom and financial markets. He spent the majority of his professional career in public companies traded on the Moscow, London, Stockholm and New York stock exchanges. Leads M. Video-Eldorado Group as CEO since October 2020.
Alexander Izosimov was born in 1964 in Yakutsk. He graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute with a degree in Economics.
He started his management career in 1991 in the Stockholm office of McKinsey & Company, a global strategic consulting firm. In 1995, he earned an MBA degree from INSEAD (France) and joined the London office of McKinsey & Company.
In 1996, Alexander started working in the Russian office of Mars Inc., serving as a planning manager, CFO, sales director and CEO. In 2001, Alexander became a member of the Global Executive Management Board at Mars, Inc. as Regional President for the CIS, Central Europe, and Nordic regions.
He headed OJSC VimpelCom (Vimpelcom Ltd, Veon since 2017, operates under the Beeline brand in Russia) as its CEO and President between 2003 and 2011, steering the company through a period of rapid growth, geographic expansion and manyfold increase in business operations, which transformed the company into one of the world’s leading operators.
From 2011, Alexander focused on excelling as a director on the boards of Ericsson AB, MTG AB, East Capital AB, Transcom SPA, Teleopti AB, and Baltika. Currently, he serves on the boards of directors at EVRAZ Plc, Nilar AB, Hövding AB, and the Supervisory Board of the Moscow Exchange (MOEX).