The ITAR-TASS news agency reports that from Sept. 1, Alexander Shulgin will take over as CEO of Russian Internet giant Yandex, citing company sources. Shulgin is moving from a position as CFO within the company.
Russia’s Ministry of Communications has announced the appointment of a new Deputy Minister. Rashid Ismailov replaces Mark Shmulevich, who left the ministry in June. In his new position, Ismailov will oversee the development of the IT industry while continuing to be involved with international cooperation, a position he oversaw at the ministry since January 2013.
Two weeks after stepping down as Deputy Minister of Communications, Mark Shmulevich has confirmed that he will take up a position in the private sector as Strategic and Operational Director at Acronis, reports Vedomosti citing both the company and Shmulevich himself.
Yandex Commercial Director Leo Glaser is leaving the company due to disagreements with management regarding the future development of the commercial department, Digit.ru reports citing the company’s press service.