Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Dmitry Kryukov
Dmitri Krukov
Chairman of the Board
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  • Dmitri Krukov is the founder and a senior partner at Elbrus Capital, a Russia and CIS-focused private equity business.
  • Mr. Krukov currently is a director on the boards for CIAN, an online real estate classifieds business, Vyberi Radio, a regional radio business, DPD Russia, a logistics company, and B2B-Center, an online procurement business. Previously, Mr. Krukov was a managing director in investment banking and finance at Renaissance Capital from 2002 to 2007 and a Vice President in the mergers, acquisitions and restructuring department at Morgan Stanley from 1996 to 2002.
  • Mr. Krukov received a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics from Lomonosov Moscow State University and received a certificate from the Harvard Business School Executive Education program on Making Corporate Boards More Effective. Mr. Krukov also attended the MBA program of Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1994-1995.
Member of the Nominating Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Martin Cocker
Martin Cocker
Independent Director
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  • Martin Cocker is a Chartered Accountant and has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales since 1985.
  • Mr. Cocker serves as a director and chairman of the audit committees of Etalon Group PLC, TCS Group Holdings PLC and serves as a director and audit committee member of Nostrum Oil & Gas PLC, all of which are listed on the London Stock Exchange. Mr. Cocker also serves as a director and chairman of the audit committees of private companies, such as the Beverley Building Society. From 2007 to 2014, Mr. Cocker previously held positions at Ernst & Young, Amerada Hess, Deloitte & Touche and KPMG in the United Kingdom, Russia and Kazakhstan.
  • Mr. Cocker received a BSc Joint Honours in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Keele, England.
Chair of the Audit Committee
Morten Heuing
Morten Heuing
Independent Director
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  • Morten Heuing is a private investor, adviser and board member for Saxo.com and Nexta.io.
  • Mr. Heuing left eBay shortly before joining our board in March 2018. Mr. Heuing served as a director for eBay Classifieds Scandinavia A/S from 2011 to 2015 and Issuu Aps from 2011 to 2013. From 2011 to 2015, Mr. Heuing served as the General Manager of Denmark for the EBay Classifieds Group and from 2004 to 2011, the Managing Director of Northern Europe for StepStone ASA.
  • Mr. Heuing received a Master of Business Administration with honors from Verwaltungs- & Wirtschaftskademie Stuttgart.
Member of the Audit Committee
Chair of the Nominating Committee
Terje Seljeseth
Terje Seljiseth
Independent Director
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  • Terje Seljeseth is currently the Chief Analyst at Tinius Trust, which supports the chairman of the Shibsted Media Group, a global media group based in Norway and listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.
  • Mr. Seljeseth is currently a member of the board of directors for Fete Typer + Savant, an online communications company in Norway. From 2009 to 2015, Mr. Seljeseth served as the CEO of SCM AS (Schibsted Classified Media), and from 2015 to 2017, served as the Executive Vice President of Products at Shibsted ASA. Mr. Seljeseth also served as the CEO of FINN.no, a leading online classified company in Norway from 1999 to 2009.
  • Mr. Seljeseth received a degree in Computer Science from Datahogskolen, now known as the Norwegian School of Information Technology.
Member of the Audit Committee
Chair of the Compensation Committee
Thomas Otter
Thomas Otter
Independent Director
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  • Thomas Otter is the founder of Otter Advisory GmbH, which helps buyers, builders and investors navigate HCM technology and large-scale enterprise software product management.
  • From 2013 to August 2018, Mr. Otter served as the VP of Product Management and GVP of Product Management at SAP SucessFactors, and from 2008 to 2013, he was the Research VP at Gartner Inc. From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Otter served as the Chief Business Solution Architect at SAP AG, from 2001 to 2003, he was the Strategy Director at Pecaso Group Ltd., and from 1995 to 2000, he held several different roles at SAP in South Africa, Germany and the United Kingdom.
  • Mr. Otter received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Natal, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from University of Witwatersrand, an LLM in Technology and Telecommunications Law from University of Strathclyde and a PhD in Applied Economics from the Karlsruhe Institut für Technologie.
Mikhail Zhukov
Mikhail Zhukov
Chief Executive Officer and Board Member
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  • Chief Executive Officer since February 2008
  • Launched the insource IT company (IT-SK) at Sibur in 2007 and launched the Network Integration Division at IBS (a major Russian systems integrator) in 1994
  • He holds a certificate for the Program for Executive Development from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland
ion dagtoglou
Ion Dagtoglou
Director
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  • Ion Dagtoglou is an independent advisor on investments across Europe.
  • Mr. Dagtoglou currently serves as a non-executive director for eKomi Ltd., a software-as-a-service provider of customer feedback management services and transaction-based reviews and ratings, and Boxclever, a consumer electronics and domestic appliance rental company in the United Kingdom. Previously, Mr. Dagtoglou served as a director and the Chief Investment Officer at Candlewick Asset Management Ltd. from 2012 to 2015, and as a director and the Chief Investment Officer at the Asset Protection Agency, an executive agency of Her Majesty’s Treasury from 2009 to 2012. Mr. Dagtoglou also served as a consultant to Vostok Nafta Investments Ltd., a Swedish listed investment company with respect to an investment in the CIS region in 2009. During 1992 to 2008, he also held positions at Goldman Sachs European Special Situations Group, Citigroup – Schroder Salomon Smith Barney and Schroders.
  • Mr. Dagtoglou received a Bachelor of Arts with honors in Classics from Bristol University.
Member of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Nominating Committee
Maksim Melnikov
Maksim Melnikov
Director
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  • Maksim Melnikov has been the CEO and a member of the board of directors of the CIAN Group, an online real estate marketplace in Russia, since February 2014.
  • From 2010 to 2014, Mr. Melnikov served as CEO and director for Media3 Holding, a large print and digital media holding company focused on selling print media businesses and investing in online media ventures.
  • Mr. Melnikov received a Master in Finance with honors from the Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation, where he focused on banking, securities and public markets. Mr. Melnikov later received a Master of Business Administration from Stanford Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.
Evgeny Zelensky
Evgeny Zelensky
Director
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  • Evgeny Zelensky is currently a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills, as the head of the Capital Markets and Private Equity department in the Moscow office.
  • Mr. Zelensky is currently a member of the board of directors for several private companies, including the Charitable Foundation Agate since June 2009 and JSC “Mine Polosukhinskaya” since March 2018. Previously, Mr. Zelensky was the head of the legal and compliance department, director and vice president at Renaissance Capital from 2004 to 2008 and was an associate at Clearly, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton from 1999 to 2004 in its Moscow and New York offices.
  • Mr. Zelensky received dual degrees in Political Science and French and International Studies from University of Evansville and received a Juris Doctor from Notre Dame Law School. Mr. Zelensky is admitted to the New York Bar and is a member of the New York Bar Association and the American Bar Association.