HeadHunter Group PLC Announces the Appointment of Olga Filatova to the Board of Directors
MOSCOW, December 1, 2020 – HeadHunter Group PLC (Nasdaq: HHR, MOEX: HHRU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Olga Filatova as an independent non-executive director nominated by ELQ Investors VIII Limited, effective December 1, 2020. Ms. Filatova replaces Evgeny Zelensky as a member of the Board of Directors.
Ms. Filatova has held various executive positions in the human resources field. She founded People Innovations, an independent HR consultancy, in June 2018. Previously, Ms. Filatova served as VP HR & Educational Projects for Mail.ru Group, a Russian internet company, from September 2016 to June 2018, and as Managing Director for HR for Severgroup, a private investment company, from July 2015 to September 2016. During 2002 to 2016, she also held various positions at heavy industries, FMCG and oil companies.
Dmitri Krukov, the Chair of the Board, said: “On behalf of the Board I would like to welcome Olga to our team. I know that her broad experience in human resources will enrich the expertise, as well as broadening the diversity of our Board of Directors. Also, I would like to extend our gratitude to Evgeny for his contributions to HeadHunter Group over the past few years and we wish him all the best in the future.”
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About HeadHunter Group PLC
HeadHunter is the leading online recruitment platform in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States focused on providing comprehensive talent acquisition services, such as access to extensive CV database, job postings (jobs classifieds platform) and a portfolio of value-added services.
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