Leonid Melamed will replace Alexander Goncharuk, who will continue to serve as First Deputy Chairman of Sistema's Board of Directors.
...Mr Goncharuk has been a member of the Board of Directors of Sistema since 1996.From 1995 to 1998, he occupied the post of Vice-President of the Corporation.From 1998 to 2001, he headed the telecommunication holding Sistema Telecom, and from 2003 to 2006, was head of Sitronics.
Commenting on the management changes, the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Sistema
, Vladimir Evtushenkov said: "Under the leadership of Alexander Goncharuk
has realized a series of large-scale and ambitious projects, playing an important role in the development of the Corporation.
We are grateful for the efforts of Mr Goncharuk
, during his
time at the company we have successfully launched a unified brand for our telecommunication companies, entered the Indian market and opened state-of-the-art facilities for the production of micro-chips of 0.18 microns, accomplishing a real technological break-through over a short time.