President & CEO, MTS
Alexey Kornya was appointed MTS President & CEO and Chairman of the Management Board in March 2018.Alexey boasts a long and storied career at MTS, joining the company in 2004 as Finance Director of the Urals region. Shortly thereafter, he was promoted to MTS Group Director for Business Planning, and in 2007 to Chief Financial Controller of MTS Group.Prior to his appointment as President & CEO, Alexey oversaw the company’s finance activities, including for two years as VP for Finance, Investment, Mergers & Acquisitions and before that for ten years as VP for Finance & Investment. During this time, he played a key role in streamlining the company’s finance and back office functions, as well as driving key acquisitions and integrations that transformed the company from a traditional mobile connectivity services provider to a multi-faceted, data-focused, integrated telecommunications firm. Before joining MTS, Alexey worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit and AIG-Brunswick Capital Management at North-West Telecom.Alexey also serves as a member of the board of the GSM Association (GSMA). He was born in 1975 and graduated with honors from St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance in 1998.