People: CTC Media Inc (CTCM.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Angelo Codignoni

66 2011 Independent Co-Chairman of the Board

Lorenzo Grabau

49 2013 Co-Chairman of the Board

Yuliana Slashcheva

39 2013 Chief Executive Officer

Nikolay Surikov

39 2012 Chief Financial Officer

Viacheslav Murugov

45 2010 Chief Content Officer; Director of CTC Network

Yulia Moskvitina

41 2008 Chief Commercial Officer

Sergey Petrov

42 2009 Chief Broadcasting Officer, Chief Infrastructure Officer

Joergen Lindemann

47 2013 Director

Jean-Pierre Morel

63 2013 Director

Alexander Pentya

28 2013 Director

Timur Weinstein

40 2013 Director

Tamjid Basunia

69 2006 Independent Director

Irina Gofman

44 2008 Independent Director

Werner Klatten

69 2006 Independent Director

Irina Faritova

2013 Head of Investor Relations Division

Biographies

Name Description

Angelo Codignoni

Mr. Angelo Codignoni is Independent Co-Chairman of the Board at CTC Media Inc. Mr. Codignoni has almost 30 years of experience in television, media and advertising, including the creation and management of television networks in Europe and Asia. From 1996 to 2006, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of EUROSPORT SA, Europe's largest sports television network. Mr. Codignoni currently serves on the boards of directors of several privately-held companies, including CJSC "ABR Management". We believe Mr. Codignoni's qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include his extensive experience in the media and television industries, including his executive leadership and management experience as CEO of a major media company. Mr. Codignoni graduated with a degree in economics from Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy.

Lorenzo Grabau

Mr. Lorenzo Grabau is Co-Chairman of the Board of CTC Media Inc. Mr. Grabau has been appointed CEO of Investment AB Kinnevik effective May 1, 2014. Mr. Grabau is a non-executive member of the Board of Directors of Investment AB Kinnevik, Millicom International Cellular SA, Modern Times Group MTG AB and SoftKinetic BV. Mr. Grabau is a former Partner and Managing Director of Goldman Sachs, which he joined in 1994 and where he worked for 17 years. Mr. Grabau is a graduate from Universita' degli Studi di Roma, La Sapienza, Italy. We believe Mr. Grabau's qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include his extensive business and investment banking experience, as well as his knowledge of the media and television industries.

Yuliana Slashcheva

Ms. Yuliana Slashcheva has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of CTC Media, Inc., effective August 1, 2013. Previously, Ms. Slashcheva was the President and CEO of Mikhail & Partners agency, Russia's largest domestic strategic communications company. Having first joined Mikhail & Partners in 1994, Ms. Slashcheva was responsible for the planning and implementation of a wide range of large-scale international projects. Ms. Slashcheva was a Partner at BBDO Marketing between 2004 and 2005, prior to which she was a board member and Corporate Communications Director of Russian energy investment company ESN Group, and Deputy General Director of Russian regional energy distribution company Kolenergo, between 2001 and 2004. Ms. Slashcheva was ranked as one of the top 20 most influential businesswomen in Russia by Kompania magazine in 2013. She was the top ranked manager of a communications company by Kariera magazine in 2012, and won the 7th Annual National Media Manager of Russia Award in 2007. Ms. Slashcheva graduated with a degree in Marketing, Economics and Management from the Moscow Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Nikolay Surikov

Mr. Nikolay Surikov is Chief Financial Officer of CTC Media Inc. Mr. Surikov, a Certified Chartered Accountant, served as CFO of VTB Factoring from 2009 to 2012. VTB Factoring is a leader of factoring market in Russia and a subsidiary of VTB Bank, second largest banking group in Russia, listed in London. While at VTB Factoring, he was responsible for building from scratch the finance and operational functions and automation of the main business process. From 2004 to 2008, Mr. Surikov served as Director, Corporate Reporting of Mobile TeleSystems (MTS). MTS is a New York Stock Exchange-listed company and the largest mobile phone operator in Russia and the CIS. While at MTS, he was responsible for building a centralized well-automated corporate reporting function. He also participated in the finance integration of its numerous legal entities, ERP implementation and SOX compliance projects. From 1996 to 2004, Mr. Surikov held numerous positions at Ernst & Young, including two years assignment as a Manager, Assurance and Compliance, in Italy, where he provided audit and transaction support services for a number of global FMCG and telecom companies. He also served as Manager of Assurance and Compliance—Russia where he provided project leadership for several audit projects for large telecom companies. Mr. Surikov is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and received a Masters in Economics, with Honors, from St. Petersburg University of Economics and Finance.

Viacheslav Murugov

Mr. Viacheslav Murugov is Chief Content Officer of CTC Media Inc., and Director of CTC Network, subsidiary of CTC Media Inc. He joined CTC Media in 2005 and currently serves as our Chief Content Officer. Mr. Murugov has served as a director of our subsidiary CTC Network since October 2010. Mr. Murugov previously served as an executive producer and department director at our CTC Network. Mr. Murugov also served as acting General Director of our DTV Group in 2009. Before joining us, Mr. Murugov was a producer at REN TV from 2001 to 2005. Mr. Murugov was also a co-founder, a member of the board of directors, and creative director of LEAN-M, a Russian television production company, until he sold his interest in 2009. Mr. Murugov graduated from the Tver (Kalinin) Suvorov Military School in 1986 and from the Penza Artillery Engineering College in 1991. He is also a graduate of the TV journalism department of Moscow State University.

Yulia Moskvitina

Ms. Yulia Moskvitina is Chief Commercial Officer of CTC Media Inc. She has also served as the Head of our EvereST-S sales house since September 2010. Ms. Moskvitina joined CTC Media in May 1999 as an Advertising Consultant. From January to May 2000, Ms. Moskvitina worked as a Commercial Manager, then as Head of Sales Division, and from 2002 to 2005 headed the Key Accounts Division. From 2005 to 2008, Ms. Moskvitina served as Director of Sales Department. Ms. Moskvitina graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Sergey Petrov

Mr. Sergey Petrov is Chief Broadcasting Officer, Chief Infrastructure Officer of CTC Media, Inc. He joined CTC Media in 1998 and was appointed General Director of our Television Station Groups in March 2006, Chief Infrastructure Officer in November 2008, and Chief Broadcasting Officer in November 2009. Mr. Petrov has served as a director of our subsidiary EvereST-S since August 2010, and of our subsidiary CTC Network since October 2010. He also serves as General Director of our CTC Moscow station. He previously held a number of positions with us, including Director of the CTC Sales Department from 2000 until March 2006 and Director of CTC Distribution from 1999 through 2000.

Joergen Lindemann

Mr. Joergen Madsen Lindemann is Director of CTC Media Inc. Mr. Lindemann was appointed as President and CEO of Modern Times Group MTG AB in September 2012, prior to which he served as Executive Vice President of the Group's Nordic Broadcasting (free-TV, pay-TV and radio) operations from October 2011 and as CEO of MTG Denmark from 2002. Mr. Lindemann has worked in the MTG Group since 1994, initially as Head of Sponsorship for TV3, then as Head of Viasat Sport in Denmark and, subsequently, as Head of Viasat Sport for the Nordic region. We believe Mr. Lindemann's qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include his extensive experience in the media and television industries, including his executive leadership and management experience as CEO of a major publicly held media company.

Jean-Pierre Morel

Mr. Jean-Pierre Morel is Director of CTC Media Inc. Mr. Morel is a partner at EKWATA Consulting and Acceleration, Ltd. From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Morel was deputy general manager at TF1. From 1997 to 2007, he was chief financial officer and general manager for finance administration and information technology at TF1 Publicité. From 1990 to 2007, he was deputy general manager and chief financial officer at TF1. Mr. Morel served on the board of directors of TF1 Video and TF1 Enterprise, Teleshopping from 1992 to 2005 and was a director at e-TF1 from 1999 to 2001. Mr. Morel was chairman of the board of directors of EuroSport from 1993 to 2000. Prior to that, he was chief financial officer of ETDE. Mr. Morel holds a MBA from ESCP Europe (Paris). He is also a chartered accountant and holds a degree from the Kellogg School of Management. We believe Mr. Morel's qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include his extensive experience in the media and television industries, including his executive leadership and management experience as CFO of a major media company.

Alexander Pentya

Mr. Alexander Pentya has been Member of the Board of Directors at CTC Media Inc since November 6, 2013. He has served since 2012 as Vice President and Head of the Management Reporting and Investment Projects department at ABR Management, the corporate management company for the Bank Rossiya group. He has served as an observer to the Board of Directors of CTC Media since 2011. Mr. Pentya joined the Bank Rossiya group in 2008, holding several positions in the finance department, including head of the subsidiaries affairs department. He worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers as an auditor from 2006 to 2008. Mr. Pentya graduated from the St. Petersburg State University Faculty of Economics. We believe Mr. Pentya's qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include his extensive experience in company finance and audit capacities, as well as his familiarity with our business and industry.

Timur Weinstein

Mr. Timur Weinstein is Director of CTC Media, Inc. Mr. Weinstein is a shareholder and chairman of the board of directors of WeiT Media, a production company he founded in 2009. WeiT Media became strategic partners with Endemol, an international television production and distribution company, in 2010. Endemol now owns 51% of WeiT Media. Mr. Weinstein has been a producer of the Russian National Cinema Award Nika since 2000. Between 2000 and 2006 Mr. Weinstein was a shareholder and general producer of Lean-M Company, one of Russia's top production companies, which he founded. Sony Pictures Television International (SPTI) acquired a controlling share of Lean-M Company in 2006, the first joint venture between a major international television company and a Russian production company. SPTI purchased Mr. Weinstein's share of Lean-M Company in 2009. Mr. Weinstein graduated from Azerbaijan State Medical University in 1996 with a degree in psychiatry and from the Russian Institute of TV Workers in 1998 with a degree in TV directing. He is a member of the Russian Academy of Television, the Russian Academy of Cinematographic Art, and the Russian Producers Association. We believe Mr. Weinstein's qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include his extensive experience in the media and television industries, including his leadership and experience in television production in Russia.

Tamjid Basunia

Mr. Tamjid Basunia is an Independent Director of CTC Media Inc. Mr. Basunia was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers L.L.P. for more than 20 years until his retirement in December 2005, working in London, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and, for 11 years, the Russian Federation. Mr. Basunia has worked in audit and business advisory roles for banks and other financial institutions, assisting on a variety of issues such as strategy, profitability reviews, risk management and human resource policies. His role at PricewaterhouseCoopers included serving as chairman of the supervisory board for Eastern European operations and as chairman of the audit committee for more than ten years. Mr. Basunia was also chairman of the regulatory group established by the principal international accounting firms in the Russian Federation. Mr. Basunia is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Since July 1, 2008, Mr. Basunia has served as a non-executive director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Promsvyaz Bank, a privately owned bank in Russia. We believe Mr. Basunia's qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include his extensive experience at a major accounting firm and his significant financial expertise, as well as his experience providing audit and business advisory services, particularly in Russia.

Irina Gofman

Dr. Irina Gofman is Independent Director of CTC Media, Inc. Ms. Gofman has served as CEO of MTG-Russia and CIS since 2008 and is employed by an affiliate of MTG Russia. Prior to joining MTG, Ms. Gofman served as managing partner (media) of ESN Group, a Moscow-based investment and management company. Before joining ESN Group, Ms. Gofman was chief executive officer of Rambler Media Group, a Moscow-based internet media and services group, from 2004 to 2007. During her time at Rambler Media Group, Ms. Gofman led that company's initial public offering and listing on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM), a sub-market of the London Stock Exchange. Before joining Rambler Media Group, Ms. Gofman worked as chief operating officer of the DTV Russian television network from 2002 to 2004. We acquired the DTV network from an affiliate of MTG Russia in April 2008. Ms. Gofman has a Ph.D. in Philology from Moscow State University and an MBA from Babson College. We believe Ms. Gofman's qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include her experience in the media and television industries and her understanding of the Russian market.

Werner Klatten

Mr. Werner E. Klatten is an Independent Director of CTC Media, Inc. Mr. Klatten is currently chairman of the supervisory board of Deutsche Sporthilfe, a member of the supervisory board of MAMA AG, vice chairman of the supervisory board of Constantin Medien AG, a German publicly traded media and marketing company focused on sports and entertainment. From September 2001 until August 2008 Mr. Klatten was Chief Executive Officer and chairman of the management board of Constantin Medien AG. Early in his career, Mr. Klatten joined Martin Brinkmann AG in 1977 as senior legal advisor. In 1984, he was appointed to the board of directors of Martin Brinkmann, where he was responsible for marketing and one year later became chairman of that board of directors. In 1988, Mr. Klatten moved to become chief executive officer of the television channel Sat. 1. In 1994, he moved to Spiegel-Verlag as management executive in charge of markets and revenue. Ultimately, he assumed management of Spiegel TV and, in September 2000, he became the chairman of the board of directors of SpiegelNet AG. Mr. Klatten studied jurisprudence and began his career practicing law in Hamburg, Germany. We believe Mr. Klatten's qualifications to sit on our Board of Directors include his experience as a director of a German publicly held media company and his past executive leadership and management experience at other media companies.

Irina Faritova

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