Alexander Aivazov has been appointed the VP for business development at Russia’s Rostelecom.
In this newly created role, he will be responsible for identifying new niches and overseeing the development of services for the company’s business in the digital economy, including an assessment of their investment attractiveness, working with technological start-ups and creating alliances and partnerships with innovative companies.
Aivazov joined Rostelecom last autumn as the director for business development .This was also a new postion in the company at that time.
Prior to Rostelecom Aivazov led companies that specialised in direct investment and asset consolidation, dealt with M&A transactions in Russia and abroad, and strategic consulting in the period 2000-2011.
He then specialised in investing in high-tech companies from different countries from 2011 until joining Rostelecom last year.