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14 June 2022

Lyudmila Smirnova was appointed Deputy General Director of Gazprom-Media Holding

Gazprom-Media Holding, the leading media holding in Russia and Eastern Europe, announces a new appointment. The position of Deputy General Director of the company was taken by Lyudmila Smirnova. She will deal with financial, corporate and operational matters.

Gazprom-Media Holding is the undisputed industry leader and trendsetter in the fields of television, digital and film production. I am glad to become a part of the large team and work side by side with the strongest professionals in our country. I am sure that there are many tasks ahead of us, accomplishment of which will help us to strengthen our position in the market.
Lyudmila Smirnova Deputy General Director of Gazprom-Media Holding

Prior to joining Gazprom-Media Holding, Lyudmila Smirnova worked at PJSC VimpelCom (Beeline brand), where she held the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the company and was responsible for financial and management reporting, planning and budget execution. She previously worked for Hewlett-Packard Russia, Hearst Shkulev Media, Tele2 and Kaspersky Lab.
Svetlana Fefilova, who held the position of the Deputy General Director of the holding, leaves the company.

Svetlana Fefilova joined the holding team during the pandemic and helped us get through this turbulent period successfully. Processes within the company have been accelerated and diversified. We are grateful to Svetlana for the work done and wish her good luck in her future projects. We are glad to welcome Lyudmila Smirnova to our team. She has already begun to dive into the processes in key areas. Her diverse experience developed during her work in IT companies, telecom operators and media, will help us achieve maximum efficiency in various environments in which Gazprom-Media Holding operates.
Aleksandr Zharov CEO of Gazprom-Media Holding