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Management Team

Anatoly Karachinsky, President of IBS Group

Anatoly Karachinsky founded the IBS Company in 1992 and was its president until 1997. Afterwards, he became the president of IBS Group of Companies. He develops the strategic direction and investment policy of the group. He also provides expert and analytical work for large national and international IT projects.

Anatoly Karachinsky
Anatoly Karachinsky. Copyright: Forbes/Y. Chichkov

Anatoly has been working on the formation of a new information society in Russia and actively promotes the economic potential of the country in the field of high technology.

Anatoly Karachinsky is the chairman of the board of directors of the public company Luxoft, whose shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. He is also part of the supervisory board of Public Joint Stock Company "Moscow Exchange MICEX-RTS."

In 2013, he was included in the 14th annual ranking of the top Russian managers by the Association of Russian Managers and the Kommersant publishing house. In 2003, he became the first Russian businessman to win the "Entrepreneur of the Year 2003 – Russia" competition, which was established by Ernst and Young (EY) in 35 countries.

Sergey Matsotsky, Chairman of IBS

Sergey Matsotsky has been the Chairman of the Board of IBS since 2007. From 1997 until January 2012, he also served as the General Director. Before that, since 1992 he was the Executive Director of IBS.

Sergey Matsotsky
Sergey Matsotsky, IBS. Copyright: IBS

Today, he is responsible for system integration in IBS Group of Companies, ensures strategic and operational leadership of the business and also provides centralized management of large-scale information projects.

Time and again he has been among the ten most influential people in the computer market (DATOR Top100 and MKK ratings) and was included in the top 1,000 most professional managers of Russia by the Association of Russian Managers and the Kommersant publishing house.

Svetlana Balanova, General Director of IBS

Svetlana Balanova became the General Director of IBS in 2012. The area of her responsibility includes operational management tasks, including improving economic efficiency and sustainable development.

Svetlana Balanova
Svetlana Balanova, IBS. Copyright: IBS

She holds an MBA degree from the Open University Business School, UK.

She has been repeatedly included in the list of the top best managers in the IT industry as part of the annual ranking of the "Top 1000 leading managers of Russia" by the Russian Managers Association (RMA) and the Kommersant publishing house.