Two weeks of staff changes and high-profile appointments

    Over the past two weeks, a large number of interesting personnel shifts have taken place in the Russian IT sector, reflecting current trends in the market and in the largest companies.

    To complete the “carnival of departures and appointments”, it became known yesterday , and today the news was officially confirmed that Jack Dorsey is returning to CEO Twitter, while remaining the Executive Director, that is, CEO, another prominent startup - Square.

    Recall Jack Dorsey - co-founder of Twitter. He was the first CEO to leave his post in 2008. In 2011, he returned to the position of “internal” (interim) CEO and chairman of the board of directors of the company. Mr. Dorsey did not hesitate to take advantage of the post immediately and announced the appointment of the new operating director (COO) of Twitter.


    What happened on the Russian personnel market for a fortnight - under the cut.

    Nikolai Shuklin was fired from the position of marketing director at Aviasales (with a negative recommendation from Kalinov, as Roem reports ).

    Anatoly Orlov, one of Yandex’s veteran with over 10 years of experience developing and improving the search, left the company without ongoing plans for further employment.

    And Leonid Filatov, the founder of Masterhost and the creator of Openstat, got a job in the Sputnik search engine as the director of the Department of Analytical Services and Statistics, as reported on his Facebook account.



    Two specialists came to Rambler & Co at once:

    • Yandex product manager of geographic information services Nikolay Meshcheryakov, who launched Yandex.Parking, got a product manager at Rambler. Real Estate.
    • Another specialist from Yandex, Alexander Logachev, who developed Yandex.Crypt, took the position of director of the development of classroom and advertising technologies.

    And another person left Yandex - this is the former head of the Yandex.Handbook data production service Leonid Kuligin, who goes to work in a large Russian bank to work with Big Data and analytics.

    Another person who left the place of a long stay and even more - the company in the creation of which was directly involved, is Anna Shkirina, already a former CEO, but still co-founder of Delivery Club after six and a half years of career. In 2014, the company was sold to the international Foodpanda, which appointed on October 1 the new CEO Ralph Wenzel.

    And finally, no longer parting, but vice versa.

    Kirill Semenikhin, former director of the Microsoft regional sales department in Russia, became director of Innopolis University.

    Maria Ivanyushchenkova, former chief editor of Secret of the Firm, took a similar position in the Harvard Business Review in Russia. "The Secret of the Company" Maria left after buying the publication Rambler & Co, according to "Vedomosti".

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