Management of Moscow Exchange’s day-to-day operations is carried out by the Chairman of the Executive Board (the Chief Executive Officer) and the Executive Board, which is the collective executive body of Moscow Exchange.
Chief Executive Officer
Alexander Afanasiev has been Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Moscow Exchange since June 2012.
Prior to joining Moscow Exchange, he spent 13 years at Bank WestLB Vostok, a subsidiary of the German banking group WestLB AG, most recently as a Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board. Prior to his work at WestLB, Mr Afanasiev was an Executive Board member of Bank Imperial.
From 2005 to 2011 Mr Afanasiev was Chairman of the MICEX FX Market Council. From 2009 to 2013 he co-chaired the National Foreign Exchange Association and from 2011 to 2014 the National Securities Market Association.
Mr Afanasiev has been working in the Russian financial sector since 1991. He worked at the Bank of Russia earlier in his career, and was among the founders of the Russian Project Finance Bank, the first investment bank with foreign capital in Russia.
He subsequently served as Executive Director of this bank. Alexander Afanasiev graduated from the Moscow Financial Institute with a degree in international economic relations and holds a PhD in economicsDoesn’t own Shares in Moscow Exchange.
Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board
Andrey Shemetov was born in the Bryansk region on July 18, 1974.
Mr. Shemetov graduated from State University of Management with a specialty in Management of Entrepreneurship. He was awarded the FFMS Certificate 1.0 and the Russian Federal Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Service Certificate in Risk Management.
In 1995 Mr. Shemetov joined the Russian Stock market. In 2008 he headed ATON LLC, which is a part of ATON Group.
Andrey Shemetov was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Moscow Exchange Executive Board on November 12, 2012.Holds 0.002% (50,000 shares) in Moscow Exchange (as of 31 December 2014).
Chief Information Officer, member of the Executive Board
Sergei Poliakoff is the Chief Information Officer and the Executive Board member of Moscow Exchange. Before joining Moscow Exchange, Sergei was based in New York, where he held senior management positions at AQS Financial Markets, Deutsche Bank, NatWest Securities and Morgan Stanley.
He received a BS in Computer Science from the Polytechnic Institute of New York, and an MS in Mathematics and Computer Science from the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University.Doesn’t own Shares in Moscow Exchange.
Chief Financial Officer, member of the Executive Board
Evgeny Fetisov was born in 1975. He graduated from the Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federation with a specialty in World Economics. He also studied finance at Harvard Business School.
From 1994 Evgeny worked for various banks and consulting firms including Сitibank и McKinsey & Company.
From 2007 he was the Managing Director and Partner of Da Vinci Capital Management being in charge of financial sector investment.
In the meantime he was a member of the Board of Directors of RTS Stock Exchange from 2009. After the merger of two exchanges he was a member of the Corporate Governance Commission and Deputy Head of the Budget Commission of Moscow Exchange.
In February 2013 Evgeny was appointed Finance Director and confirmed as a member of the Executive Board of Moscow Exchange.Holds 0.00406 % (96,649 shares) in Moscow Exchange (as of 31 December 2014).
Chief Operating Officer (COO), member of the Executive Board
Dmitry was born in 1975. In 1998 he graduated from the Moscow State Technological Institute ("Stankin"). He joined MICEX same year as an expert of the Department for Trading and Clearing Systems Support of the Derivatives Market. Then he held different positions within the FX market division at the Exchange. Dmitry was immediately engaged in arranging the operation of National Clearing Center and transferring clearing on the FX market to NCC. In 2009 he organized the work of the MICEX Operational Center.
Dmitry was a Deputy Head of the Project Center for the Integration since April 2011.
In 2012 he was appointed Executive Director of Operations at the Moscow Exchange.
Dmitry holds a PhD in technical sciences specializing in automating processes and production.Holds 0.00526 % (119,846 shares) in Moscow Exchange (as of 31 December 2014).