Commercial Manager with experience in Nokia, P&G, and Carlsberg Group in Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia. Canadian permanent resident. Ready to relocate at own expense


  • Marketing Director

    at Carlsberg

    March 2015 - December 2019

    Almaty Qalasy

    Marketing Director: Cambodia: August 2018 – December 2019; Azerbaijan: June 2016 – June 2018; Kazakhstan: March 2015 - July 2018 I led the establishment of marketing function in Cambodia and Azerbaijan Cambodia: we achieved double-digit growth for soft drinks business through first-ever in Asia Pacific region Pepsi Taste Challenge project (Carlsberg is a Pepsi bottler in Cambodia) and disruptive digital promotion mechanic Azerbaijan: our team stabilized multi-year decline in six months. The company delivered a 10% volume growth and doubled its profit after three years of decline. Kazakhstan: our team achieved record sales volume and profit every year in 2015-18. Kazakhstan was the fastest-growing country in terms of market share globally in Carlsberg Group in 2016 and 2017

  • Group Brand Manager

    at Carlsberg

    October 2013 - February 2015

    Almaty Qalasy

    I led optimization of local brands portfolio, which helped to increase overall profitability and commercial investment efficiency for the group of brands My team recovered flagship brand from 5-year length decline to triple-digit growth in revenue and profits with a highly successful introduction of a new variant

  • Marketing and Sales manager

    at Nokia

    August 2007 - August 2013

    Almaty Qalasy

    Different roles in marketing, sales and GTM functions in Kazakhstan, Russia and Azerbaijan


  • MBA

    at Warwick Business School

    2011 - 2014 (3 years) Warwickshire

  • Bachelor

    at Kazakh Economic University

    1997 - 2001 (4 years) Almaty Qalasy

Services offered

  • Marketing manager

    I have proven experience in driving companies' net revenue and profit in a challenging environment. I helped to turn around two companies for Carlsberg and showed solid sales performance in the Caucasus when most of Nokia markets in Eastern Europe were rapidly collapsing

    I graduated with Executive MBA from one of the most respected UK business schools (Warwick Business School) with distinction for Strategic Marketing

    I established digital and social media expertise for Carlsberg and Nokia in assigned markets.

    I ran the development of several successful product and marketing innovations: ginseng flavored stout in Cambodia (Black Panther), strongest beer in Kazakhstan ever (Beerkhan), digital loyalty program (Pepsi) and contributed to the development of regional versions of many Nokia mobile and smartphones (e.g. Nokia Oro) 


  • English Negotiation