Russian broadcaster CTC Media has named Nikolay Surikov as chief financial officer.
Surikov was previously chief financial officer of VTB Bank subsidiary VTB Factoring and served as corporate reporting director of service provider MTS from 2004-08.
Boris Podolsky, CEO of CTC Media, said: “I am delighted to welcome Nikolay to the CTC Media management team. He is one of the best financial professionals in Russia and a top performing executive. I had a pleasure of working with Nikolay in the past and highly value his professionalism and deep knowledge of finance and accounting. Nikolay’s extensive experience within leading Russian companies and an impressive track record of successfully implemented projects makes him a great addition to our team.”