RU: CTC Media announces New Chief Strategic Communications Officer

Russian independent media company, CTC Media Inc, announced the appointment of Alexey Shchedrin as Chief Strategic Communications Officer. This includes Financial Communications and Investor Relations, which will continue to be led Ekaterina Ostrova; Public Relations, headed by Maria Starovoyt; and Communications Support for Television Projects, led by Elena Shneyderova, who was previously responsible for the CTC channel public relations.

Shchedrin previously served as the Director of Corporate Communications and Investor RelatioCTC Media announces New Chief Strategic Communications Officerns at Nord Gold N.V. from 2011 until October 2013, where he was responsible for developing and implementing strategies for the company's financial and corporate communications, as well as investor relations. From 2009 to 2011, Alexey was the Senior Consultant for Corporate and Financial Communications at the communications agency, Mikhailov and Partners. From 2006 to 2009, he worked at Severstal, LLC., as an investor relations manager.

CTC Media, Incorporated is a leading media company in Russia. It owns and operates two national free–to–air TV networks in Russia. It also operates two channels in the CIS - Channel 31 in Kazakhstan and a TV company in Uzbekistan.

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