Expat execs in Russia

Sergey Vorobyov, Managing Partner and co-founder of Ward Howell International

1964 - Born in St. Petersburg
1987 - Graduates, St. Petersburg State Technical University
1990 - Founder, Baltic HR consulting firm
1993 - Moves to Moscow
1993 - Founder, Ward Howell International
1997 - Graduates, joint school of business administration Insead, France
1998 - Ranked in global 200 executive recruiters
2001 - Eisenhower fellowship, U.S.
2002 - Enters Young Presidents Organisation

As Russia’s economy continues to expand at one of the highest rates in Europe, the need for management talent increases proportionally. More and more Western executives turn their eyes towards Russia, and many growing Russian companies are only happy to fall under their leadership. Why is the demand for foreign managers so high in Russia? And what attracts them to Russia?