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    The Lagopharm team has more than 30 highly qualified specialists with extensive experience in the Russian pharmaceutical market. The company's management is distinguished by professionalism, focus on results and commitment to the most stringent ethical standards of doing business.

    Yuri Raifeld

    The President

    Elena Brin

    General manager

    Alexey Cherpakov

    Executive Director

    Svetlana Miroshnikova

    Commercial Director

    Olga Vybornaya

    Chief accountant

    Natalia Konoplyanko

    Director of marketing

    Inga Matveeva

    Head of sales

    Tatyana Ryazanova

    Manager for working with pharmacy chains

    Elena Kabaeva

    Medical Director

    Tatyana Matveeva

    Quality manager

    Dmitry Dmitriev

    Financial Director

    Mikhail Groubman

    Development Director

    Yuri Raifeld

    Yuri Efimovich Raifeld has more than 30 years of successful management experience. For today Yuri Efimovich leads a group of companies: Lagopharm, Raifarm, and Atlant Clinical. Previously, Mr.Raifeld held a post of President and chief operating officer of the contract research organization ClinStar.

    Before starting the business, Professor Raifeld founded and headed the laboratory of the complete synthesis of biologically active components at the Lomonosov Moscow State University of Fine Chemical Technologies (MITHT). Yuri Efimovich worked at Wyeth company (USA) during seven years. At Wyeth he managed a team of thirty researchers, who developed and patented a new type of RSV inhibitors.

    Yuri Efimovich Raifeld is the author of more than 120 scientific articles, which are published in russian and international publishing houses. 20 patents are registered under his name.

    Elena Brin

    Elena graduated from the North – Ossetian State Medical Academy as a doctor. After completing post-graduate studies at the Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Elena received a PhD in medicine and worked as a professor at the Department of pharmacology. Elena got business education (MBA) in Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics (MESI).

    Elena started her career in the pharmaceutical industry in 1993 as a medical representative of Boehringer Ingelheim.  Further, Elena worked in senior positions in sales and marketing in such large companies as: Schering Plough, Leciva, GlaxoSmith Kline. For the period from 2009 to 2019 Elena was General Director of the company “Actelion pharmaceuticals RUS”.

    Since May 2019 Elena has been holding the position of General Director of Lagopharm. As General Director Elena provides overall management and control of the activities of the company Lagopharm.

    Alexey Cherpakov

    Alexey graduated from the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University) as a doctor. He received a business education at Moscow State Institute of International Relations, his specialization is foreign economic relationship. Alexey launched his career in the pharmaceutical industry in 1996. He has held various senior positions in sales and marketing at major companies such as Pharmacia & Upjohn, Ipsen, Pfizer and Raifarm. From 2014 to 2015, Alexey was the General Director of Acino Pharma Rus.

    Since 2016 Alexey has been holding the position of Executive Director of Lagopharm. As part of his responsibilities, Alexey searches for new partners and opportunities to expand the scope. He is engaged in business development in order to achieve long-term sales growth indicators, ensures the fulfillment of obligations under current license agreements.

    Svetlana Miroshnikova

    Svetlana received a higher medical education at the Altai State Medical University. Svetlana has been working in the pharmaceutical industry since 1998, her career was started in the company GROWTH. From 2007 to 2016, Svetlana worked for GlaxoSmithKline, firstly as a regional distribution Manager, then, thanks to her professional qualities, she quickly took the position of national commercial Manager. Before joining the management team of Lagopharm, Svetlana was the head of the commercial Department of the Veropharm group of companies (part of the Abbott company).

    Svetlana has been the head of the commercial Department since almost the first days of Lagopharm. Knowledge of current market trends and twenty-year experience in the pharmaceutical industry contribute to the dynamic development of the company.

    Olga Vybornaya

    Olga graduated from Moscow Technological University with a degree in Finance and credit from the faculty of Economics and management. In 2014, Olga was certified by the Institute of professional accountants and auditors of Russia as a Chief accountant of a commercial organization. In 2015, she received a diploma in international financial reporting standards DipIFR. Nowadays Olga is qualified by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Olga has been working in the pharmaceutical industry since 2007. Olga took great part in the creation of the company Lagopharm. At the moment, her area of responsibility includes managing the financial function of the company, including tax planning, budgeting and interaction with credit institutions.

    Natalia Konoplyanko

    Natalia graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University with a degree in chemistry. Moreover, she received a diploma in translation from the Moscow State Linguistic University. Natalia started moving up the career ladder in the pharmaceutical industry in 1998 as a medical representative of Janssen Cilag.  Moreover, Natalia worked in leading positions in the areas of marketing, sales, market access, medical support and commercial efficiency in such large companies as: Schering-Plough, Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline, Baxter. Natalia’s has great experience in therapeutic areas and distribution channels of the variety of products: from over-the-counter medications to prescription drugs, hospital medications and medical products.

    Natalia has extensive professional expertise in introducing new drugs to the market, as well as implementing innovative methods for promoting and evaluating business performance. Since 2020, Natalia has been the head of the marketing Department of Lagopharm.

    Inga Matveeva

    Inga graduated from Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University (RNRMU) with specialisation in Pediatrics, used to work as a practical doctor. Inga got the MBA degree after a 2-year full-time training program at the Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research (KIMEP University). After her master’s degree, she worked for 5 years in the Heineken Group as a brand Manager for Heineken.

    Inga has been in the pharmaceutical business since 2006. She headed the marketing departments of companies Berlin Chemie Menarini and KRKA. Inga is skilled manager with successful and long-term experience in the Bayer group (Kazakhstan and Central Asia): business Manager Dermatology, business Manager General therapy. From 2014 to 2017 she held the position of Director of Acino (Kazakhstan).

    Inga joined the command Lagopharm in May 2017 as head of the Department of medical representatives. She is responsible for recruiting and training employees, their professional development, conducting cycle meetings, ensuring the implementation of the sales plan and key performance indicators.

    Tatyana Ryazanova

    Tatyana graduated from the Altai state Agrarian University with a degree in veterinary medicine. She got her first experience in the pharmaceutical business in the company GROWTH. From 2008 to 2015, she went from a pharmaceutical representative to a Manager working with Federal pharmacy chains Sanofi, Romfarma, and OTCpharm. From 2015-2019, she worked in the company Laboratoires Expanscience as a National Manager.

    In March 2020, she joined the team of Lagopharm, in which she successfully applies her experience and knowledge.

    Elena Kabaeva

    Elena has an outstanding experience in the field of regulatory issues in Russia. As part of her professional activity, she has provided consulting services for more than 100 registration applications, playing a leading role in solving the most complex and non-trivial regulatory tasks, always ensuring a positive result for the client. Her experience in regulatory processes in Russia and other CIS countries makes Elena an indisputable authority in this field. For the company Lagopharm Elena performs a full range of services for pharmacovigilance, medical and regulatory support.

    Elena Vasilievna worked for more than 20 years as an associate Professor of internal medicine at the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University), where she received PhD in Medical sciences.

    Tatyana Matveeva

    Tatiana graduated from the Specialized Training and Research Center at Novosibirsk State University. She received a bachelor’s degree in quality Management at The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. Currently, she is receiving a master’s degree in Economics and Law in the same place.

    Since 2017, she has been working at Raifarm as a quality assurance Specialist. Then she joined the Lagopharm team in April 2020.

    Dmitry Dmitriev

    For more than 20 years Dmitry Viktorovich Dmitriev has been gaining professional seniority in the pharmaceutical industry. Before joining the Lagopharm team, Dmitry Viktorovich headed the Russian office of PharmaNet as Director of clinical research. Earlier, he held the position of the head of clinical research at Pfizer in Moscow, where he was widely respected for administrative skills. Actually, Mr. Dmitriev was awarded as “the best Group Leader in Pfizer Russia”.

    Dmitry Viktorovich has PhD degree in medicine, he used to work as an associate Professor at the Department of propaedeutics of internal diseases of the Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University (RNRMU). Dmitry Viktorovich has extensive clinical practice, more than 40 publications, one monograph and 5 patents are published by him.

    Dmitry Viktorovich graduated from the MBA program at the Open University (Great Britain).

    Dmitry Viktorovich’s unique knowledge and experience ensure the company’s steady growth and development each year.

    Mikhail Groubman

    Mikhail earned a master’s degree in biochemistry at Lomonosov Moscow State University. Mikhail started his career at the clinical Department of GlaxoSmithKline, where he served as regional manager for clinical research on oncology. Subsequently, Mikhail worked as a regional director of the Department of health services of the commercial Department.

    In 2012 Mikhail became the head of Atlant Clinical, an independent international contract research organization. In 2016 he joined Lagopharm team.