Svetlana Demyashkevich, X5 Retail Group

Svetlana Demyashkevich, Chief Financial Officer X5 Retail Group.
X5 Retail Group
Svetlana Demyashkevich, Chief Financial Officer X5 Retail Group.

Svetlana Demyashkevich is chief financial officer for X5 Retail Group.

Svetlana joined X5 in June 2017.

Since 2005, she held several senior positions at Alfa-Bank, including head of audit and IFRS reporting. She created and led the financial control service, investor and rating agency relations, the business intelligence centre, and the centralised purchasing service.

In her most recent post as Deputy CFO, Svetlana also chaired the tender committee and the credit committee for small- and medium-sized corporate clients, and was involved in the activities of the Boards of Directors of several of the bank's subsidiaries.

From 2002 to 2004, she audited financial institutions at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and was the Financial Controller at UNICEF Russia.

Svetlana graduated with honours from the Financial University of the Government of the Russian Federation and is an ACCA qualified accountant.