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Svetlana Demyashkevich, X5 Retail Group

Svetlana Demyashkevich, Chief Financial Officer Yandex.

Svetlana Demyashkevich is chief financial officer for Yandex. Demyashkevich was the former chief financial officer for X5 Retail Group since June 2017.

She has 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.

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.