Julia Solovieva was appointed as Lenta’s independent non-executive Director in 2018.
Board Committees: Ms Solovieva is a member of the Audit, Nomination, and Remuneration committees.
Experience: Julia has over 20 years experience in the internet search, media, retail and telecoms sectors. Julia joined Google in 2013 as Managing Director/Country Manager Russia, and has been Director, Business Operations for Emerging Markets EMEA since 2016. From 2007 to 2012 she held various senior positions including the role of President, at Prof-Media, one of Russia’s largest media groups. Prior to this she held various corporate development and other leadership roles in the telecoms sector and also has experience in strategy consulting with Booz Allen Hamilton Netherlands and as Director of Operations for Mary Kay Russia and CIS.
Other roles: Julia is currently a Managing Director, Business Operations Emerging Markets EMEA at Google.
Qualifications: Julia holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in foreign languages from Moscow State Linguistic University.